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Delaware
Dover
Delaware State Police Museum
1425 North DuPont Highway
Dover DE  19901
Phone 
302 739-7700
Web Site  http://www.state.de.us/dsp/museum/Default.htm
E-mail mailto:dspmuseum@aol.com
Description vehicles, uniforms, patches, history of the state police
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

Johnson Victrola Museum
Bank & New Streets
Dover DE
Phone 
302 739-4266
Web Site  www.destatemuseums.org
Description
Type of Resource 
Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Entertainment
Research /Reading  Archives

 
  Delaware
Fenwick Island
Discover Sea Shipwreck Museum
708 Ocean Highway (2nd fl)
Fenwick Island DE  19944
Phone 
302 539-9366
Web Site www.discoversea.com
Description  Artifacts, pictures, films
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Maritime
Collection N-Z  Shipwrecks
 

  DE

  Georgetown

  Elsie Williams Doll Collection

  Delaware Technical and Community College Library

  Route 18

  Georgetown  DE  19947    

  Phone 302 856-9033

  Alt Phone  302 856-5400

  Web Site http://www.treasuresofthesea.org/other.html

  Description  600 dolls, in community college library

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Collection A-F  Dolls

  New or Updated:  7/30/2006

  DE
 
Georgetown
 
Treasures of the Sea Exhibit
 
Delaware Technical & Community College
 
PO Box 610
 
Georgetown  DE  19947    
 
Phone  302 856-5700
 
Web Site  http://www.treasuresofthesea.org/
 
Description  artifacts and treasure from shipwrecked Spanish Galleon Nuestra de Atocha
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Maritime
 
Era      1622
 
New or Updated:  08/21/2003

 
  Delaware
Lewes
Lightship Overfalls LV118
Pilottown Rd
Lewes DE 19958
Phone
Web Site 
http://www.leweschamber.com/history.html
Description
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Maritime
Era  1892-1961
Owner/Operator:  Lewes Historical Society
 

  DE

  Milton

  Lydia Ann B Cannon Museum

  210  Union Street

  PO Box 112

  Milton  DE  19968    

  Phone 302 684-1010

  Web Site http://www.historicmilton.org/

  E-mail  mailto:info@historicmilton.org

  Alt Web http://www.destateparks.com/greenway/trailguides/autotour/side/sidetrip.htm

  Description  shipbuilding tools & records

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Maritime

  Building Type  Church

  Era  1855

  Owner/Operator:  Milton Historical Society

  New or Updated:   1/12/2007

Delaware
North Bowers
Bowers Beach Maritime Museum
Main & Williams
North Bowers DE
Phone
Web Site http://www.visitdover.com/tours/attractbowersmus.html
Alt Web http://www.doverpost.com/PostArchives/11-28-01/pages/museum.html
Description local history and memorabilia
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Maritime
New or Updated: 04/09/2003

Delaware
Rehoboth Beach
Indian River Life Saving
130 Coastal Highway
Indian River Outlet
Rehoboth Beach DE  19971
Phone 
302 227-0478
Web Site  www.irlss.org
Description  only life-saving station in its original location on the east coast
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Maritime
Nature of Group or Site  Government
Field of Study/Science Facility  Space
Industry /Profession  Lifesaving
Era  1876
Owner/Operator:  Delaware Seashore Preservation Foundation

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  Delaware
Wilmington
Delaware Toy & Miniature Museum
6 Barley Mill Drive
Wilmington DE  19807
Phone 
302 427-8697
Web Site  www.sassnet.com
Description
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Collection A-F  Arms
Collection G-M  Miniatures

Kalmar Nyckel Foundation
1124 E Seventh St
Wilmington DE  19801
Phone 
302 429-7747
Web Site http://www.kalnyc.org/
E-mail  mailto:kalnyc@kalnyc.org
Description  replica of ship the brought first Swedish settlers in 1638
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Maritime
Building Type  Ship

 

 

 

 

  FL

  Apalachicola

  Apalachicola Maritime Museum

  268 Water St

  PO Box 625

  Apalachicola  FL  32320    

  Phone  904 653-8700

  Alt Web http://www.forgotten-florida.com/museums.htm

  Description  AS OF 8/06 PROBABLY CLOSED -ALL REFERENCES LEAD TO

                    DEAD LINKS gulf coast schooner and southern maritime history

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Maritime

  Building Type Ship

  New or Updated:  8/10/2006

FL
 
Cape Canaveral
  Air Force Space and Missile Museum (CCAFS)
 
PO Box 66
  Cape Canaveral  FL       32920    
  Phone 407 853-3245
  Web Site  http://www.the-cape.com/museum.htm
 
Alt Web  http://www.afspacemuseum.org/
 
Description  currently closed, museum site includes launch complex 5/6 where first two     US manned flights originated, and the blockhouse and control rooms of Complex 26
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
  Primary Focus  Aviation
  Field of Study/Science Facility  Space
  New or Updated:  07/28/2003

Florida
Clermont
House of Presidents
123 North Highway 27
Clermont FL  34711
Phone 
352 394-2836
Web Site  *****
Description
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Wax

Florida
Coral Gables
Creatibilitoys Museum of Advertising Icons
1550 Madruga Avenue
Fifth Floor
Coral Gables FL  33146
Phone 
305 663-7374
Web Site  http://www.toymuseum.com/
Description  located in PR firm office, on-line museum has photos of entire collection of advertising collectibles such as Jolly Green Giant dolls
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Nature of Group or Site  Online Museum
Industry /Profession  Media

Florida
Dania Beach
Game Fish Assoc Fishing Hall of Fame
300 Gulf Stream Way
Dania Beach FL  33004
Phone 
954 922-4212
Web Site http://www.igfa.org/museum/geninfo.html
Description  theatre, fish gallery, records, hall of fame, tackle, places
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Nature of Group or Site  Hall of Fame
Field of Study/Science Facility  Fishing
Research /Reading  Library

  FL

  Daytona Beach

  International Hamburger Hall of Fame

  1000 North Beach Street

  Daytona Beach  FL    32117    

  Phone 386 254-8753

  Web Site www.burgerweb.com

  E-mail  mailto:harry@hamburgerharry.com

  Description  personal collection of hamburger-related items based in a home

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
  
Industry  Food

  New or Updated:  12/20/2006

Florida
Eglin AFB
Air Force Armament Museum
100 Museum Drive
Elgin AFB FL  32542
Phone 
850 651-1808
Web Site  www.wg53.eglin.af.mil/armmus
Description
Type of Resource
Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Aviation

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Florida
Fort Lauderdale
Antique Car Museum Inc
1527 SW 1st Ave
Fort Lauderdale FL 33315
Phone 954 779-7300
Web Site http://www.antiquecarmuseum.org/
Description dedicated to the Packard Motor Company -- 22 Packards, Franklin Delano Roosevelt gallery, automobile memorabilia
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Automotive
New or Updated: 04/18/2003

Florida
Fort Lauderdale
Dillard Alumni Hall of Fame
1324 NW 27th Avenue
Fort Lauderdale FL 33311
Phone
954 797-9897
Web Site
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Description
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Nature of Group or Site Hall of Fame
New or Updated: 04/20/2003

Florida
Fort Lauderdale
International Swimming Hall of Fame, Inc

1 Hall of Fame Drive
Fort Lauderdale FL  33316
Phone 
954 462-6536
Web Site  http://www.ishof.org/
Description  swimming, diving, water polo, synchronized swimming memorabilia with 40 exhibits and displays, including medals, uniforms, swimsuits, automatic timing machine
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Sports
Nature of Group or Site  Hall of Fame
Research /Reading  Archive
 
  Florida
Jacksonville
Jacksonville Maritime Museum Society
1015 Museum Circle
Jacksonville FL
Phone 
904 398-9011
Web Site  http://www.jaxmarmus.com/
E-mail  mailto:rzbz@aug.com
Description  features large model of Saratoga aircraft carrier
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Maritime
Collection G-M  Models

Florida
Jensen Beach
Maritime and Yachting Museum - Florida
3006 NW Federal Highway
Jensen Beach FL   34957
Phone 
561 692-1234
Web Site
Description 
several vessels in collection
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Maritime
Building Type  Ship

Florida
Jupiter
Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse
Lighthouse Park
500 Capt Armour's Way
Jupiter FL
Phone 561 747-8380
Alt Phone 561 747-6639
Web Site http://www.lrhs.org/JIL.htm
Description lighthouse on top of Indian shell mound, designed by George Meade, later Union General, still active maritime aid
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Maritime
Building Type Lighthouse
Era 1860
Owner/Operator: Loxahatchee River Historical Society
New or Updated: 05/14/2003

Florida
Key Largo
Maritime Museum of the Florida Keys
102670 Highway US 1
Key Largo FL  33037
Phone 
305 451-6444
Web Site  http://www.atocha1622.com/
Description  shipwreck relics, reconstructed shipwreck site
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Maritime


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