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  Hawaii

  Fort DeRussy

  US Army Museum of Hawai'i

  Fort Battery

  PO Box 8064

  Fort DeRussy  HI   96830    

  Phone   808 955-9552

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

  E-mail  mailto:info@hiarmymuseumsoc.org

  Description  Exhibits on early Hawaiian warfare,  in WWI through Vietnam

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  New or Updated:  12/19/2005


Honolulu
Hawai'i Maritime Center
Pier 7
Honolulu Harbor
Honolulu HI  96813
Phone 
808 536-6373
Alt Phone  808 523-6151
Web Site  www.holoholo.org/maritime
Description  ships, surfing, whaling,
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Maritime
Building Type  Ship
Collection N-Z  Surfing

Hawaii
Honolulu
Hawaii Museum of Flying
Address
Honolulu HI
Phone 808 682-4041
Web Site http://www.geocities.com/thmoflying2003/
Alt Web mailto:thmoflying@aol.com
Description Aircraft and equipment that were operated from the Hawaiian Islands in the Mid Pacific theater of operations -  text courtesy HMF
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Aviation
Collection G-M Helicopters
New or Updated: 03/26/2003

USS Arizona Memorial
1 Arizona Memorial Road
Honolulu HI   96818
Phone 
808 422-2771
Web Site  www.nps.gov/usar/
Description  memorial over sunken hull of battleship
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Maritime
Building Type Ship
Industry /Profession  Naval

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Hawaii
Kahului
International Paper Airplane Museum
Maui Mall
Kahului HI 96732
Phone
808 877-8916
Web Site
http://www.shaka.com/~edynray/pam/
Description
2500 paper airplanes, Hawaiian aviation memorabilia and photos -- in a mall setting
Type of Resource
Specialty Museum
Primary Focus
Aviation
Collection N-Z Models
New or Updated:
05/11/2003

Hawaii
Lahaina
Carthaginian II Floating Museum
Lahaina Harbor
Lahaina HI 96761
Phone 808 661-8527
Web Site http://www.lahainarestoration.org/index.html
Description replica brig with whale and whaling exhibits
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Maritime
Building Type Ship
Industry /Profession Whaling
Owner/Operator: Lahaina Restoration Society
New or Updated: 05/19/2003

Hale Pai
Lahainaluna High School
Lahaina Road
Lahaina HI 96761
Phone
808 667-7040
Web Site  http://www.hawaiischoolreports.com/lahaina/lsite28.htm
Description  first publishing house in the islands
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Industrial
Industry /Profession  Printing
Era  1834

Hawaii
Lahaina
Whalers Village Museum
2435 Kaanapali Parkway #H16
Lahaina HI 96761
Phone 808 661-5992
Web Site http://www.whalersvillage.com/museum/museum.htm
Description indoor exhibits/outdoor displays including whale boat and gear located in shopping complex
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Maritime
Industry /Profession Whaling
Collection N-Z Scrimshaw
New or Updated: 05/21/2003

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Hawaii
Waikiki
Damien Museum and Archives
130 Ohua Avenue
St Augustine's Church
Waikiki HI 96815
Phone 808 923-2690
Web Site http://www.hawaiimuseums.org/mc/isoahu_damien.htm
Alt Web http://www.hawaiiweb.com/html/damien_museum_and_archives.html
Description devoted to priest who created the Hansen Disease (leprosy) colony on
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
Industry /Profession Medical
Research /Reading Archives
Era 1840-1889
New or Updated: 05/30/2003
 
    IA
 
Anamosa
 
Anamosa State Penitentiary Museum
 
PO Box 144
 
Anamosa                              IA
 
Phone   319 462-2386
 
Web Site  http://www.asphistory.com/museum/
 
Description  located just outside prison wall in former cheese factory
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Building Type   Prison
 
Industry /Profession Law Enforcement
 
New or Updated:      12/15/2003

  IA
 
Anamosa
 
National Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame
 
200 E Main Street
 
PO Box 405
 
Anamosa                              IA               52205   
 
Phone   319 462-3925
 
Web Site  http://www.nationalmcmuseum.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:national_mc_museum@hotmail.com
 
Description  road bikes, racing bikes, antiques, bicycles, toys
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Automotive
 
Collection G-M  Motorcycles
 
New or Updated:      12/15/2003

Iowa
Britt
Hobo Museum
PO Box 413
Britt IA 50423
Phone 
641 843-9104
Web Site  www.hobo.com
Description  location of annual hobo convention will have a home in this museum in 2003
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility

 
  Iowa
Cedar Rapids
Iowa Masonic Library and Museum
813 1st Avenue SE
mail: PO Box 279 52406
Cedar Rapids IA  52402
Phone 
319 365-1438
Web Site  http://showcase.netins.net/web/iowamasons/library.html
E-mail  mailto:Librarian@gl-iowa.org
Description  primarily a library, display cases display Masonic aprons, commemorative pieces, swords, gavels, medals & badges
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Group Identity  Masons
Research /Reading  Library

National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library
30 16th Avenue SW
Cedar Rapids IA 52404
Phone 
319 362-8500
Web Site  www.ncsml.org/
Description  Web site contains very extensive list of link to all things Czech
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Kind of Activity  Link List
Group Identity Eastern European

 
  Iowa
Council Bluff
Union Pacific Railroad Museum
200 Pearl Street
Council Bluff IA
Phone 712 329-8307
Web Site http://www.uprr.com/aboutup/history/museum/index.shtml
Alt Web http://www.historicomaha.com/upmusm.htm
Description open May 2003, new home of UP railroad collection, includes materials from surveying original line to GPS technology
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Railroad
Building Type Library
New or Updated: 06/07/2003
 

  IA

  Council Bluffs

  Great Plains Wing Commemorative Air Force

  16803 McCandless Road

  Council Bluffs Municipal Airport

  Council Bluffs  IA

  Phone  712 322-2435

  Web Site http://www.greatplainswing.org/museum.htm

  Description  WW II military artifacts in hangar with several WWII aircraft & vehicles

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  Industry /Profession Air Force

  New or Updated:  6/26/2007


  IA

  Council Bluffs

  Railswest Railroad Museum

  16th Ave & South Main St

  Council Bluffs  IA

  Phone  712 323-5182

  Web Site  http://www.thehistoricalsociety.org/Depot.htm

  Description  restored depot houses railroad memorabilia and HO rail layout, rail

                    cars displayed outside

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Railroad

  Building Type  Depot

  Collection G-M   Model Railroad

  Collection N-Z  Rolling Stock

  Era  1899

  Owner/Operator:  Historical Society Pottawattamie County

  New or Updated:  7/26/2007

 
  Iowa
Dyersville
Dyer-Botsford House and Doll Museum
331 First Avenue East
MAIL: 120 Third Street SW 52040
Dyersville IA 52040
Phone 563 875-2504
Web Site http://freepages.history.rootsweb.com/~dyerbotsford/hisoc.html
Alt Web http://www.rootsweb.com/~iadubuqu/Dyersville/dyer_botsford.html
Description over 1000 dolls collected over 40 years, hand carved circus, Christmas decorations, genealogy library at mailing address
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility Genealogy
Collection A-F Dolls
Collection N-Z Toys
Research /Reading Library
Era 1850
Owner/Operator: Dyersville Area Historical Society
New or Updated: 05/13/2003

National Farm Toy Museum
1110 16th Avenue Ct SE
Dyersville IA  52040
Phone 
319 875-2727
Description
Web Site  www.nftmonline.com
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Collection N-Z  Toys

 
 

  IA

  Elk Horn

  Danish Immigrant Museum

  2212 Washington Street

  PO Box 470

  Elk Horn  IA  51531    

  Phone  712 764-7001

  Web Site http://dkmuseum.org/

  Description  Danish history & culture, immigrant experience, 2 houses & chapel on

                     30 acre site

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Building Collection

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Genealogy

  Group Identity  Scandinavian

  Research  Library

  New or Updated:  7/25/2006

Iowa
Greenfield
Iowa Aviation Museum
2251 Airport Road
PO Box 31
Greenfield IA 50849
Phone  641 343-7184
Web Site http://www.flyingmuseum.com/
E-mail mailto:aviation@mddc.com
Description 11vintage civilian & 2 military aircraft, Iowa Aviation Hall of Fame, aviation memorabilia & photos
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Aviation
Nature of Group or Site Hall of Fame
Collection N-Z Photography
New or Updated: 05/16/2003


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  Iowa
Iowa City
U IA Hospitals & Clinics Medical Museum
200 Hawkins Drive
Patient and Visitors Activities Center
Iowa City IA  52242
Phone
Web Site 
http://www.uihealthcare.com/depts/medmuseum/
E-mail  mailto:adrienne-drapkin@uiowa.edu
Description  located in Patient and Visitors Activities Center, exhibits throughout hospital complex
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Industry /Profession  Medical
 
  Iowa
Knoxville
National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum
1 Sprint Capital Place
Knoxville IA  50138
Phone 
641 842-6176
Web Site  www.classiccar.com/museums/sprint/sprint.htm
Description
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Automotive
Nature of Group or Site  Hall of Fame


  IA

  Lockridge

  Johnny Clock Museum

  711 West Main

  Lockridge   IA

  Phone   319 696-3711

  Web Site  *****

  Alt Web  http://www.seia.com/attractions.html

  Description  hand carved clocks

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Collection A-F Clocks

  New or Updated:    9/2/2004

 
  Iowa
Mason City
Van Horn's Antique Truck Museum
US Highway 65
Mason City IA
Phone 
641 423-0550
Web Site  http://www.globegazette.com/sitepages/community/artspages/museum.shtml
Description  trucks from 1909 on, store-front street, model circus
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Automotive
Industry /Profession  Circus
Collection N-Z Trucks


 
IA

  North Humboldt

  Don Jensen Museum

   411 4th Avenue

  North Humboldt  IA  50548    

  Phone   515 332-3343

  Web Site  *****

  Description  Also found references to old bicycle dealer & collectibles shop at that phone

                    number

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Automotive

  Collection A-F Bicycles

  Collection N-Z  Taxidermy

  New or Updated:  9/22/2004

 
  Iowa
Okoboji
Higgins Museum
Sanborn Avenue
Box 64
Okoboji IA 51355
Phone 712 332-5859
Web Site http://www.iowagreatlakes.com/_ent/areaattractions/higgins/index.asp
Description dedicated to the history of the National Banks, which issued their own
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Industrial
Nature of Group or Site Government
Collection G-M Money
New or Updated: 05/30/2003

Iowa
Ottumwa
Airpower Museum
22001 Bluegrass Road
Antique Airfield
Ottumwa IA  52501
Phone 
641 938-2773
Web Site  http://www.aaa-apm.org/
Description  collection of antique aircraft, many flyable, annual Fly-in, parts for sale, library
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Aviation
Research /Reading  Library


  IA

  Sioux Center

  Auto Museum

  Highway 75

  Sioux Center  IA  51520    

  Phone   712 722-1611

  Web Site  *****

  Description

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Automotive

  New or Updated:   9/15/2004

 
  Iowa
Sioux City
Trinity Heights-Saint Joseph Center Museum
PO Box 1707
Sioux City IA 51102
Phone 712 239-5835
Web Site http://www.sctrinityheights.org/
Description Site holds 33 foot high statue of Jesus Christ, museum houses life-sized wood carving of the Last Supper
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Religion

Iowa
Sioux City
Mid America Air Museum - Sioux City
Sioux Gateway Airport
PO Box 3525
Sioux City IA  51102
Phone 
712 252-5300
Web Site  http://www.midamericaairmuseum.com/
E-mail  mailto:topflite@pionet.net
Description  15 aircraft and other exhibits temporarily closed pending construction of new facility
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Aviation
Owner/Operator:  Siouxland Aviation Historical Association

 
   
  Iowa
Spillville
Billy Clock Exhibit/Antonin Dvorak Exhibit
323 North Main St
Spillville IA  52168
Phone 
319 562-3569
Web Site  www.spillville.ia.us/about.html
Description  40 handmade clocks carved by two brothers - chimes, moving figures, 10 inches to 10 feet tall
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
 
  Iowa
West Branch
Herbert Hoover National Historic Site
Downey Street
West Branch IA  52358
Phone 
319 643-5327
Web Site  www.nps.gov/heho.htm
Description  Hoover's neighborhood, including birthplace and Friends Meetinghouse,
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  President
Nature of Group or Site  Government
Field of Study/Science Facility  Politics
Owner/Operator:  National Park Service

Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum
210 Parkside Drive
PO Box 488
West Branch IA  52358
Phone 
319 643-5301
Web Site  http://hoover.nara.gov/
E-mail  hoover.library@nara.gov
Alt Web  http://www.nara.gov/nara/president/address.html
Description  holds seven galleries and auditorium
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  President
Nature of Group or Site  Government
Field of Study/Science Facility  Politics
Research /Reading  Library
Owner/Operator:  National Archives and Records Administration

 
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