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  KY

  Middlesboro

  Lost Squadron

  Airport Road

  PO Box 776

  Middlesboro  KY   40965    

  Phone   606 248-1149

  Web Site  http://thelostsquadron.com/museum.html

  Alt Web  http://www.p38.com/glaciergirl/default.html

  Description  restoration of WWII P38 nicknamed Glacier Girl,  recovered  in Greenland in 1992

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Aviation

  New or Updated:           5/7/2005

 

  KY
 
Murray
 
National Boy Scout Museum
 
Murray  KY
 
Web Site  http://www.scouting.org/factsheets/00-museum.html

  Description  memorabilia and history
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 
Collection N-Z  Scouting
 
New or Updated:   6/25/2005

Kentucky
New Haven
Lincoln's Boyhood Home Knob Creek Hill
7120 Bardstown Road
New Haven KY 40051
Phone 270 358-3137
Web Site http://showcase.netins.net/web/creative/lincoln/sites/knob.htm
Alt Web http://www.parktrust.org/projects/lincoln/release1.html
Description Lincoln family lived on this farm (1811-1816), log house of Gollaher family who were the next ones on the farm
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus President
Nature of Group or Site Government
Industry  Politics
New or Updated: 05/13/2003

Kentucky
Owensboro
International Bluegrass Music Museum
115 Daviess Street
MAIL:207 East Second Street
Owensboro KY 42303
Phone
270 926-7891
Web Site
http://www.bluegrass-museum.org/
Description
history of bluegrass museum through exhibits, costumes, instruments, posters -- Hall of Honor selects new honorees each year
Type of Resource
Specialty Museum
Primary Focus
Entertainment
Nature of Group or Site
Hall of Fame
Industry /Profession
Music
Collection A-F Costumes
Collection G-M Musical Instruments
New or Updated: 05/16/2003

  KY
 
Paducah
 
Museum of the American Quilter's Society
 
215 Jefferson Street
 
Paducah  KY  42001    
 
Phone   270 442-8856
 
Web Site  http://www.quiltmuseum.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:info@quiltmuseum.org
 
Description  new and antique quilts, major shows, classes
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Industry /Profession Textiles
 
Collection N-Z  Quilts
 
New or Updated:  6/22/2005

  KY

  Princeton

  Caldwell County Railroad Museum

  116 Edwards St

  Princeton   KY  42445    

  Phone  270 365-0582

  Web Site http://www.trailsrus.com/rail/caldwell.html

  Alt Web http://www.princetonkytourism.com/pages/14/index.htm

  Description  features renovated caboose

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Railroad

  New or Updated:  7/3/2007

Kentucky
Richmond
Kentucky River Museum
Fort Boonesborough State Park
4275 Boonesboro Road
Richmond  KY  40475    
 
Phone  859 527-3131
 
Web Site  http://www.state.ky.us/agencies/parks/ftboones.htm
 
Description  history of river activity in lock complex including lock master's house,                         working model of lock, repair shed
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Industrial
 
New or Updated:  07/09/2003

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Louisiana
  LA
 
Baton Rouge
 
Enchanted Mansion
 
190 Lee Drive
 
Baton Rouge  LA   70808 
 
Phone   225 769-0005
 
Web Site
 
Description  contemporary artist & antique dolls, models
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Collection A-F Dolls
 
New or Updated:  7/5/2005
 

  LA

  Baton Rouge

  Old Bogan Central Firefighter Museum

  427 Laurel Street

  Baton Rouge  LA

  Phone   225 344-8558

  Web   http://www.intersurf.com/~aevinc/aev2see.htm

  Description  named for first paid fire chief in city, historic equipment & shares space

                    with Arts Council

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Industry  Firefighting

  Era   1924

  New or Updated   1/23/2006
 

  LA

  Baton Rouge

  Textile and Costume Museum

  140 Human Ecology Building

  Louisiana State University

  Baton Rouge  LA    70803    

  Phone  225 578-2403

  Alt Phone  225 578-2281

  Web   http://www.textilemuseum.huec.lsu.edu/

  Alt Web  http://www.tam.huec.lsu.edu/division/text_mus.htm

  Description  for the study and preservation of textiles and fashion

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Industry /Profession Textiles

  Collection A-F Costume

  New or Updated                 1/22/2006


  LA

  Baton Rouge

  USS Kidd & Nautical Historical Center

  305 South River Road

  Baton Rouge  LA    70802    

  Phone  225 342-1942

  Web  www.usskidd.com/

  Description  restored WWII destroyer in drydock, also 3 WWII aircraft

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Maritime

  Building  Ship

  Industry /Profession Naval

  New or Updated   1/20/2006

  Louisiana
Barksdale AFB
Eighth Air Force Museum
88 Shreveport Road
Barksdale AFB LA 71110
Phone
318 456-5553
Alt Phone
318 456-3065
Web Site http://www.8afmuseum.net/
Description displays indoor & out with uniforms, dioramas & 17 aircraft, daily film screenings in replica WWII briefing room
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Aviation
Industry /Profession Air Force
New or Updated: 05/09/2003

Louisiana
Fort Polk
Fort Polk Military Museum
917 South Carolina Avenue
Fort Polk LA 71459
Phone 337 531-7905
Web Site *****
Alt Web http://www.thetowntalk.com/html/BA92AB49-E4D9-4153-8759-51748CD24119.shtml
Description memorabilia of 12 US divisions stationed there
Type of Resource Specialty
Primary Focus Military
Collection N-Z Uniforms
Research /Reading Library
New or Updated: 06/07/2003
 
 

  LA

  Kenner

  Coca Cola Saints Hall of Fame

  415 Williams Blvd

  Kenner  LA          70062    

  Phone   504 468-7231

  Web Site  www.rivertownkenner.com/saints.html

  Description  photos, videos, locker room

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Sports

  Nature of Group or Site  Hall of Fame

  New or Updated:             8/26/2005


 

  LA

  Kenner

  LA Toy Train Museum

  519 Williams Blvd

  Kenner  LA 70062    

  Phone   504 468-7231

  Web Site  www.rivertownkenner.com/toytrain.html

  Description  toys, working models, visitor-activated models, 1/2 scale locomotive & cars

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Railroad

  Collection G-M  Models

  New or Updated:  12/14/2004
 

  LA

  Kenner

  Mardi Gras Museum

  415 Williams Blvd

  Kenner                        LA           70062    

  Phone   504 468-7231

  Web Site  http://www.rivertownkenner.com/mgmus.html

  Description  NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC - AUG 2005 150 Years of Mardi Gras history, float and  costume making demonstrations

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Festival

  New or Updated:             8/24/2005

 
  Louisiana
Marthaville
Rebel State Historic Site Country Music Museum
1260 Highway 1221
Marthaville LA 71450
Phone 318 472-6255
Web Site http://www.crt.state.la.us/crt/parks/rebel/rebel.htm
Description grave of unknown Confederate soldier and museum of folk museum
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Entertainment
Industry /Profession Music
Collection G-M Musical Instruments
New or Updated: 06/21/2003
 

  LA

  Monroe

  Museum of Zoology U LA Monroe

  214 Hanna Hall

  U LA Monroe

  Monroe   LA           71209    

  Phone   318 342-3299

  Web Site  www.ulm.edu/~pezold/welcome.htm

  Description  Research collections of freshwater fish, reptiles, amphibian. 

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Natural History

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Zoology

  New or Updated:             9/26/2005


  Morgan City

  International Petroleum Museum

  111 First St

  PO Box 1988

  Morgan City   LA  70381    

  Phone   985 384-3744

  Web Site  http://www.rigmuseum.com/

  E-mail  http://www.rigmuseum.com/rigmuseum@petronet.net

  Description  walk aboard an offshore drilling rig

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Industry /Profession Energy

  Collection G-M  Machinery

  New or Updated:  12/3/2004

 

  LA

  New Orleans

  Historic Voodoo Museum

  724 Rue Dumaine

  New Orleans              LA           70116    

  Phone   504 523-5223

  Web Site  www.voodoomuseum.com

  Alt Web  http://www.sonesta.com/neworleans_royal/page.asp?pageid=28180

  Description

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Religion

  New or Updated:           10/13/2005

 

  LA

  New Orleans

  Jackson Barracks Military Museum

  6400 St Claude Ave

  New Orleans        LA           70146    

  Phone   504 278-8242

  Web Site  http://www.la.ngb.army.mil/dmh/

  Description  official museum of the Louisiana National Guard, in 1837 powder magazine annex and grounds holding aircraft & weapons

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  Collection A-F Arms

  Collection N-Z  Vehicles

  New or Updated:           10/13/2005
 

  LA

  New Orleans

  Musee Conti Wax Museum

  917 Conti Street

  New Orleans              LA           70112    

  Phone   504 525-2605

  Web Site  http://www.get-waxed.com/

  Toll Free  800 233-5405

  E-mail  mailto:sales@get-waxed.com

  Description  300 years of New Orleans history, Haunted Dungeon

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Wax

  New or Updated:           10/31/2005

Louisiana
New Orleans
New Orleans Pharmacy Museum
514 rue Chartres
New Orleans  LA  70130    
 
Phone  504 565-8027
 
Web Site  http://www.pharmacymuseum.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:nopharmsm@aol.com
 
Description  located in building constructed for first licensed pharmacist in US
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 
Building Type  Store
 
Industry /Profession  Medical
 
Era      1823
 
New or Updated:  07/06/2003

 

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  LA
 
Patterson
 
Wedell-Williams Aviation Museum
 
394 Airport Circle Road
 
Patterson  LA  70392  
 
Phone  504 396-7067
 
Web Site  http://lsm.crt.state.la.us/wedellex.htm
 
Description  official state aviation museum, memorabilia of early aviators, 3 aircraft,
                       
model airplanes
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Aviation
 
Collection G-M  Models
 
Owner/Operator:  Louisiana State Museum
 
New or Updated:  07/13/2003
 
    LA
  Shreveport
  Ark-LA-Tex Antique & Classic Vehicle Museum
 
601 Spring St
  Shreveport  LA  71101  
 
Phone  318 222-0227
  Web Site  http://www.softdisk.com/comp/classic/
 
Description  cars, motorcycles, fire trucks, in 1920's Dodge dealership
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Automotive
 
Building Type  Commercial
  Industry /Profession  Firefighting
  New or Updated:  07/16/2003 
 

  LA

  St Francisville

  Grandmother's Buttons

  9814 Royal Street

  St Francisville  LA   70775    

  Phone   225 635-4107

  Web Site  www.grandmothersbuttons.com

  Toll Free  800 580-6941

  Description  thousands of buttons in bank vault

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Merchant

  Building Type   Bank

  Collection A-F Buttons

  Collection G-M  Jewelry

  New or Updated:    12/2/2005

 
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