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Missouri
World's Largest Toy Museum
Address
Branson MO
Phone
Web Site 
www.worldslargestotymuseum.com/
Description
Type of Resource
Specialty Museum
Collection N-Z  Toys

 

  MO

  Branson

  World's Largest Toy Museum

  3609 West Highway 76

  Branson       MO   65616    

  Phone  417 332-1499

  Web Site http://www.worldslargesttoymuseum.com/

  E-mail  mailto:mail@worldslargesttoymuseum.com?subject=Website Information

  Description  toys from the 1800's to toady

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Collection N-Z     Toys

  New or Updated:    8/1/2007


  Camden

  Kelsey's Antique Auto Museum

  Highway 54 East

  PO Box 564

  Camden  MO   65020    

  Phone   314 346-2506

  Web Site  http://www.kelseytire.com/pages/contactus.html

  E-mail  mailto:kelsey@kelseytire.com

  Description  tire dealer, specialists in collector tires, they appear on several lists of auto

                    museums, but no indication on their web site

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Automotive

  New or Updated:  10/1/2004


 

  MO

  Fort Leonard Wood

  US Army Chemical Corps Museum

  Building 1607

  495 South Dakota Avenue

  Fort Leonard Wood  MO 65473    

  Web Site www.nti.net/ccra/history2.htm

  E-mail  wrightb@wood.army.mil

  Description  official repository for all property, artifacts, and documents about the

                    Chemical Corps

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  Nature of Group or Site  Unit

  New or Updated:  8/3/2007


Missouri
Hermann
1894 Museum & More
29 East 3rd Street
Hermann MO  65041
Phone 
573 486-1894
Web Site  http://www.justabouttown.com/vinchester/page2.html - 1894
E-mail  mailto:vinchest@ktis.net
Description  Savage model 19, arms, saws & blacksmith tools, postcards, deeds, photos
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Collection A-F  Arms
Collection N-Z  Tools

 

   

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Missouri
Independence
Harry S Truman Library & Museum
500 West US Highway 24
Independence MO  64050
Phone 
816 833-1400
Alt Phone  816 833-1225
Web Site  www.trumanlibrary.org
E-mail  mailto:truman.library@nara.gov
Alt Web  http://www.nara.gov/nara/president/address.html
Description  Truman and his wife Bess are buried in the courtyard, he greeted visitors for the first nine years the library was open
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  President
Nature of Group or Site  Government
Field of Study/Science Facility  Politics
Research /Reading  Library

Leila's Hair Museum
815 W 23rd
Independence MO
Phone
816 252-4247
Web Site www.hairwork.com
Description  collection of hair and hair art
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Arts

 
    MO
 
Kansas City
  American Jazz Museum
 
1616 East 18th St
  Kansas City MO  64108    
 
Phone  816 474-8463
  Web Site  http://www.americanjazzmuseum.com/MuseumPageOne.asp
 
Description  visitor center, film, exhibits on Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, Charlie                     Parker, music discovery, children's room, listening areas, performance area
  
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
  
Primary Focus         Famous People
   Kind of Activity
              Performance
   Industry /Profession
            Music
   Group Identity
                 African American
  
New or Updated:                   07/16/2003

  MO
 
Kansas City
 
American Royal Museum Center
 
1701 American Royal Court
 
Kansas City  MO  64102    
 
Phone  816 221-9800
 
Web Site  http://www.americanroyal.com/
 
Description  livestock judging, history, feeding
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Agricultural
 
Nature of Group or Site  Animals
 
New or Updated:  11/16/2003

Arabia Steamboat Museum
400 Grand Boulevard
Kansas City MO  64106
Phone 
816 471-4030
Web Site  www.1856.com/
Description
Type of Resource 
Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Maritime

  MO

  Kansas City

  Creatibilitoys Museum of Advertising Icons

  1550 Madruga Avenue

  Fifth Floor

  Kansas City  MO  33146    

  Phone  816 960-5658

  Web Site http://www.toymuseum.com/

  Description  now building a physical home to open in early 2008

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Nature of Group or Site  Online Museum

  Industry /Profession Media

  Collection N-Z  Toys

  New or Updated:  6/17/2006


  MO

  Kansas City

  Liberty Memorial Museum

  8600 Ward Parkway

  Kansas City  MO   64114    

  Phone   816 822-1771

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

  Description  World War I documents, weapons, shell art

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  Collection A-F Arms

  Collection N-Z  Uniforms

  New or Updated:  11/26/2004


Negro League Baseball Museum
1616 East 18th Street
Kansas City MO  64108
Phone 
816 221-1920
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource 
Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Sports
Industry /Profession  Baseball
Group Identity  African American
 

  MO

  Kansas City

  Toy & Miniature Museum of Kansas City

  5235 Oak Street

  Kansas City  MO  64112    

  Phone  816 333-9328

  Web Site www.umkc.edu/tmm/

  Description  miniatures, toys, dollhouses from 19th century to present

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Collection G-M  Miniatures

  Collection N-Z  Toys

  New or Updated:  6/9/2007

  MO

  Kirksville

  Still National Osteopathic Museum

  ATSU

  800 West Jefferson St

  Kirksville  MO    63501    

  Phone  660 626-2359

  Web Site http://www.kcom.edu/newmuseum/default.htm

  Toll Free 866 626-2878

  E-mail  mailto:museum@atsu.edu

  Description  history of osteopathy, from its founding

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Industry /Profession Medical

  Collection N-Z  Photography

  New or Updated:  12/15/2006

Missouri
Lamar
Harry S Truman Birthplace SHS
407 East 11th Street
Lamar MO  64759
Phone 
417 682-2279
Web Site  www.mobot.org/stateparks/trubirth_s.html
Description  Truman was born here and the family left while he was still an infant
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  President
Nature of Group or Site  Government
Field of Study/Science Facility   Politics
 

  MO

  Republic

  General Sweeney's Museum

  5228 South State Highway ZZ

  Republic  MO 65738    

  Phone  417 732-1224

  Web Site http://www.civilwarmuseum.com/

  Description  Trans-Mississippi or West of the Mississippi Civil War history

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  Era  Civil War

  New or Updated:  8/7/2006
 

  MO

  Rolla

  Memoryville USA Autos of Yesteryear

  Route 63 North

  Rolla   MO  65401    

  Phone   314 364-1810

  Web Site  http://www.memoryvilleusa.com/

  Description  Automobile museum & restoration & antiques

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Automotive

  New or Updated:  10/1/2004


  MO
 
St Joseph
 
Glore Psychiatric Museum
 
3406 Frederick Avenue
 
St Joseph         MO  64506    
 
Phone   816 387-2310
 
Web Site  http://www.stjomo.com/stjodb/list_info.asp?Company_Name=Glore+Psychiatri      c+Museum
 
Toll Free  877 387-2310
 
E-mail  mailto:mcclars@mail.dmh.state.mo.us
 
Alt Web  http://www.roadsideamerica.com/attract/MOSTJglor.html
 
Description  full sized replicas of medical devices once used on those with mental problems
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
  
Industry /Profession Medical
  
New or Updated:  12/27/2003

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St Louis
 
AKC Museum of the Dog
 
1721 South Mason Road
 
St Louis MO   63131 
  Phone   314 821-3647
 
Web Site  http://www.akc.org/love/museum/aboutmuseum.cfm
 
E-mail  mailto:dogarts@aol.com
 
Description  concentration on fine arts featuring dogs
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Arts
 
Nature of Group or Site  Animals
 
Collection N-Z  Paintings
 
New or Updated:   6/7/2004

Missouri
St Louis
Eugene Field House and St Louis Toy Museum
634 South Broadway
St Louis MO  63102
Phone 
314 421-4689
Web Site  www.eugenefieldhouse.org
Description
Type of Resource 
Specialty Museum
Collection N-Z  Toys

  MO

  St Louis

  International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame

  111 Stadium Plaza

  St Louis  MO   63102    

  Phone  314 231-6340

  Web Site www.bowlingmuseum.com/

  E-mail  mailto:sandye@bowlingmuseum.com

  Description  5000 years of bowling and 8 working lanes

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Sports

  Nature of Group or Site Hall of Fame

  Industry /Profession Games

  New or Updated:  8/18/2006


 
MO

  St Louis

  McCabe Powers Historical Museum

  Address

  St Louis  MO

  Web Site www.powers-online.com/mccabe-powers/

  Description  Body company that went from wagons to trucks

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Automotive

  Nature of Group or Site  Online Museum

  Collection N-Z  Trucks

  New or Updated:  8/23/2006


  MO

  St Louis

  Museum of Transportation

  3015 Barret Station Rd

  St Louis County Parks & Recreation

  St Louis  MO 63122    

  Phone   314 965-7998

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

  Description  70 locomotives, cars, fire trucks, busses, trolleys, planes, river boat

  Type of Resource   Specialty

  Primary Focus  Railroad

  Industry /Profession Transportation

  Collection N-Z  Vehicles

  New or Updated:   10/7/2004

Ulysses S Grant National Historic Site
7400 Grant Road
St Louis MO   63123
Phone 
314 842-1867
Web Site  www.nps.gov/uslg/index.htm
Description  Grant lived in this five building farm site in the years just before the Civil War
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  President
Nature of Group or Site  Government
Field of Study/Science Facility  Politics

 
  Missouri
West Saint Louis
Museum of the Dog
1721 S Mason Road
West Saint Louis MO
Phone 
314 821-3647
Web Site  www.akc.org/love/museum/index.cfm
Description  American Kennel Club honors pedigreed dogs
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Nature of Group or Site  Animals
Collection A-F  Dogs
 
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