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Nevada
Carson City
Children's Museum of Northern Nevada
813 N Carson Street
Carson City NV 89701
Phone 775 884-2226
Web Site http://www.cmnn.org/contact.html
E-mail mailto:inbox@cmnn.org
Description many hands on activities, collections of Barbie & Ken dolls, rocking horses, mineral rocks & HO Trains
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Children
Collection A-F Dolls
Collection G-M Minerals
Collection N-Z Toys
Last changed: 02/21/2003

  NV
 
Carson City
 
Warren Engine CO #1 Fire Museum
 
111 N Curry St
 
Carson City  NV
 
Phone  775 887-2210
 
Web Site  http://www.carson-city.nv.us/CCFD/weco/2.htm
 
Description  140 years of volunteer fire company history
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Industrial
 
Building Type  Fire House
 
Industry /Profession  Firefighting
 
Collection N-Z  Machinery
 
New or Updated:  07/11/2003
 
  Nevada
Las Vegas
Casino Legends Hall of Fame
Tropicana
3801 Las Vegas Boulevard S
Las Vegas NV
Phone 
702 739-2222
Web Site  www.tropicanalv.com
Description  located (where else) in a casino, explores all aspects of the Vegas past including entertainers, gambling, and the Mob
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Entertainment
Nature of Group or Site  Hall of Fame

Nevada
Las Vegas
Debbie Reynolds Hollywood
305 Convention Center Dr
Las Vegas NV 89109
Phone 702 733-2243
Web Site
Alt Web http://www.lasvegashost.com/lvh_t1.htm
Description CLOSED
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Entertainment
Industry /Profession Movies
Last changed: 02/24/2003

  NV
 
Las Vegas
 
Elvis-O-Rama
 
3401 Industrial Road
 
Las Vegas  NV
 
Phone  702 309-7200
 
Web Site  *****
 
Description  for true believers, his first limo, an impersonator -- we found references                         on an "unmet expectations" page and "cheezy things to do" page
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
 
New or Updated:  11/05/2003

  NV

  Las Vegas

  Imperial Palace Auto Collection

  Imperial Palace Hotel & Casino

  3535 Las Vegas Blvd South

  Las Vegas NV   89109    

  Phone   702 794-3174

  Web Site  http://www.classics.com/impal.html

  Description  200 classic cars on fifth floor of hotel parking structure

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Automotive

  New or Updated: 9/29/2004

Liberace Museum
1775 East Tropicana Ave
Las Vegas NV  89119
Phone 
702 798-5595
Web Site  www.liberace.org/museum.html
Description  artifacts of piano playing showman
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Famous People
Industry /Profession  Music
Collection A-F  Clothing
Collection G-M  Jewelry

Nevada
Las Vegas
Madame Tussaud Celebrity Encounter Wax Museum

3355 Las Vegas Boulevard S
Las Vegas NV 89101
Phone
702 367-1847
Web Site  www.madame-tussauds.com
Description  over 100 celebrity likenesses in wax in various environments
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Wax

McCarran Aviation Heritage Museum
Address
Las Vegas NV
Phone
Web Site 
www.co.clark.nv.us/PARKREC/aviation.htm
Description
Type of Resource 
Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Aviation

 
  Nevada
Reno
National Automobile Museum
10 Lake Street
Reno NV 89501
Phone 
775 333-9300
Web Site  http://abcsn.com/nautomus.htm
Description
Type of Resource 
Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Automotive
 
 

New York
Alfred
Alfred Historical Society Terra Cotta Museum
Box 1137
Alfred NY  14802
Phone 
607 587-9319
Web Site  *****
Alt Web  http://www.alfred.edu/community/neighborhood.html
Description  former showroom of Celadon Terra Cotta Company now showcases local product
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

Schein-Joseph International Museum of Ceramic Art
NY State College of Ceramics, Alfred U
Alfred NY  14802
Phone 
607 871-2421
Web Site  www.ceramicsmuseum.alfred.edu/
Alt Web  http://nyscc.alfred.edu/mus/mus.html
Description  ceramic art and technology, worldwide and across time
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Industrial
Collection N-Z  Pottery

 

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New York
Amherst
Anthropology Research Museum
University at Buffalo
380 MFAC
Amherst NY  14226
Phone 
716 645-7332
Alt Phone  716 645-2414
Web Site  http://wings.buffalo.edu/anthropology/museum/index.htm
E-mail  mailto:mps7@acsu.buffalo.edu
Description  collection predominantly from Western New York, more than 1 million artifacts from 1500 sites
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility  Anthropology
Collection A-F  Ceramics
Research /Reading  Library
 

  NY

  Astoria

  Museum of the Moving Image

  3601 35th Avenue

  Astoria  NY   11106    

  Phone  718 784-4520

  Web Site www.ammi.org

  Description  exclusively about the movies, television, and video

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Technology

  Industry /Profession Movies

  Collection G-M  Musical Instruments

  New or Updated:  11/24/2006

New York
Ballston Spa
National Bottle Museum
76 Milton Avenue
Ballston Spa NY  12020
Phone 
518 885-7589
Web Site  http://crisny.org/not-for-profit/nbm
Description
Type of Resource 
Specialty Museum
Collection A-F  Bottles

New York
Bath
Bath VA Medical Center Historical Museum
Veterans Avenue
Bath NY  14810
Phone 
607 664-4771
Web Site  http://corningsteuben.com/cs/www.va.gov/visns/visn02
Alt Web  http://corningsteuben.com/cs/attractions.tpl?cart=323095194335625
Description
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Industry /Profession  Medical

 

  NY

  Bay Shore

  Himes Museum of Motor Racing Nostalgia

  15 O'Neil Avenue

  Bay Shore   NY 11706    

  Phone   516 666-4912

  Web Site  http://www.geocities.com/MotorCity/Downs/6115/

  Description  as their web site (last updated 1999) says, they never refuse anything -- the

                    attic of car museums

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Automotive

  New or Updated: 10/23/2004

New York
Brooklyn
Coney Island Museum
1208 Surf Avenue
Brooklyn NY 11224
Phone 
718 372-5159
Web Site  www.coneyislandusa.com
Description  history of famed beach and amusement area
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Entertainment
Kind of Activity  Amusement Park

 

  NY

  Brooklyn Heights

  New York Transit Museum

  Boerrum Place & Schermerhorn St

  Brooklyn Heights  NY

  Phone   718 694-1600

  Web Site  http://www.mta.nyc.ny.us/mta/museum/index.html

  Description  transit artifacts, maps, tours, trips on the Nostalgia Train, housed in 1936 IND subway  station

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Building Type   Transportation

  Research /Reading  Archives

  New or Updated:          12/31/2005

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New York
Buffalo
Benjamin & Dr Edgar R Cofeld Judaic Museum
Temple Beth Zion
805 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo NY  14209
Phone 
716 886-7150
Alt Phone  716 836-6565
Web Site  http://www.jewishculture.org/jewishmuseums/cofeld.htm
E-mail  mailto:tbz@webt.com
Alt Web  http://rin.buffalo.edu/c_erie/comm/cult/muse/agen/cofeld.html
Description  collection of Jewish objects and art from the 10th century until today
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Religion
Group Identity Jewish

Buffalo and Erie County Naval Park
One Naval Park Road
Buffalo NY  14202
Phone 
716 847-1773
Web Site  http://www.buffalonavalpark.org/
E-mail  mailto:npark@ci.buffalo.ny.us
Description  guided missile cruiser USS Little Rock, destroyers USS The Sullivans, submarine USS Croaker; military vehicles, helicopters, aircraft, military exhibits
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Military
Building Type  Ship
Industry /Profession  Naval

Buffalo Fire Historical Society Museum
1850 William Street
Buffalo NY  14206
Phone 
716 892-8400
Web Site  http://www.bfdlocal282.org/historicalsociety.asp
Description
Type of Resource 
Specialty Museum
Industry /Profession  Firefighting
Owner/Operator:  Buffalo Fire Historical Society

Museum of disABILITY History
Address
Buffalo NY
Phone
Web Site 
www.people-inc.org/museum
Description  collection, preservation and display of artifacts
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  NY
 
Buffalo
 
Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site
 
641 Delaware Avenue
 
Buffalo   NY  14202    
 
Phone   716 884-0095
 
Web Site  http://www.nps.gov/thri/
 
Description  private home where TR was sworn in after McKinley's death
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  President
 
Nature of Group or Site  Government
 
Industry /Profession Politics
 
New or Updated:  1/22/2004
 
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