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Specialty Museum Virginia - Washington

 
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  Virginia
Strasburg
Museum of American Presidents
130 North Massanutten
Strasburg VA  22657
Phone 
540 465-5999
Web Site  www.waysideofva.com
E-mail  wayside@shentel.net
Description  collection of presidential memorabilia
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  President
Nature of Group or Site  Government

 
Virginia
Virginia Beach
Atlantic Wildfowl Heritage Museum
1113 Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach VA  23451
Phone
757 437-8432
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource 
Specialty Museum

 

  Virginia
Virginia Beach
East Coast Surf Museum

Address
Virginia Beach VA
Phone 
804 721-3148
Web Site  http://www.pinn.net/~saltaire/surfmuseum/
E-mail  saltaire@pinn.net
Description
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Sports
Field of Study/Science Facility  Surfing
 

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Virginia
Yorktown
Watermen's Museum
309 Water Street
PO Box 531
Yorktown VA  23690
Phone 
757 887-2641
Web Site  http://www.watermens.org/
Description  Indoor & outdoor exhibits on the local fishing industry
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Maritime
Collection N-Z  Models
 
 

  VT

  Colchester

  Vermont Veterans Militia Museum & Library

  Camp Johnson

  Colchester  VT 05446    

  Phone   802 338-0360

  Alt Phone   802 654-0360

  Web Site  *****

  Alt Web  http://www.vmga.org/chittenden/militia.html

  Description

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  Research /Reading  Library

  New or Updated:  10/17/2004


  VT
 
East Fairfield
 
Chester A Arthur Birthplace
 
VT 36 & 108
 
East Fairfield   VT  05448     
 
Phone   802 828-3051
 
Web Site  http://www.dhca.state.vt.us/HistoricSites/html/arthur.html
 
E-mail  mailto:john.dumville@state.vt.us%20
 
Description  reconstructed parsonage which marked Arthur's birth stands next to original                     church where his father was pastor
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  President
 
Nature of Group or Site  Government
 
Industry /Profession Politics
 
New or Updated:     3/15/2004

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  Vermont
Glover
Bread and Puppet Theater and Art Museum
753 Heights Road
Box 153
Glover VT  05839
Phone 802 525-3031
Web Site http://www.theaterofmemory.com/art/bread/cheap.html
Alt Web http://vmga.org/essex/breadpupper.html
Description outsized puppets, costumes, artwork from 40 year old politically-oriented theatre
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Kind of Activity Performance
Collection N-Z Puppets
  Vermont
Manchester
American Museum of Fly Fishing
Route 7A
Box 42
Manchester VT 05254
Phone 802 362-3300
Web Site
Description Hundreds of flies back to the early 1800's, rods, reels, famous fishermen
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Sports
Collection A-F Fishing
  Vermont
Plymouth
President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site
VT 100A
PO Box 247
Plymouth VT 05056
Phone 802 672-3773
Web Site www.cit.state.vt.us/dca/historic/hp_sites.htm
Description much of this small town where Calvin Coolidge was raised is preserved in an earlier era
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus President
Nature of Group or Site Government
Field of Study/Science Facility Politics

  VT
 
Proctor
 
Vermont Marble Museum
 
52 Main Street
 
PO Box 607
 
Proctor VT  05765 
 
Phone   802 459-2300
 
Web Site  http://www.vermont-marble.com/
 
E-mail  mailto:info@vermont-marble.com
 
Description  sculptures, geology, quarrying, famous buildings made with Vermont marble
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Industrial
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Geology
 
Collection N-Z  Sculpture
 
New or Updated:   6/21/2004

Vermont
Windsor
American Precision Museum Association, Inc
196 Main Street
Windsor VT 05089
Phone 802 674-5781
Web Site http://www.americanprecision.org/Whatis.html
E-mail mailto:apm@sover.net
Description 1846 brick factory shows machinery and machine tools from the Robbins & Lawrence Armory
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Industrial
Building Type Factory
Era 19th
 
   
    WA
 
Anacortes
 
W T Preston Sternwheel Snagboat
 
703 R Avenue
 
Anacortes   WA 98221    
 
Phone   360 293-1915
 
Web Site  http://www.anacorteshistorymuseum.org/preston.html
 
E-mail  mailto:museum@cityofanacortes.org
 
Description  dry berthed snagboat that worked to keep the rivers clear for 40 years
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Maritime
 
New or Updated:    3/10/2004
 
    WA
 
Arlington
 
Air Station Aviation History
 
18008 59th Ave NE
 
Arlington WA    98223
 
Phone   360 403-9352
 
Web Site  *****
 
Alt Web  http://www.snohomish.org/activity/museums.html
 
Description  located at Arlington Airport
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Aviation
 
New or Updated:   5/20/2004

  WA
 
Auburn
 
Washington Banana Museum
 
253 833-8043
 
Auburn   WA
 
Phone   253 833-8043
 
Web Site  *****
 
Description  4000 banana related items collected by one woman.  Appointment only
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Agricultural
 
Collection N-Z  Postcards
 
New or Updated:   5/25/2004

 
 
  Washington
Bellevue
Rosalie Whyel Museum of Doll Art
1116 108th Avenue NE
Bellevue WA 98004
Phone 425 455-1116
Web Site www.dollart@dollart.com
Description preservation and exhibition of dolls as an art form
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Collection A-F Dolls
 
  Washington
Bellingham
American Museum of Radio
1312 Bay Street
Bellingham WA 98225
Phone
Web Site http://www.antique-radio.org/home_content.shtml
Description radios, televisions, recording devices -- many available for handling and playing
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Technology
Industry /Profession Telecommunication
 
  Washington
Bremerton
Bremerton Naval Museum
130 Washington Avenue
Bremerton WA  98337
Phone 360 479-7447
Web Site www.apptechsys.com/kmag/NavalMuseum.htm
Description
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Maritime

  WA
 
Bremerton
 
Bremerton Historical Ships
 
300 Washington Beach Avenue
 
PO Box 903
 
Bremerton   WA     98310
 
Phone   360 792-2457
 
Web Site  http://www.destroyersonline.com/usndd/museum/dd951mus.html
 
E-mail  mailto:dd951@sinclair.net
 
Alt Web  http://hnsa.org/ships/turnerjoy.htm
 
Description  Home of USS Turner Joy, last destroyer of its type
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Maritime
 
Building Type   Ship
 
New or Updated:   6/1/2004

 
   
  Washington
Fairchild AFB
Fairchild Heritage Museum
106 East Bong Street
Fairchild AFB WA 99011
Phone
509 244-0244
Web Site
www.aafes.com/conus_wer/fairchild/index.html
Description
Type of Resource
Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Aviation
 
  Washington
Long Beach
World Kite Museum & Hall of Fame
112 3rd Street NW
Box 964
Long Beach WA 98631
Phone 360 642-4020
Web Site www.worldkitemuseum.com
Description 2500 years of Kites - art, history, and science
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Nature of Group or Site Hall of Fame
 
  Washington
Moses Lake
Schiffner Military & Police Museum
Address
Moses Lake WA
Phone
Web Site
www.utahmuseums.org/uma.html
Description
Type of Resource
Specialty Museum
Nature of Group or Site
Association
Industry /Profession
Law Enforcement
 

  WA

  Palouse

  Roy M Chatters Boomerang Newspaper & Printing Muse

  Address

  Palouse  WA

  Phone  509 878-1842

  Alt Phone  509 878-1742

  Web Site  http://www.wsu.edu/~sarek/wchs-printmusem.html

  E-mail  mailto:boomeran@palouse.com

  Description  printing museum, based on equipment of Palouse Republic, retired in

                    1974, with collection of newspapers - by appt only

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Industrial

  Industry /Profession  Printing

  Research Newspapers

  New or Updated:  5/2/2006


  WA

  Pullman

  Jacklin Collection

  122 Webster Hall

  Pullman       WA

  Phone   509 335-3009

  Web Site  http://www.wsu.edu/NIS/LibrariesandMuseums.html

  Description  2000 cut and polished pieces of petrified wood

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Natural History

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Fossils

  New or Updated:        12/22/2005

 
  Washington
Seattle
Experience Music Project
325 5th Avenue North
Seattle Center
Seattle WA 98109
Phone
Web Site www.emplive.com
Description rock and roll museum with an attitude - huge video screen, memorabilia
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Entertainment
Industry /Profession Music

General Petroleum Museum
1526 Bellevue Avenue
Seattle WA 98122
Phone 206 323-4789
Web Site
Description the automobile wouldn't have become so central to society without the gas station. Learn about gas pumps and selling gasoline here
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Automotive

  WA
  Seattle
  Hydroplane & Raceboat Museum
 
1605S 93rd Building E-D
  Seattle  WA  98108   
 
Phone  206 764-9453
  Web Site  http://www.thunderboats.org/links.shtml
  E-mail  mailto:support@thunderboats.org
  Description  Documents, films, memorabilia, restored racing craft
  
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Sports
  Primary Focus  Ship
  New or Updated:  07/29/2003 

Living Museum of Letterpress Printing
2017 2nd Avenue
Seattle WA 98121
Phone 206 441-4243
Web Site BROKEN http://www.speakeasy.org/~eoeleven/a.aboutmuseum.html
E-mail arm@speakeasy.org
Description
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Industry /Profession Printing

Museum of Flight
9404 East Marginal Way S
Seattle WA 98108
Phone 206 764-5720
Web Site www.cyberspace.com/mbrunk/flight.html
Description
Type of Resource
Specialty Museum
Primary Focus
Aviation

U Washington Fish Collection
Address
Seattle WA
Phone
Web Site
http://artedi.fish.washington.edu/
Description
Type of Resource
Specialty Museum
Nature of Group or Site Animals
 
   
   
   
   
  Washington
Spokane
Carr's One of a Kind
5225 N Freya St
Spokane WA 99217
Phone 509 489-8859
Web Site
Description a little of this and a little of that, includes several autos owned or used by celebrities
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Automotive

Washington
Toppenish
American Hop Museum
22 South B Street
Toppenish WA 98948
Phone 509 865-4677
Web Site www.americanhopmuseum.org
Description beer ingredient's American history, equipment
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Industry /Profession Beverage

Washington
Vancouver
Pearson Air Museum
1115 East 5th Street
Vancouver WA  98661
Phone 360 694-7026
Web Site www.pearsonairmuseum.org/
Description
Type of Resource
Specialty Museum
Primary Focus
Aviation
 
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