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    Molly Brown House Museum - Learn about the life and times of "Unsinkable" Molly Brown in her restored Victorian home in Denver, Colorado

    Hildene Museum - Historic summer home of Robert Todd Lincoln in Manchester, Vermont.

    Eastgate House - Home of the Charles Dickens Centre and museum dedicated to the writer.

    Paarl Museum - This charming museum houses period furniture and exhibits of the history of Paarl and its people.

    Ashland: The Henry Clay Estate - Museum and National Historic Landmark, reflecting the prominence of Henry Clay, a statesman who was a major political figure in the first half of the 1800s.

    The Decatur House Museum -  A National Trust Historic Site - Built for Naval hero Stephen Decatur in 1817 and designed by architect Benjamin Henry Latrobe. Visitors may tour the house and gardens, and enjoy furnishings from two decorative eras.

    Louis Armstrong House and Archives - Celebrating the life and work of Jazz great Louis Armstrong.

    Daniel Gebhart Tavern Museum - Authentically furnished and restored 1811 log tavern museum in Miamisburg, Ohio.

    Bonelli House Museum - Visit turn of the century Arizona at the restored and preserved Bonelli House Museum in Kingman, Arizona.

    Gadsby's Tavern Museum - Today a historic house museum, the tavern is one of the few remaining 18th century taverns in America. Located in Alexandria, Virginia.

    Historic Latta Plantation - Historic farm museum that demonstrates the lifestyles of planters, slaves, and settlers of back country North Carolina.

    The McFaddin-Ward House Museum - Built in 1906 in Beaumont, Texas, the museum is one of the few remaining Beaux Arts Colonial-style houses in the United States.

    The Martha Berry Museum - Museum featuring the life of Martha Berry and her life's work, Berry College, in Mount Berry, Georgia.

    Longyear Museum - Historic documentation and artifactual material on Mary Baker Eddy's life and achievements, and those of her early followers.

    Wenham Museum - A museum of family life exhibiting how Americans have lived, dressed, worked and played from the 17th century to today. Located in Wenham, Massachusetts.

    Surratt House Museum - Surratt House Museum focuses on the Abraham Lincoln assassination conspiracy and illustrates life in mid 19th century America. Located in Clinton, Maryland.

    North House Museum - History museum and library of Greenbrier County, West Virginia. Contains the collections of the Greenbrier Historical Society, including many examples of early Virginia furnishings.

    President Benjamin Harrison Home - Former home of President Benjamin Harrison and now a museum exhibiting the different stages of Harrison's life and career: his years as a lawyer, his role in the Civil War, and his years as President. Located in Indianapolis, IN.

    Reynolda House, Museum of American Art - Historic house museum filled with masterpieces of American art and surrounded by formal gardens, shops and restaurants. Located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

    Bala Museum - Memories of Lucy Maud Montgomery - In Bala, Muskoka, the Bala Museum features memories of Lucy Maud Montgomery, famous for writing Anne of Green Gables.

    Vizcaya Museum and Gardens - Vizcaya Museum and Gardens is an Italian Renaissance-style villa and formal gardens built in 1916 as the winter residence of industrialist James Deering.

    The Karen Blixen Museum. - Dedicated to the life and memory of one of Denmark's great writers, Karen Blixen, also know as Isak Dinesen.

    The House of Merchants - Folk Museum - Located in southern Iceland, the House of Merchants, built in 1765, is one of the oldest surviving buildings in Iceland. Exhibits display local history and the role of the house through the centuries.

    Wylie House Museum - Built in 1835 and the home of Indiana University's first president, Andrew Wylie, and his family, the museum recreates the Wylie home of the 1840s.

    The Barnum House Museum - Early nineteenth century neo-classical house located in Grafton, Ontario, Canada. Museum includes house history, special events and exhibits.

    Gomez Mill House Museum - Exhibits the history of early pioneer Sephardic Jews in America. Includes online exhibits, visitor information, and museum history.

    The Hay House - Built in the late 1850s in an elaborate Italianate style by entrepreneur William Johnston.

    Jutland Manor House Museum - With a history dating to the 15th century, this museum was originally the home to two noble Jutland families, the Broks and Scheels.

    Huntington House Museum - Map, flyer, restoration updates, and images from the turn of the century home located in Windsor, CT.

    Keats - Shelley House - Find our about the architects, painters, musicians and poets who all lodged here, including John Keats, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Mary Shelley, Tobias Smollet, George Eliot, Goethe, Coleridge, Shelley, Byron, and Joyce.

    Croft House Museum - A Shetland croft of the 19th century, comprised of a house, steading and watermill.

    MacDonald House Museum - Dedicated to the settlers of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia and displays an 1850's gothic style home, 1930s school, and barn with wagons and implements.

    Lawrence House - Built in 1870, the museums is representative of the homes of Nova Scotia's prosperous small-town shipbuilders, owners and captains in the "Golden Age of Sail".

    The Earle-Harrison House and Gardens on 5th Street - An 1858 historic home located in Waco, Texas with 5 acres of gardens.

    The Dickens House Museum - Dickens's 19th century home in London, now preserved as a historic house museum.

    Raynham Hall Historic House Museum - A historic home on the shores of Oyster Bay, Long Island, revealing life from the American Revolution to the beginning of the Gold Coast.

    Point Ellice House - Features a collection of household Victoriana, with a virtual tour through the site and an on-line database of Victorian objects.

    Indian King Tavern Museum - Features a virtual tour of the colonial tavern, a premiere example of eighteenth-century colonial tavern architecture as well as the site where New Jersey was legally created.

    Kerr Place - 1799 manor house located in Onancock, Virginia on the Chesapeake Bay's lower Eastern Shore. Exhibits include period furnishings and decorative arts.

    Historic Rosedale Plantation - Built in 1815, Rosedale Plantation and its gardens have been lovingly restored and are open to the public for tours.

    Astor House Museum - Restored as a late Victorian hotel built in 1867, Astor House Museum exhibits the way of life of legislators, miners, cowboys, and families in early Golden, Colorado.

    The Williams Residence - An 1889 New Orleans townhouse restored by General L. Kemper and Leila Williams in the 1940s.

    Lyndhurst, A National Trust Historic Site - Gothic Revival mansion and historic Hudson Valley estate overlooking the Hudson River in Tarrytown, NY. Site includes a virtual tour of Lyndhurst and a calendar of events.

    Betsy Ross House - The residence of Betsy Ross from 1773 to 1786 is preserved as the historic house where she made her first American flag.

    Apsley House, The Wellington Museum - Home of the Dukes of Wellington since 1817, the museum exhibits fine art paintings, porcelains, silver, and military memorabilia.

    Cliveden of the National Trust - Philadelphia historic house museum features original 18th century furnishings and decorative arts, including colonial Philadelphia craftsmanship by James Reynolds, Jonathan Gostelowe and Thomas Affleck.

    Keep Homestead Museum - A House Museum in Western Massachusetts with an Extensive Button Collection, Nature Trails

    Ascott House - UK National Trust garden and property previously in the ownership of the Rothschild family. Includes contact information.

    David Davis Mansion State Historic Site - Victorian home of Judge David Davis, a friend of Abraham Lincoln, located in Bloomington, Illinois. The mansion, built in late 1800s has been restored to its original splendor.

    Philip Porcher House - A circa 1770 Georgian style home located in the heart of the historic district of Charleston, South Carolina.

    Hutchison House Museum - Owned and operated by the Peterborough Historical Society, depicting pioneer life in Ontario 1840-1860. Tours, Scottish Teas, Bookshop.

    Thomas Edison House - This museum explores Kentucky's connection to American inventor, Thomas Alva Edison, who worked in Louisville as a telegrapher from 1866-67.

    Schmidt House - Josephine County Historical Society in Oregon preserves this historical home located in Grants Pass.

    Oshawa Community Museum and Archives - Comprised of three historic homes in Lakeview Park on the shore of Lake Ontario. The Museum brings Oshawa's history to life through guided tours, historic walks, workshops and educational programming.

    The House of the Seven Gables - Located north of Boston, Massachusetts, constitutes its own national historic district with a collection of six houses on The National Register of Historic Places.

    Baker Cabin - Built in 1856 it is the only cantilevered log cabin in Oregon. Located in Oregon City it is now owned by the Baker Cabin Historical Society, which is gradually restoring the homestead.

    McLoughlin House National Historic Site - Built in 1845 and located in Oregon City, Oregon, the house and its furnishings have been fully restored to be authentic to the mid-Nineteenth Century, when McLoughlin occupied the home.

    Tudor Place - Located in Georgetown Washington, D.C., as a house of architectural distinction lived in by six generations of the same family from 1805 to 1984. Set in over five acres of garden.

    Charles Macdonald House of Centreville Society - Dedicated to the man, Charles Macdonald and the times he lived in. He was a artist, craftsman, social activist and business owner. A pioneer in concrete construction in Nova Scotia.

    The Vermont Legislature State House - After 140 years, the house still commands the landscape of Montpelier, the smallest capital city in America. The House and Senate chambers are the oldest legislative chambers in their original condition anywhere in the country.

    Royal Palaces - Official visitor and tour guide to HM Queen Elizabeth's Historic Royal Palaces, the Tower of London, Hampton Court, Kensington, the Banqueting House, Whitehall, Kew Palace and Queen Charlotte's Cottage.

    Milton House National Historic Landmark - A stop on the Underground Railroad.

    Sand Historic House - Historic house and garden, situated in the picturesque regency seaside resort of Sidmouth.

    Wyck: Historic House and Gardens - Historic home to nine generations of the same Quaker family. Located in the Germantown section of Philadelphia, Wyck houses over 10,000 pieces of original furnishings.

    Luther Burbank Home and Gardens - A living history museum with house tours.

    The John and Annie Glenn Museum and Exploration Center - John Glenns home as an historic site for the collection, preservation, and display of artifacts and memorabilia, and to create an exploration center in the Village of New Concord for 20th century history and educational programs.

    Burritt Museum and Park - Burritt Mansion is part of a 167-acre park.

    The Felt Manor Guest House - The French Second Empire mansion overlooking Galena and the surrounding countryside. Built by Lucius Felt in 1848.

    St. Louis' Historic House Museums - Six house museums open to the public for individual and group tours.

    Historic House Museums in Ohio - The Victorian Preservation Association's guide to historic house museums in Ohio.

    Harewood House - The restoration of historic buildings ranging from Home Farm to Harewood Castle, and the protection and development of wildlife habitats and the maintenance of listed parkland.

    The Cowper and Newton Museum - Museum devoted to Cowper and hymn-writer John Newton: biographical data; information on Orchard Side, Cowper's home in North Buckinghamshire.

    Kykuit, The Rockefeller Estate - A grand house built by family patriarch John D. Rockefeller; it is now open to the public. A description, tour hours, on-line ticket orders, and Rockefeller biographies are found here.

    Glencoe Museum - Historic 1870 home built by Gen. Gabriel Colvin Wharton and located in Radford, VA. Exhibits include period rooms, decorative arts, and temporary exhibits.

    The Susan B. Anthony House - Home and artifacts of Susan B. Anthony in Rochester, NY. Museum and National Historic Landmark of the champion of suffrage, abolition, temperance and equal rights.

    Pope-Leighey House - Frank Lloyd Wright's Usonian house was developed as a means of providing affordable housing for people of moderate means.

    John McLoughlin House - Built in 1845-1856 by Dr John McLoughlin, who was the chief representative of the Hudsons Bay Company. After the British gave up their claims to Oregon, he remained and became a prominent citizen of the Oregon Territory.

    Historic Deepwood Estate Museum - Tour Salem Oregon's ornate 1894 multi-gabled, Queen Anne style home. Povey stained glass and exceptional craftsmanship throughout.

    Woodrow Wilson House - Presidential museum and National Trust Historic site. Woodrow Wilson history, calendar of events and exhibitions, educational programs, tour preview, staff directory, directions and rental information.

    Colonel Black Mansion - Maine's Woodlawn is the 300 acre estate of the Col. John Black, built in 1824 and bequeathed to the public in 1928 by George Nixon Black, Jr., grandson of Colonel Black.

    Richard Salter Storrs House - 1786 home of New England's Storrs family. Museum features 18th century furnishings and decorative arts. Maintained by the Longmeadow Historical Society.

    The Cooke House - The Eleutheros Cooke House was built by Sandusky, Ohio's first lawyer and the father of Jay Cooke, the financier of the Civil War, in 1843-1844.

    Bush House - Tour a Salem, Oregon landmark Victorian home built by Oregon pioneer businessman Asahel Bush II in 1877-78.

    Wilton House Museum - Wilton House, located in Richmond, Virginia was completed in 1753. The Randolphs resided here for over one hundred years.

    Jason Lee House - Tour 1841 home of Oregon pioneer Jason Lee, located in Salem, Oregon.

    Methodist Parsonage - Tour 1841 Methodist Parsonage in Salem, Oregon.

    John D. Boon House - 1847 house is believed to be the oldest single family dwelling in Salem, Oregon.

    Glessner House Museum - Located in Chicago, Illinois, Glessner House was finished in 1887, one year after the architect, Henry Hobson Richardson's death.

    Brubacher Farm House - Located in Waterloo, Ontario, Brubacher Farm House was constructed in 1850. It is furnished with Pennsylvania German Mennonite furnishings from the 1850-90 period.

    The Eugene Field House and St. Louis Toy Museum - The Eugene Field House and St. Louis Toy Museum is the former home of the famous poet Eugene Field, the poet of childhood. It has an extensive collection of 19th century toys and furnishings.

    Wyckoff House and Association, Inc. - Association created to promote interest in Pieter Claesen Wyckoff, his descendants, and in the Wyckoff House Museum located in the Flatlands section of Brooklyn, New York.

    Wayne County Historical Society and Museum - Located in Wooster, Ohio, the Wayne County Historical Society's campus is based around the General Reasin Beall homestead.

    Cranbrook Museum - Information on the Wealden house located in Kent, England.

    Scone Palace - The ancient Crowning Place of the Kings and Queens of Scotland was at Scone Palace, near Perth.

    Tipton - Haynes - This was home to statesmen of the American Revolution through the Civil War and a battle over the formation of the State of Franklin was fought on this hallowed ground.

    The Hermitage Historic House - It was a Revolutionary War headquarters of Washington and the site of Aaron Burr's marriage to Theodosia Prevost. Furnishings reflect late Victorian lifestyle.

    Garrett Historic Home - Built in 1867 as the commanding officers residence. For 23 years, it sheltered colonels, captains, and majors who commanded in the last years of Fort Gibson.

    Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Home - Historic home and museum at Mansfield, Missouri.

    Astors' Beechwood Mansion - An ocean front mansion located in Newport, Rhode Island, is the former home of Caroline Astor, the mother of John Jacob Astor IV, who died on the RMS Titanic.

    Mission Houses Museum - A historic house museum of the early 19th-century with a library and gift shop. Annual events include craft fairs, quilt exhibitions, and living history events.

    Henry Whitfield State Museum - Built in 1639, the Henry Whitfield House is Connecticut's oldest house and New England's oldest stone house.

    Huntington Homestead - The Birthplace of Samuel Huntington, signer of the Declaration of Independence. Located in Scotland, CT.

    Alden Kindred and Alden Museum - A 17th century house located in Duxbury, MA., has no plumbing, electricity, or modern kitchen and has always been owned by the family.

    The Emily Dickinson Homestead - Home of Emily Dickinson now a National Historic Landmark owned by the Trustees of Amherst College.

    The Ruggles House - Located in Columbia Falls, Maine the house is a Federal style small mansion furnished with period antiques and features a "flying" staircase and intricate carving in drawing room.

    McCulloch House - Home of Thomas McCulloch, first president of Dalhousie College, the museum contains furnishings and personal items.

    Orchard House - Nineteenth century museum home of Louisa May Alcott, writer of Little Women and of the Alcott family, in Concord, Massachusetts.

    Cossit House - Located close to both St. Patrick's Museum and the historic St. George's Church, Cossit House is operated by the Old Sydney Society for the Nova Scotia Museum.

    Haliburton House - Haliburton's one-and-a-half storey wooden villa, set on a 40-acre estate overlooking Windsor, was built in 1836.

    Shand House - The Shand family built this ornate late-Victorian house in 1890-91.

    North Hills Museum - Operated by the Historic Restoration Society of Annapolis County for the Nova Scotia Museum.

    Old Meeting House - A community meeting house built in 1765, it served as a religious meeting house and for community meetings and elections.

    Perkins House - The oldest house in the Nova Scotia Museum collection was built in 1766 for Simeon Perkins, a Connecticut native who came to Nova Scotia in 1762.

    Prescott House - Georgian-style home of local brick built from 1814-1816.

    Ross Thomson House - This museum is located in Shelbourne, Nova Scotia.

    Uniacke Museum Estate Museum Park - This was the property of Attorney-General, Richard John Uniacke. It was built between 1813 and 1815.

    Voigt House History - Built in 1895, the house bespoke the prosperity and social status of the Carl G.A. Voigt family.

    Hotel de Paris Museum - The National Society of Colonial Dames of America in Colorado acquired the hotel in 1954 and turned it into a museum. Originally established by Frenchman Louis Dupuy in 1875.

    Firle Place: Historic House. - Firle Place was home to the Gage family for more than 500 years.

    Broadgreen Historic House - Historic 19th century cob house. Includes visiting hours, a brief history of the Buxton family, services offered, and photographs. Located in Nelson, New Zealand.

    Historic Georgetown, Inc. - Residential interpretation of the Georgetown-Silver Plume National Historic Landmark District includes Hamill House, Bowman-White House, Kneisel House, Tucker-Rutherford Cottage and the Johnson Log Cabin.

    Gunby Hall and Gardens - Built 1700 for Sir William Massingberd.

    Gore Place - Gore Place, located in Waltham, Massachusetts offers guided tours of the 1806 mansion and a full calendar of events.

    Fairfax House - Located in York, England, Fairfax House is home to the famous Noel Terry collection.

    Rancho Camulos Museum - A 40 acre National Historic Landmark, situated within an 1800 acre working ranch.

    The Sherlock Holmes Museum - Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson lived at 221b Baker Street between 1881-1904, according to the stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

    Locust Grove Historic Home - The ca. 1790 Georgian mansion and National Historic Landmark served as the last home of General George Rogers Clark, Revolutionary War hero and founder of Louisville, KY.

    Iolani Palace - The official residence of King Kalakaua and Queen Lili`uokalani, the last monarchs of Hawai`i.

    Governor William Larrabee - Located in Montauk, the house of the Governor of Iowa from the late 1800s.

    Joseph Schneider Haus Museum and Gallery - House museum with galleries and archives dedicated to the heritage of Kitchener, Ontario.

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