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Alaska
Anchorage
Alaska State Trooper Museum
320 W 5th Ave #136
Anchorage AK  99501
Phone 
907 279-5050
Web Site www.culturefront.org/
Description
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Nature of Group or Site Association
Industry /Profession  Law Enforcement

Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum
4721 Aircraft Dr
Anchorage AK   99502
Phone
Web Site 
http://home.gci.net/~aahm/
Description  30 aircraft , American & Russian Aviators
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Aviation

Alaska
Fairbanks
Alaskaland Air Museum
2300 Airport Way
PO Box 70437
Fairbanks AK  99701
Phone 
907 451-0037
Web Site  www.akpub.com/aktt/aviat.html
Description  Alaska aviation history
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Aviation

Dog Mushing Museum
525 2nd Avenue
Fairbanks AK  99701
Phone
907 456-6874
Web Site www.goldminetours.com/
Description  underground tour
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  AK
 
Haines
 
Hammer Museum 
 
Box 702
 
Haines  AK
 
Phone   907 766-2374
 
Web Site  http://www.haines.ak.us/hainesweb/tours/index.html
 
E-mail  mailto:pahlfam@aptalaska.net
 
Description  1000 hammers from colonial era to the present
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Collection N-Z  Tools
 
New or Updated:   6/7/2004

Alaska
Juneau
Last Chance Mining Museum
1001 Basin Road
PO Box 21264
Juneau AK  99802
Phone 
907 586-5338
Web Site  *****
Alt Web  www.museums.state.ak.us/list.html
Description  gold rush museum in historic building, 3D glass map, underground exhibits
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Industry /Profession  Mining
Owner/Operator:  Gastineau Channel Historical Society

Alaska
Talkeetna
Wax Museum of the North
14 3 Talkeetna Spur
Talkeetna  99676
Phone 
907 733-2710
Web Site  *****
Description
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Wax

 

 

 

 

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Alabama
Birmingham
Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame
The Mill Plaza
Birmingham AL
Phone 
603 524-8813
Web Site  www.digitrends.com/jazz/
Description  Oldest brick textile mill in US, features exhibits and live demonstrations
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Entertainment
Nature of Group or Site  Hall of Fame
Industry /Profession  Music

 

  AL

  Birmingham

  Alabama Museum of the Health Sciences

  3rd Floor Lister Hill Library

  1700 University Blvd, UAL  Birmingham

  Birmingham   AL   35294    

  Phone   205 934-4475

  Web Site  http://www.uab.edu/historical/Visit.htm

  Description  preservation and display of medical equipment, instruments & specimens in various medical fields

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Industrial

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Biology

  Industry /Profession Medical

  New or Updated:   10/16/2005

Alabama
Birmingham
Alabama Sports Hall of Fame

2150 Civic Center Blvd
Birmingham AL  35203
Phone 
205 323-6665
Web Site   www.tech-comm.com/ashof/
Alt Web  www.angelfire.com/al/SportsHall
Description  located in Civic Center complex.
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Sports
Nature of Group or Site  Hall of Fame

Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
2731 8th Ave S
Birmingham AL  35233
Phone
205 252-8377
Web Site  www.barbermuseum.org
E-mail mailto:w337@aol.com
Description  Motorcycles -- over 300 on display at all times
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Automotive
Collection G-M Motorcycles

Sloss Furnace National Historic Landmark
20 32nd Street N
PO Box 11781
Birmingham AL  35202
Phone 
205 324-1911
Web Site  www.bham.net/sloss/sloss.html
Description  furnace in operation until 1972, now a museum of industry
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Industrial
Era 1882
Collection A-F Furnace

Alabama
Birmingham
Southern Museum of Flight
4343 73rd St North
Birmingham AL 35206
Phone 205 833-8226
Web Site http://www.southernmuseumofflight.org/
E-mail mailto:southernmuseumofflight@yahoo.com
Alt Web http://www.bham.net/flight/museum.html
Description crop duster, fighter planes, aviation memorabilia, Kids Hangar, AL Aviation Hall of Fame
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Aviation
Nature of Group or Site Hall of Fame
Collection G-M Models
Collection N-Z Photography
New or Updated: 06/07/2003
  Alabama
Dora
Alabama Mining Museum
120 East Street
Dora AL  35062
Phone 
205 648-2442
Web Site  www.ua.edu/academic/museums/history/
Description  History of coal and other mining
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Industrial
Field of Study/Science Facility Minerals
Industry /Profession  Mining
Era  1890-1940

 

  AL

  Fairfield

  Alabama Historical Radio Society Kresge Museum

  Fairfield Civic Center

  6509 EJ Oliver Boulevard

  Fairfield    AL  35260    

  Phone   205 631-6680

  Web Site  http://www.bham.net/ahrs/index.htm

  Description  historic radios

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Technology

  Industry /Profession Broadcasting

  Collection N-Z  Radios

  Owner/Operator:  Alabama Historical radio Society

  New or Updated:   8/21/2004

  AL
 
Fairhope
 
American Bicentennial Museum
 
357 Morphy Avenue
 
Fairhope  AL  36522    
 
Phone   334 928-7160
 
Web Site  *****
 
Description  memorabilia of 200 year anniversary of the US in 1976
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
New or Updated:   1/12/2004

  AL
 
Fairhope
 
Marietta Johnson Museum
 
10 South School St
 
Fairhope  AL  36532    
 
Phone   251 990-8601
 
Web Site  http://www.mariettajohnson.org/
 
Description  1907 classroom dedicated to education reformer
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Building Type   Schoolhouse
 
New or Updated:   1/12/2004

Alabama
Florence
W C Handy Museum
620 West College Street
Florence AL  35630
Phone 
256 760-6434
Alt Phone  256 760-6379
Web Site  http://www.ci.florence.al.us/arts_museums/w_c_handy/w__c__handy.htm
Description  hometown museum and research library about great jazz man
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Famous People
Industry /Profession   Music
Research /Reading Library
Era 1870
Owner/Operator: City of Florence

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Alabama
Fort Payne
Alabama Fan Club & Museum
101 Glenn Blvd SW
PO Box 680529
Fort Payne AL  35967
Phone 
256 845-1646
Web Site  http://thealabamaband.com
Description  Dedicated to the band Alabama
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
Nature of Group or Site Fan Club

Hosiery Museum
Gault Avenue
Fort Payne AL
Phone
Web Site 
www.tourdekalb.com/attractions.htm
Description  memorabilia, factory knitting machines
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Industrial
Industry /Profession  Textiles
Owner/Operator:  Landmarks of DeKalb County

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