History Museums and Galleries
|Academy of Achievement
This is no ordinary museum. The Academy of Achievement brings you face to face with the
extraordinary individuals who have shaped the twentieth century. It is an amazing
collection, not of mere artifacts, but of people and ideas that fill you with inspiration,
encouragement, and the will to achieve. Explore the Academy of Achievementan
interactive museum of living history.
Science and Technology Museum
The largest of its kind in Canada, this Museum fulfills its mission
through its collection, permanent, temporary and travelling exhibits,
special events, school programs, workshops and demonstrations,
publications, loans, conferences and lectures, expert advice, and joint
action with other museums and organizations with similar goals and
The Early Office
Engages in research on the history and
evolution of offices, antique office machines and equipment, and
business technology based on original documents and artifacts.
|The Edison Festival of Light
It began as a tribute to commemorate the life and achievements of Fort Myers' most famous
citizen, Thomas Alva Edison. Sixty years later, it has developed into Southwest Florida's
greatest celebration ! Come and join in on celebrating the spirit of Edison, during
Southwest Florida's greatest family tradition.
The Exploratorium is a museum of science, art, and human perception founded in 1969 by
physicist Frank Oppenheimer. The Exploratorium's mission is to create a culture of
learning through innovative environments, programs, and tools that help people nurture
their curiosity about the world around them.
|The Field Museum of Natural History
The Field Museum was founded in 1893 and is one of the world's great natural history
museums-- with a world-renowned scientific staff and collections of more than 20 million
specimens and cultural objects.
The Henry Ford
The nation's largest indoor (Henry
Ford Museum) / outdoor (Greenfield Village) history complex providing
unique educational experiences to over 1 million visitors a year.
of Ancient Inventions
The Virtual Museum of Ancient Inventions is a project begun by the students in the course
Inventions, which was offered for the first time in the spring semester of 1997. More
inventions will be
acquired by the museum each year that the course is offered.
Museum of Science
The mission of the Museum of Science, Boston is to stimulate interest in
and further understanding of science and technology and their importance
for individuals and for society. In 1830, six men interested in natural
history established the Boston Society of Natural History, an
organization through which they could pursue their common scientific
interests. The Museum has remained on the cutting edge of science
education by developing innovative and interactive exhibits and programs
that both entertain and educate.
Owls Head Transportation
The Museum offers students, volunteers and the general public a wide
range of opportunities and resources for learning about transportation
history and transportation technologies, including Workshops, Guided
Tours, Curricula and Classroom Activities, publications and the
resources of the Lang Education Center and Library.
Here you will find United States Patent Documentation & Matted Prints for American
Antiques, Collectibles & Historic Inventions. Reproduced from the Archives of
United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO). Yes, they are for sale.
|National Museum of
The Science Service Historical Image Collection represents twentieth-century scientific
research consisting of images and original captions as they appeared in period
publications. The captions were written by Science Service journalists and have been
transcribed exactly. We are providing a 40-year random sample of innovation and invention;
which is specific to the subject of electricity.
Revolutionaries takes a new look at the inspiration behind 18 of Silicon
Valley's top technology and science pioneers – the men and women who
forged ground-breaking research, products or businesses, often in the
face of long odds and seemingly insurmountable hurdles.
Since 1790 the United States Patent Office has granted more than 6 million patents. The
technology envisioned by American inventors has improved our standard of living and linked
us across physical and cultural divides. The Smithsonian preserves thousands of the models
that inventors were required to submit with patent applications before 1880.
|The Tech Museum of Innovation
The Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose, CA is a hands-on technology museum devoted to
inspiring the innovator in everyone The Tech is a cosmopolitan museum
singularly focused on technology—how it works and the way that it is
changing every aspect of the way we work, live, play and learn. Its
people-and-technology focus and the integration of advanced technologies
into visitor experiences and infrastructure, distinguishes it from other