Whether you’re interested in American history, or millennia of human history, you can learn a lot about the past with a visit to one of these incredible history museums. Some have broad, encyclopedic collections, while others are specific to a certain moment in history.
The top 10 winners in the category Best History Museum are as follows:
- National Infantry Museum & Soldier Center - Columbus, GA
- Fruitlands Museum - Harvard, MA
- National Underground Railroad Freedom Center - Cincinnati, OH
- The Henry Ford - Dearborn, MI
- USS Constitution Museum - Boston, MA
- National Museum of the Marine Corps - Triangle, VA
- Erie Maritime Museum - Erie, PA
- Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine - Beckley, WV
- The Mob Museum - Las Vegas, NV
- Museum of Native American History - Bentonville, AR
A panel of experts partnered with 10Best editors to pick the initial nominees, and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote.
Congratulations to all these winning history museums!