Museums & Travel

Museums & Travel

Old House Online’s directory of museums, house museums and travel destinations featuring historic homes, period architecture and artistry.


Histoury

Planning and facilitating custom historical tours of your community, over 20 years of experience in tourism and preservation.


Armour-Stiner House

The Armour-Stiner (Octagon) House is one of the most visually unique homes in the world. It is the only known fully domed octagonal residence and the only house built in the form of an ancient classical temple.




Roycroft Inn

(716) 652-555240 S Grove St, East Aurora, NY 14052https://roycroftinn.com/ This National Historic Landmark was restored and re-opened in 1995 with 29 guest suites and an award-winning dining room.


Riordan Mansion at Arizona State Park

409 W Riordan Rd, Flagstaff, AZ 86001https://azstateparks.com/riordan-mansion/ A remarkable example of Craftsman architecture, this 1904 home has over 40 rooms containing original furnishings, including Stickley pieces by Harvey Ellis. Guided tours daily, on the hour from 11 am to 4 pm.


Rufus Porter Museum

(207) 647-2828121 Main St, Bridgton, ME 04009https://www.rufusportermuseum.org/ Based in a 1789 Federal house, this museum boasts original murals by the itinerant artist and muralist Rufus Porter. The focus is not only on his achievements as an artist, but also as an inventor, and founder of the Scientific American magazine in 1845. The museum also celebrates […]


Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill

(859) 734-54113501 Lexington Rd, Harrodsburg, KY 40330https://shakervillageky.org/ Discover the magic of simplicity at America’s largest and most completely restored Shaker community. This living history museum also offers tranquil lodging and dining experiences.



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