House Museums

Historic houses come in all shapes and sizes. There´s probably one near you -- check it out!

A Christmas Story House star
For fans of this holiday classic, what could be better than being able to visit Ralphie’s house?

Boldt Castle star
When traveling to the Thousand Islands region of New York, a stop at Boldt Castle is a must!

Celebrate the Holidays at the Biltmore Estate star
The grand lifestyle of the Vanderbilts lives on at this spectacular mansion, all decked out for the holidays!

Early History of The White House star
The White House is an office, a museum, a landmark and a home. Did you know it is the only private residence of a head of state in the world that is open to the public, free of charge?

Holiday Event Ideas for Historic House Museums star
To keep things fresh, historic house museums must be creative with programming. Here are some great ideas from some innovative museums.

The Mansions of Newport, Rhode Island star
You´ve never seen opulence like this! The mansions are now decorated for the holidays, so don´t wait until spring to take your next trip!

The Old North Church star
Museum folks can be tough to impress. But on a recent trip to Boston I was enthralled by a tour guide at The Old North Church, the site of Paul Revere’s famous two lantern signal that “the British were coming by sea.”

The Plantations of Historic Charleston, South Carolina star
When my husband and I visited Charleston for our anniversary a few years ago, we fell in love with the southern charm of this historic American city!

The White House in the 20th Century star
Learn more about the modern history of our country’s most famous historic house museum! In the last century, there were many significant renovations at The White House, including the addition of The West Wing and the Oval Office.

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