The American Museum takes you on a journey through the history of America, from its early settlers to the twentieth century. With its remarkable collection of folk and decorative arts, the Museum shows the diverse and complex nature of American traditions. The only museum of Americana outside the United States, it was founded to bring American history and cultures to the people of Britain and Europe.
Planning your visit
After its adoption as the national emblem by Congress in 1782, the eagle became a popular theme for folk artists.
Enjoy craft activities or discover the collections with a trail or a Museum Explorer Backpack.