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
Our stunning Baltimore Album Quilt, made circa 1847 is back on display in the Textile Room.
Talk exploring the darker side of William Penn, the founder of Pennsylvania.