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
The mother of the American Museum’s founder, Dr. Dallas Pratt, is here portrayed in her famous emeralds and pearls.
The Museum has launched its 2015 annual appeal on behalf of its popular and much loved gardens - please give to our 'Roots and Shoots' Appeal.