Pet Pleasant Museums To Get pleasure from With Your Journey Buddy


Do you’ve got a classy cat or canine who enjoys visiting pet pleasant museums? Bravo! Pet pleasant museums will be discovered all around the nation. Learn on to search out one you possibly can go to along with your furry journey buddy in your subsequent trip!

Brindle dog in a red harnesses sitting in front of a sculpture at a pet friendly museum in Tulsa, OK


Why Go to A Museum With Your Pet?

Museums will be enjoyable for you and your pet. When you’re studying from the displays and excursions, your canine will get an opportunity to work on her coaching in a brand new setting and sniff a brand new place.

It’s an effective way to do extra collectively. So, why wait? Take a look at a pet pleasant museum at present!

Ty and Buster, the dogs, in front of a plane at the pet friendly Palm Springs Air Museum in Palm Springs, CA

Which Museums Are Pet Pleasant?

Let’s face it, the Museum of Delicate Breakables isn’t prone to welcome pets. And even when it did, I wouldn’t suggest taking a canine there. Would you?!

However in our travels, we’ve discovered that the majority (not all) museums which have outside displays welcome pets. And these pet pleasant museums will be present in all kinds of settings:

  • neighborhood historic districts
  • sculpture gardens
  • ghost towns / deserted mining cities
  • transportation museums
  • historic estates
  • residing historical past websites
  • state parks with historic websites
  • maritime museums
  • academic farms, and extra

Properly-behaved pets and their individuals will run out of trip time earlier than they run out of museums to go to!

Visiting a pet-friendly museum is a great way to make the most of your vacation. (woman and golden retriever in front of ornate gate)
AnnMarie Sculpture Backyard is a pet pleasant museum that’s well worth the journey.


Guidelines For Pet Pleasant Museums

All museums require you to leash and clear up after your pet. We wouldn’t anticipate something much less. And usually pets can benefit from the grounds and examine the outside displays. Most museums don’t permit pets inside. In addition they ask that you just don’t depart pets unattended. So plan your journey with a human buddy and take turns trying inside buildings and caring for the pets.

A number of museums do permit pets indoors. You’ll discover a observe beside these museums within the itemizing beneath. In fact, service canine are at all times allowed to accompany their individuals in museums.

St Michael's Maritime Museum is one of many that are pet-friendly. (golden retriever lying down at maritime exhibit)
The foundations are easy on the St. Michael’s Maritime Museum–if there’s no carpet on the ground, your pet is allowed to enter a constructing.

It’s additionally necessary to notice that most of the residing historical past and farm museums have animals. A museum with free-range chickens most likely isn’t the very best place to take a canine with a robust prey-drive—even when the foundations permit pets. Keep in mind to be thoughtful and don’t put your canine able that’s past his or her capabilities.

Beneath is a listing of pet pleasant museums you can find on the GoPetFriendly web site.


Pet Pleasant Museums By State

We’ve organized the listing of pet pleasant museums by state to make it straightforward so that you can discover one close to you.


Pima Air & Space Museum – Tucson, AZ

Pioneer Living History Museum – Phoenix, AZ

Quartzsite Museum – Quartzsite, AZ

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Deputy petting a bridle dog in Tombstone, AZ



Ozark Folk Center – Mountain View, AR


Bodie State Historic Park – Bridgeport, CA (pet policy)

California State Railroad Museum – Sacramento, CA (pet policy)

Calico Ghost Town – Yermo, CA

Columbia State Historic Park – Columbia, CA

El Pueblo de Los Angeles – Los Angeles, CA

Empire Mine State Historic Park – Grass Valley, CA (pet policy)

La Purísima Mission State Historic Park – Lompoc, CA

Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park – Placerville, CA

Old Sacramento State Historic Park – Sacramento, CA

Palm Springs Air Museum – Palm Springs, CA
**Leashed pets are welcome to hitch their individuals contained in the constructing.**

Railtown 1897 State Historic Park – Jamestown, CA

San Francisco Maritime National Historic Park – San Francisco, CA (pet policy)

Santa Cruz Surfing Museum – Santa Cruz, CA

Traveltown Museum – Los Angeles, CA

Western Railway Museum – Suisun Metropolis, CA

Will Rogers State Historic Park – Pacific Palisades, CA (pet policy)

Ty and Buster, the dogs, in front of a plane at the pet friendly Palm Springs Air Museum in Palm Springs, CA
Palm Springs Air Museum in Palm Springs, California



Benson Sculpture Garden – Loveland, CO

Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site – La Junta, CO (pet policy)

Chapungu Sculpture Park – Loveland, CO

Manitou Springs Cliff Dwellings – Manitou Springs, CO
**Leashed pets are welcome to hitch their individuals contained in the constructing.**

Miramont Castle – Manitou Springs, CO

Ouray County Ranch History Museum – Ridgway, CO

Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site – Colorado Springs, CO (pet policy)

South Park City – Fairplay, CO

Manitou Springs Cliff Dwellings in Manitou Springs, Colorado


Mystic Seaport – Mystic, CT

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Buster and Ty at Mystic Seaport



Apalachicola Maritime Museum – Appalachiola, FL

Spanish Military Hospital Museum – St. Augustine, FL

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park – Cross Creek, FL
**Small canine could also be carried in the home museum.**

Chicken at the dog-friendly Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings House Museum.
The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Home Museum has free-ranging fowl. Some canine would possibly discover them a significant distraction.


Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park – College Park, IL


Mid-America Windmill Museum – Kendallville, IN

Dexter the Cocker Spaniel at the pet-friendly Mid-America Windmill Museum in Kendallville, IN


Living History Farms – Urbandale, IA


Brown County Agriculture Museum – Hiawatha, KS



Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill – Harrodsburg, KY


Seashore Trolley Museum – Kennebunkport, ME


Annapolis Maritime Museum – Annapolis, MD

AnnMarie Sculpture Garden – Solomons, MD

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum – St. Michael’s, MD
**Pets are allowed inside all buildings that aren’t carpeted.**

Historic London Town & Garden – Edgewater, MD

Historic St. Mary’s City – St. Mary’s Metropolis, MD (pet policy)

Kinetic art at the dog-friendly AnnMarie Sculpture Garden.
Kinetic artwork on the AnnMarie Sculpture Backyard.
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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum – St. Michael’s, Maryland



deCordova Sculpture Park & Museum – Lincoln, MA

Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm – Newbury, MA

Waters Farm – Sutton, MA

Flying pig sculpture at pet-friendly AnnMarie Sculpture Garden.
deCordova Sculpture Park & Museum – Lincoln, MA


Crossroad’s Village & Huckleberry Railroad – Flint, MI


Historic Forestville – Forestville, MN

Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, Minneapolis, MN


Donald J. Hall Sculpture Park – Kansas Metropolis, MO

Laumier Sculpture Park – St. Louis, MO

National WWI Museum And Memorial – Kansas Metropolis, MO

Sculpture Park – Nelson-Atkins Museum – Kansas Metropolis, MO

Kansas City, Missouri
Path at one of many pet pleasant museums in Kansas Metropolis, Missouri



Montana Grizzly Encounter – Bozeman, MT


Scotts Bluff National Monument – Gering, NE (pet policy)

Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer – Grand Island, NE

Black German Shepherd dog on a pet friendly trail at Scotts Bluff National Monument in Nebraska
Pet pleasant Scotts Bluff Nationwide Monument – Gering, Nebraska


New Jersey

Historic Cold Spring Village – Cape Might, NJ (pet policy)

Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum – Cape Might, NJ
**Leashed pets are welcome to hitch their individuals contained in the hangar.**

New Mexico

International UFO Museum & Research Center – Roswell, NM
**Well mannered pets are allowed contained in the museum and present store.**

Kit Carson Home & Museum – Taos, NM

Toby the Bulldog at the International UFO Museum in Roswell, New Mexico
Toby on the Worldwide UFO Museum


North Carolina

Artivity on the Green – Winston-Salem, NC

Bethabara Historic District – Winston-Salem, NC

Biltmore Estate – Asheville, NC

Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site – Flat Rock, NC (pet policy) Ask how your pet can grow to be a Bark Ranger!

Cradle of Forestry in America – Brevard, NC

Historic Latta Plantation – Huntersville, NC

Holmes Educational State Forest – Hendersonville, NC

Jordan Lake Educational State Forest – Apex, NC

North Carolina Museum of Art – Raleigh, NC

Old Salem Museums & Gardens – Winston-Salem, NC

Rendezvous Mountain Educational State Forest – Purlear, NC

Turnbull Creek Educational State Forest – Elizabethtown, NC

Tuttle Educational State Forest – Lenoir, NC

Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park – Wilson, NC

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Pet pleasant Biltmore Property – Asheville, NC


North Dakota

Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site – Williston, ND (pet policy)
**Pets are allowed in all buildings aside from the Bourgeois Home Customer Middle.**

Knife River Indian Villages – Stanton, ND

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Buster and Ty at Knife River Indian Villages


Caesar’s Creek Pioneer Village – Waynesville, OH

Gorman Heritage Farm – Evandale, OH (pet policy)

Historic Roscoe Village – Coshocton, OH

Malabar Farm State Park – Lucas, OH


Gardens at the Gilcrease Museum – Tulsa, OK

Brindle dog in red harness sitting on a rock in a flower garden at the pet friendly Gilcrease Museum in Tulsa, OK



Dorris Ranch Living History Farm – Springfield, OR


Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation – (Ridley Creek State Park) Newtown Sq., PA

Conrad Weiser Homestead – Womelsdorf, PA

Daniel Boone Homestead – Birdsboro, PA

Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site – Elverson, PA (pet policy)

Rhode Island

South County Museum – Narragansett, RI

South Carolina

Living History Farm at Kings Mountain State Park – Blacksburg, SC


National Bird Dog Museum – Grand Junction, TN

Homeplace 1850s Working Farm – Dover, TN

Land Between the Lakes, KY



Texas Transportation Museum – San Antonio, TX


Wheeler Historic Farm – Murray, UT


Chippokes Farm and Forestry Museum – Surry, VA

Colonial Williamsburg – Williamsburg, VA

Frontier Culture Museum – Staunton, VA (pet policy)
**Pets are allowed within the courtyard and picnic space however not in exhibit areas. Kennels can be found for a small price.**

Henricus Historical Park – Chester, VA

Historic Jamestowne – Jamestown, VA (pet policy)

McCallum More Museum & Gardens – Chase Metropolis, VA

McCormick’s Farm & Workshop – Raphine, VA

Mount Vernon – Mount Vernon, VA (pet policy)

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Posing for pictures in Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia



Olympic Sculpture Park – Seattle, WA

San Juan Islands Sculpture Park – San Juan Island, WA

Seattle Center – Seattle, WA

The Center For Wooden Boats – Seattle, WA

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Forts Folle Avoine Historical Park – Danbury, WI (pet policy)
**Pets aren’t allowed in any of the buildings on the park. Exceptions could also be made for small lap canine which are carried and never disturbing different individuals on the tour.**

Washington DC

The National Mall

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Buster and Ty on the Nationwide Mall

Have you learnt of different pet pleasant museums not included in our listing? Share them within the feedback beneath and we’ll add them!

Honey the golden retriever poses near a sculpture at the dog-friendly AnnMarie Sculpture Garden.
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