Grout Museum District
The mission of the Grout Museum District is to provide a better understanding of our world by collecting, preserving and interpreting history and illustrating scientific principles. The Grout Museum collects, preserves and interprets cultural and natural history of the region; the Rensselaer Russell House Museum and the Snowden House preserve and interpret elements of the Victorian age; the Bluedorn Science Imaginarium provides exhibitions and programming that inspire the study of the sciences. And the Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum honors the service and sacrifice of Iowa veterans from the Civil War to present.
Captain Avery Museum
Shady Side, Maryland
Captain Avery Museum welcomes visitors to its historic waterfront property to learn about the heritage of the Chesapeake Bay through the story of a 19th century waterman, 20th century recreation, and the
Duxbury Rural and Historical Society
The Duxbury Rural and Historical Society is a non-profit organization seeking to foster a better understanding of the heritage and rural environment of Duxbury, Massachusetts.
Visitors can explore King Caesar House with a guide-led experience through the home of Ezra Weston II (“King Caesar”), Duxbury’s largest shipbuilder, furnished with antiques and maritime treasures exemplifying Duxbury’s shipbuilding era. Introductory video is available.
future of this precious resource for a healthy environment. Come to enjoy the variety of programs and events designed for people of all ages or plan one of your own here at Captain Avery Museum in historic Shady Side, Maryland!
Stroll the grounds with a water view, including the remnants of King Caesar’s wharf, now called Bumpus Park. Family treasure hunts and other activities are offered seasonally.