The Fort Nelson Heritage Museum archives the local history of transportation, and preserves the machinery of the past, along with other artifacts, to tell the story of this Northern British Columbia community at the Mile 300 marker of the Alaska Highway.
From the 16th century on, fur traders paddled the rivers, set up trading posts, and made alliances that changed history. Visitors can step back through time into that history at The Museum of the Fur Trade in Chadron, Nebraska.
The Whitehorse, Yukon Transportation Museum, has an excellent collection of machinery of the past used in the far north with snow and muskeg, as well as various artifacts from the history of transportation, including everything from dogsleds and boats, to sea planes and trucks.
Over a million people visit Auschwitz Concentration Camp museum annually – an historical place from WWII where over a million were murdered. See inside Auschwitz and Birkenau near Krakow, Poland, as well as get visiting tips.
The EAA Aviation Museum in Oshkosh, WI, displays 200+ historic planes and replicas, while celebrating experimental aircraft and innovation in airflight technology.
The award-winning Museum of Northern British Columbia shares the history, culture, and art of BC First Nations, such as totem poles, carvings, and more.