Museums in the Best of the Web Blog Directory


A Repository for Bottled Monsters

Updates from the National Museum of Health and Medicine (nee the Army Medical Museum) in Silver Spring, MD.


Blog created out of the collaboration of some members of the Museums Australia education group.

Association of African American Museums

Blog of non profit member organization established to support museums focused on African American art, history and culture. BlackMuseums

Australian Museum Blogs

Featuring a collection of blogs from the acclaimed Australia Museum in Sydney, Australia. austmus

Bay Area Discovery Museum

The Sausalito, California museum aims to inspire the next generation in the areas of arts, sciences and environmentalism. The blog further details exhibits with videos and interviews of inspirational persons.

Behind the Scenes

Random thoughts and stories of museum life.

Beyond Bones

Reports on happenings at the Houston Museum of Natural science and shares interesting titbits from the exhibitions.

The Bigger Picture

An inside look at the Smithsonian’s history and the role of archives in today’s world.

Burke Blog

Stories about the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture in Seattle, Washington, and about Washington state's natural history.

Center for the Future of Museums

Elizabeth Merritt, founding director of the Center, blogs about how museums might evolve in the future.

Center for the Future of Museums

Offers musings and thoughts on the future of museums from the founding director.

Confessions of a Curator

Curator covers the topics of rare books, pop culture, and technology in a blender.

Creation Museum News

Posts news about events and activities being held at the Creation Museum in Petersburg, KY.

Digital Heritage

Offers digital heritage musings written by the program director of the MA Art Gallery and Museum Studies at the Centre for Museology, University of Manchester.


Offers notes from the Oxford University Museum of Natural History.


Posts news, advice and tricks of the trade for setting up exhibitions.


All about creating memorable visitor experiences at museums, parks, zoos, gardens, and libraries.

Exploratorium Explainers

Staff at the Exploratorium Museum in San Francisco share their thoughts and experiences at the museum.

Food Museum Blog

Official blog of the non-profit Food Museum.

Fresh + New(er)

Blog deals with digital media and museums.

Gallery Place Living

Reports events and updates from various museums.


Journal featuring Hamilton and area museum groups.

Inherent Vice

Reviews and articles about the world of digital cultural heritage.

Miami Science Museum

Offers information on planning a visit, what to see and do, learning, sales, rentals, programs and support.


Posts rants and raves concerning the most recent trends in museum informatics and technology.

Museological Meanderings

Posts about excursion into the world of museums and natural history.

Museum 2.0

Nina Simon explores how web 2.0 philosophies can be applied in museum design.

Museum 2.0

Explores ways that web 2.0 philosophies can be applied in museum design.

Museum Blogging

Presenting news and insights about the world of museums.

Museum News

Presents news and current events from the museums of Tusculum College.

Museum Next

Examines how museums and galleries can make best use of social media tools for marketing.

Museum of Ridiculously Interesting Things

A collection of interesting things curators find fascinating.

The Museum of the Future

Sharing thoughts on best practice for museums in the new digital era.

Museum Planner

Blog for museum consultants, stakeholders and staff involved in the planning of exhibitions and the development of interactivity.

Museum Strategy

Discusses the newest trends in cultural communication and marketing as they pertain to museums.

Museums and the Web

Online contributions from expert curators.


Offers news and information about museums including exhibits, economic issues, the arts, and much more.

MV Blog

Official blog of Museum Victoria in Victoria state Australia. Includes posts on the Melbourne Museum, Scienceworks, Immigration Museum and the Royal Exhibition Building.

National Museum of Natural History Unearthed

Details about collections, research, exhibitions, and education about nature and culture. Museum is based in Washington DC.

National WWII Museum

Featuring news and updates from this national museum of World War II. wwiimuseum

New York City Tourist Attractions

Reviews and perspectives on various New York City landmarks and tourist attractions.

Open Objects

Cultural heritage technologist offers ideas on the subject of IT issues in museums.

Open Objects

Conversations with and thoughts from a cultural heritage technologist.

Play Stuff

Behind the scenes news and commentary from the National Museum of Play.

The Port Moody Station Museum Blog

Showcases articles and updates about the Port Moody Station Museum.

Prerogative of Harlots

Writings about museums and museum collections, paleontology, and other musings.

Raffles Museum News

Posts research and education from Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research.

Small Museum Association

Highlights news from small museums and provides information on useful resources.

Small Museum Toolkit

Addressing governance, financial management, human resources, audience relations, interpretation, and stewardship for small museums and historic sites.

Soundings in Narragansett Bay's Naval History

News and views from the Naval War College Museum in Naval Station Newport, RI.

Sustainable Museums

Thoughts on how museums can go greener.

Tenement Museum

News from the Tenement Museum, which tells the stories of immigrant families to Manhattan.

Thinking About Exhibits

Thoughts on the content and design of museums, and why it matters.

Uncataloged Museum

Museum professional and Fulbright Scholar shares her musings on the meanings of museums.

Virtual Dime Museum

New York and Brooklyn history and genealogy. Covers crime, medicinals, and ancestral New Yorkers.


Russell, a biology curatorial trainee at Hereford and Ludlow Museums, shares his twelve month journey through the natural history collections.

Zymoglyphic Museum Curator's Web Log

Studies and displays Zymoglyphic art, artifacts, and natural history. Blog contains news about museum events and exhibits, and a look behind the scenes at the museum.

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