Museum Construction


VT's Fairbanks Museum Could See Expansion with Federal Grant

The Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium in Vermont could finally become a reality after years of beleaguered expansion plans. The 132-year-old facility in St. Johnsbury was chosen by Vermont's U.S. Rep....


Pennsylvania Trolley Museum Building Imaginative $14M Expansion

Trolley fans have flocked to the Pennsylvania Trolley Museum in Washington, Pa., since the 1950s. Now, the popular attraction southeast of Pittsburgh is getting an expansion designed to give trolley devotees an even more immersive experience than before....


West Virginia's Point Pleasant River Museum Breaks Ground on New Building

Museum staff broke ground Feb. 22 for a new building to house the Point Pleasant River Museum and Lakin Ray Cook Learning Center in West Virginia, near the confluence of the Ohio and Kanawha rivers. Following a fire that gutted the Old Nease Building, the previous home of the museum, the staff has been working to raise funds for a new building....


Virginia Museum of Natural History Branch in Holding Pattern

In a land not so far away, but a time before a world-wide pandemic, discussion began about building a $10.4 million branch of the Virginia Museum of Natural History in the Shenandoah Valley town of Waynesboro....


New $30M Expansion Ongoing at VA Museum of History & Culture

The Virginia Museum of History & Culture (VMHC), at 428 N. Arthur Ashe Boulevard in Richmond, closed to the public Dec. 14 for its $30 million expansion and renovation project. The museum plans to remain shuttered until early April....


Charleston, S.C.'s International African American Museum to Open in 2022

Recently, journalists took a hard hat construction tour of the nonprofit International African American Museum (IAAM) being built in Charleston, S.C., at the site of what once stood Gadsden's Wharf, the disembarkation point of up to 40 percent of all American slaves....


Construction Set to Begin on Bruce Museum Expansion in Greenwich, Conn.

Greenwich, Conn.'s, Bruce Museum has scheduled an Oct. 8 groundbreaking ceremony for the beginning of construction on a three-story, 43,000-sq.-ft. addition. Following the recent success of its ongoing, community-wide fundraising effort, leaders of the "Campaign for the New Bruce" announced Sept....


Oregon Man Gifts $2 Million for Museum Construction

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) In the midst of a lot of bad news, here's a nice change of pace. A former forester and forest conservation advocate from Oregon has bequeathed roughly $2 million to shine a light at the end of a long tunnel to an elusive National Conservation Legacy Center in Missoula....


George Lucas Museum Moves Toward Final Act

The spirit of Star Wars is taking form in a huge $1.5 billion spacecraft-like structure called the George Lucas Museum of Narrative Art in Exposition Park in Los Angeles. The futuristic museum building is even being built using highly modern equipment, including robots and drones....


Arlington, Texas Selected for Medal of Honor Museum

The National Medal of Honor Museum Foundation announced today that, following a national search launched in October 2018, Arlington, Texas has been selected by the Foundation's Board of Directors as the site for the future National Medal of Honor Museum....






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