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Agricultural Museums

Code: TA-5500.0300

Institutions that acquire, preserve, research and exhibit permanent and/or traveling collections of objects or artifacts which relate to the history of agriculture, either generally or as it evolved in a particular area. Included may be vintage farm machinery from different eras including horse and ox-drawn, steam, electric, gasoline and diesel powered vehicles; farming implements; dairy equipment; crop dusting aircraft; smokehouse equipment; antique wagons; renovated sawmills; replicas of farm houses with furnishings, barns or other farm structures; historical documents and photographs; and dioramas and exhibits which show the history of farming from subsistence level to modern industrialization.

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