Museums and Permanent Exhibits

Commemorating the Work of the CCC

Communities hold the key to displaying the history and heritage of the CCC.  CCC museums and permanent exhibits are scattered throughout America and continue to teach our conservation heritage.  

Repeated requests for location information on museums and exhibits is the basis for the development of the CCC Museum and Exhibits List.  The list offers our readers a glimpse of the scope of CCC heritage and provides an opportunity to enjoy this unique history.    

Please note that this list cannot be considered comprehensive and continues to change.  Because of its evolving nature, we encourage viewers to share additional or updated information on the locations, and; as a prospective visitor we suggest that you call to confirm its operating hours.   We continue to make every effort to include every museum or permanent exhibit we could find. If you are aware of additional museums or exhibits commemorating the work of the CCC, please contact the CCC Legacy at ccc@ccclegacy.org with information.  Thank you.  

Please share current information about the changing status of these facilities.  

ALABAMA

Museum - Cheaha State Park

19644 Hwy 281

Delta AL  362858

256-488-5111

800-610-5801

The CCC Museum iHours:  

Friday:  10:00 am – 4:00 pm 

Saturday:  10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Sunday:  10:00 am – 4:00 pm 

Closed January 1st – March 1st and when volunteers are not available to staff the museum.  

To plan you rtrip or lean more about the collections call 256-488-5111

The museum will open on closed days for scheduled groups & field trips. 

Web site:  http:www.alapark.com/Cheaha-State-Park-Civilian-Conservation Corps-Museum

Museum - DeSoto State Park

7104 DeSoto Parkway, NE

Fort Payne, AL  35967

256-997-5025

DeSoto.StatePark@dcnr.alabama.gov

https://www.alapark.com/desoto-state-park


ARIZONA

Museum - Colossal Cave Mountain Park

16721 E. Old Spanish Park

Vail, AZ  85641

520-647-7275

Exhibit - South Mountain Environmental Education Center

South Mountain Park Preserve

10919S Central Avenue

Phoenix, AZ 

602-534-6324

Exhibit - Walnut Canyon National Monument

Mainling Address:  6400 N. Highway 89

Flagstaff, AZ  86004

928-526-3367

https://www.nps.gov/waca

ARKANSAS

Exhibit - Grant County Museum

Grant County Museum

521 West Shackleford Street

Sheridan, AR  72150

807-942-4496

http://www.grantcountymuseumar.com

Hours:  Tuesday through Saturday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Open year-around 

 

Although the exhibits are Grant County specific, the museum is considered a regional 

museum.  This permanent exhibit is located in the WWII room.  

Exhibit - Lake Ponder

Crowley’s Ridge State Park
2092 Highway 168 North
Paragould, AR  72450
Phone (807) 573-6751
https://www.arkansasstateparks.com/crowleysridge        

CALIFORNIA

Exhibit - LaPurisima Mission State Historic Park

2295 Purisima Road 
Lompoc , CA 93436 
805-735-3712 or 805-588-5396.
http://www.lapurisimamission.org/

The CCC exhibit within the LaPurisma Visitors Center highlights the work of CCC Co. 2950.  The museum is open every day from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.  Park hours are every day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Museum and park are both closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Years Day.    

CONNECTICUT

Shenipsit State Forest Headquarters
166 Chestnut Hill Road (Rte 190)
Stafford Springs, CT 06076 
860-684-3430  

FLORIDA

Museum - Highlands Hammock State Park

5931 Hammock Road
Sebring , FL 33872
Phone:  863-386-6094

GEORGIA

Museum - Vogle State Park

7485 Vogel State Park Road
Blairsville, GA  30512
Phone : 706- 745-2628 

IDAHO

Exhibit - Central Idaho Cultural Center and Museum

1001 State Street
McCall, Idaho
Phone: 208-634-4497

ILLINOIS

Museum - Black Hawk State Historic Site

1510 46th Avenue

Rock Island, IL  61201

Phone: 309-788-0177

www.blackhawkpark.org

 

IOWA

Museum - Backbone State Park

1347 129th Street 
Dundee, IA  52038
Phone: 563-924-2527
Fax: 563-924-2827

MASSACHUSETTS

Exhibit - Mount Greylock State Reservation

Visitor Center
30 Rockwell Road
P.O. Box 138
Lanesborough, MA  01237
Phone: 413-499-4262
http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/dcr/massparks/region-west/mt-greylock-state-reservation-generic.html

This exhibit surveys the history of Mount Greylock, the highest point in Massachusetts, and a state park since 1898.  The exhibit highlights the work and life of the CCC 107th Company stationed at Mount Greylock from 1933-1941, and includes a replica portion of a CCC barracks.

Exhibit - National Heritage Museum

33 Marrett Road
Lexington, MA  02421
Phone : 781-861-6559

MICHIGAN

Museum - Michigan State CCC Museum

11747 N. Higgins Lake Drive
Roscommon , MI 48653
Phone:  989-348-6178
www.michigan.gov/cccmuseum 

Minnesota

Exhibit - Rabideau CCC Camp National Historic Lankmark

Rabideau CCC Camp National Historic Landmark
Chippewa National Forest, Blackduck Ranger District
417 Forestry Drive
Blackduck, MN  56630
Phone : 218-835-3160

Museum - Minnesota Discovery Center

Minnesota Discovery Center
1005 Discovery Drive
Chisholm, MN  55719
218-254-7959 /  800-372-6437

Montana

Museum - Rocky Mountain Museum of Military History

P.O. Box 7263 
Missoula, MT  59807 
Phone (406) 549-5346 
Email:  info@fortmissoula.org 
www.fortmissoula.org 

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Museum - Richard Diehl CCC Museum

Bear Brook State Park 
Rt. 28 
Allenstown , NH 03275 
Phone (603) 485-9874 
http://www.nhstateparks.com/bearbrook.html 

Exhibit - New Hampshire Telephone Museum

22 East Main Street 
Warner, NH 03278 
Phone (603) 456-2234 
www.nhtelephonemuseum.com

New Mexico

Exhibit - Bandelier National Monument

15 Entrance Road
Los Alamos, NM 87544
Phone (505) 672-3861 x517
Fax (505) 672-9607
www.nps.gov/band/  

NEW YORK

Exhibit - Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum

4079 Albany Post Road
Hyde Park, NY  12538
Phone (845) 486-7770
email: roosevelt.library@nara.gov 

NORTH CAROLINA

Exhibit - Hanging Rock State Park Visitor Center

CCC Company #3422
P.O. box 278
Danbury, NC  27016
     Open:  Everyday 9:00 am – 4:45 pm except Christmas 

OREGON

Exhibit - Forest History Center and Museum

Sight of CCC Worker Statue #16
Oregon Department of Forestry Headquarters
2600 State Street
Salem, OR  97310 
Operating hours change with the seasons. 
Please visit their website for current information
www.foresthistorycenter.oregon.gov 

Pennsylvania

Museum - Lou and Helen Adams CCC Museum

Parker Dam State Park
28 Fairview Road
Penfield , PA 15849-9799
Phone: 814-765-0630

Museum - Promised Land State Park

Promised Land State park
100 Lower lake Road
Greentown, PA  18426
Phone (570)
www.dcnr.state.pa.us
Open 7 days a week from Memorial Day through Labor Day.  Please call the Park office to confirm hours.  
The museum is located off Pickerel Point Road by the outdoor Amphitheater and Pickerel Point Camp Ground.
 
 

South Carolina

Museum - Drummond Center

 Lake  Greenwood State Park
302 State Park Road
The Drummond Center
Ninety Six, SC  29666
Phone:  864-543-3535

South Dakota

CCC Museum of South Dakota

P.O. Box 221
23935 Highway 385
Hill City, SD   57745-0221
https://www.southdakotaccc.org
Phone:  605-389-3410
Email:  history@southdakotaccc.org

TEXAS

Museum - Longhorn Cavern State Park

P. O. Box 732
Burnet , TX 78611
www.longhorncaverns.com 

Exhibit - Texas Forestry Museum

1905 Atkinson Drive

Lufkin, TX  75901

Phone: 936-632-9535

http://www.treetexas.com

VIRGINIA

WASHINGTON

Museum - Deception Pass State Park

Oak Harbor, WA  98277

Phone:  360-675-3767

http://www.parks.wa.gov

Open from April through September

WEST VIRGINIA

West Virginia CCC Museum

I

Quiet Dell Schoolhouse, Harrison County

Near Exit 115 of Interstate 79.  

www.wva-ccc-legacy.org

 

Wisconsin

Museum - Rhinelander CCC Museum

Pioneer Park Historical Complex
Location:  Pioneer Park on Martin Lynch Drive Pioneer Park Historical Complex.  Park Entrance is at the Corner of Oneida Ave. & Ocala St., 
Rhinelander, WI 54501

Hours of operation:

Open Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day:
Tuesday – Saturday:  10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sundays – 12:00 noon – 4:00 pm
Mondays – Closed, but open on holidays that fall on Monday
Open Fridays and Saturdays in September following Labor Day, through the last weekend in September 10:00 am – 5:00 pm


Contact information: 

Phone:  715-369-5004
email: rhinelanderpphc@gmail.com 
(copy this email address and insert into your email)

Regular mail address:

Rhinelander City Hall
Attn:  PPHC-CCC
135 South Steven’s St.
Rhinelander, WI  54501

WYOMING

Museum - Guernsey State Park

Guernsey State Park
Highway 317
Guernsey, WY  82214 

Exhibit - Museum of the Mountain Man

Sublette County Historical Society
P.O. Box 909
700 E. Hennick
Pinedale, WY  82941
Phone (877) 686-6266
Fax (307) 367-6768
https://www.museumofthemountainman.com