Civilian Conservation Corps Legacy
"Passing the Legacy to Future Generations"  

CCC Museums

Museums and permanent exhibits commemorating the work of the
Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)
  

Last Updated 3-22-13 

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 - DeSoto State Park 
7104 DeSoto Parkway, NE
Fort Payne, AL  35967
256-997-5025
DeSoto.StatePark@dcnr.alabama.gov
www.AlaPark.com/DeSotoResort/
Blog:  http://civilianconservationcorpsindsp.blogspot.com 
   
 ARIZONA      
  Museum - Colossal Cave Mountain Park
16721 E. Old Spanish Park
Vail, AZ  85641
520-647-7275

 
  Exhibt - South Mountain Environmental Education Center
South Mountain Park Preserve
10919 S. Central Avenue
Phoenix , AZ
Phone (602) 534-6324
 
 
Exhibit - Walnut Canyon National Monument

Mailing Address: 6400 N. Highway 89
Flagstaff , AZ 86004
Phone (928) 526-3367
www.nps.gov/waca

 
 ARKANSAS    
 

Exhibit - Lake Ponder
Crowley's Ridge State Park
2092 Highway 168 North
Paragould, AR  72450

Phone (807) 573-6751
www.arkansasstateparks.com/crowleysridge 
           

 
 CALIFORNIA    
  Exhibit - La Purisima 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    
  Museum - Northeast States Civilian Conservation Corps Museum 
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 - CCC Museum
Vogel 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 - Civilian Conservation Corps Museum
Black Hawk State Historic Site
1510  46th Avenue 
Rock Island , IL 61201
Phone 309-788-0177
Fax 309-788-9865 
www.blackhawkpark.org 
 
 IOWA    

Museum - Iowa Civilian Conservation Corps Museum
Backbone State Park
1347 129th Street 
Dundee, IA  52038
Phone (563) 924-2527
Fax (563) 924-2827


 MASSACHUSETTS    
   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 - Restored CCC Camp
Rabideau CCC Camp National Historic Landmark
Chippewa National Forest, Blackduck Ranger District
417 Forestry Drive
Blackduck, MN  56630
Phone (218) 835-3160 
 
 
Museum - CCC Exhibit Building

Minnesota Discovery Center
1005 Discovery Drive
Chisholm, MN  55719
218-254-7959 /  800-372-6437
chris.welter@mndiscoverycenter.com 
 
 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 Civilian Conservation Corps 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 - Masker Museum 
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 - CCC Museum at the Drummond Center
Lake Greenwood State Park
302 State Park Road
The Drummond Center
Ninety Six, SC  29666
Phone (864) 543-3535
 
 SOUTH DAKOTA    
  Hill City Visitors Center
South Dakota Civilian Conservation Corps Museum -  Hill City, SD
For more information contact:  Peggy Sanders
4331 East Oral Road
Oral, SD 57766
Phone 605-424-2795
www.civilianconservationcorps.blogspot.com  
 


Exhibit – Cultural Heritage Center
900 Governors Drive
Pierre , SD
www.state.sd.us 

 
   
Exhibit – Pactola Visitor Center 
Pactola Reservoir , U.S. Forest Service
Black Hills National Forest
Rapid City , SD , 57702
Phone: 605-343-1567


Exhibit Peter
 Norbeck Visitor Center
Custer State Park
13329 US Hwy 16A
Custer , SD 57730
Phone (605) 255-4464

 
 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
936-632-9535
 
 VIRGINIA    
  Museum - Civilian Conservation Corps Museum
Pocahontas State Park
10301 State Park Road 
Chesterfield, VA  23832-6355 
Phone: (804) 796-4255 
www.dcr.virginia.gov/state_parks/cccmus.shtml  
 
 

Exhibit – Prince William Forest Park Visitor Center  
Mailing Address: 18100 Park Headquarters Road  
Triangle , VA 22172-1644
Phone: (703) 221-7181
www.nps.gov/prwi   
 
   
Exhibit – Shenandoah National Park
Mailing Address: 3655 US Highway 211 East
Luray , VA 22835
Phone (540) 999-3500 
www.nps.gov/shen  
 
 WASHINGTON    
  Museum – CCC Interpretive Center 
Deception Pass State Park 
Oak Harbor, WA  98277
Phone (360) 675-3767 
www.parks.wa.gov  
     Open from April through September




WEST VIRGINIA     
  Museum - West Virginia CCC Museum
(in the old Quiet Dell schoolhouse in Harrison County , just off Exit 115 of Interstate 79)
www.wva-ccc-legacy.org 

 
 WISCONSIN    
  Museum – Civilian Conservation Corps Museum
5636 River View Drive
Rhinelander, WI 54501
Phone (715) 369-4597
www.rhinelanders-morningside.com 
 
 WYOMING    
  Museum - Civilian Conservation Corps Museum
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
www.museumofthemountainman.com  

 
     

 
 
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