List of Women’s Museums

Below is a sortable list of women’s and gender-focused museums worldwide. You can also download the complete list of IAWM members and women’s museums and initiatives. These lists are updated annually.
List of Museums and Initiatives (October 2019)

List of IAWM Members (July 2019)

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TitleCategoryContinentStateSuburbAddressWeb link
Het VrouwenhuisMuseumEuropeNetherlandsZwolleMellmarkt, 53http://www.vrouwenhuiszwolle.nl/
Women Culture Museum, Shaanxi Normal UniversityMuseumAsiaChinaXi'anNew PO Box 117,Shaanxi Normal Universityhttp://wcm.snnu.edu.cn/e_museum.asp
Frauen Museum WiesbadenMuseumEuropeGermanyWiesbadenWörthstraße 5http://www.frauenmuseum-wiesbaden.de/
Belmont-Paul Women's Equality National MonumentMuseumNorth AmericaUSAWashington, D.C.144 Constitution Avenuehttp://www.sewallbelmont.org
National Museum of Women in the ArtsMuseumNorth AmericaUSAWashington, D.C.1250 New York Avehttp://www.nmwa.org/
FeminotekaVirtualEuropePolandWarsawul. Mokotowska 29a (weju015bcie od ul. Marszau0142kowskiej 34/50 do samego kou0144ca w podwu00f3rzu)http://feminoteka.pl/
Museum of Polish Women (initiative)
Feminist Historical Salon (Feministyczny
Salon Historyczny)
Anna Nowakowska-Wierzcho≈õ
InitiativeEuropePolandWarsawhttp://feministycznysalonhistoryczny.blox.pl/
html
Initiative for a Women's Museum in CanadaInitiativeNorth AmericaCanadaVictoria
Kvinnohistoriskt MuseumMuseumEuropeSwedenUmeaVäven, Storgatan 46ahttp://www.kvinnohistoriskt.se
Pioneer Women's HutMuseumAustraliaNew South WalesTumbarumbaGlenroy Heritage Reserve, Wagga Roadwww.pioneerwomenshut.com
FemLink-Art
Partner NetworkEurope / North America France / USA Toulouse / Fitchburg French office : 19Ter chemin de Casseboishttp://www.femlink.org
Frammenti di Storia al FemminileInitiativeEuropeItalyTorinoVia Lamarmora 13, Cossano Canavesehttp://www.frammentisf.org
Women's Active Museum on War and Peace (WAM)MuseumAsiaJapanTokyoShinjuku-ku, Nishi-Waseda Bldg 2F 2-3-18 Avacohttp://wam-peace.org/
Muzeu i Grave
MiG Albanian Women's Museum
InitiativeEuropeAlbaniaTiranaPallatet 1 maji, 15/4http://98.130.8.235/
Comfort Women MuseumMuseumAsiaTaiwanTaipeihttps://www.twrf.org.tw/eng/index.php
Stockholm Museum of Women's HistoryMuseumEuropeSwedenStockholmRepslagargatan 15B, Stockholmwww.kvinnohistoriska.se
NGO DomineInitiativeEuropeCroatiaSplitBosanska 4
21000 Split
www.domine.hr
History Women FutureVirtualAsiaKoreaSeoulhttp://www.historywomenfuture.org
The National Women's History Exhibition HallMuseumAsiaKoreaSeoul50, Hwajung-ro 104beon-gil, Deogyang-gu, Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do http://eherstory.mogef.go.kr
War & Women's Human Right's MuseumMuseumAsiaKoreaSeoul20 World Cup Buk-ro 11-gil, Mapo-gu
National Women's Hall of FameMuseumNorth AmericaUSASeneca Falls, New York76 Fall Streetwww.womenofthehall.org
Museo delle Donne a Savona
Alice Piazzi Cumeo
InitiativeEuropeItalySavona
Museo de las Mujeres Costa RicaVirtualCentral AmericaCosta RicaSan Pedro, San JoseLourdes de Montes de Ocahttp://museodelasmujeres.co.cr/
International Museum of WomenVirtualNorth AmericaUSASan Francisco, California222 Sutter Street, Suite 500http://www.imow.org
Women's Museum of CaliforniaMuseumNorth AmericaUSASan Diego, California2730 Historic Decatur Road, Barracks 16http://womensmuseumca.org
ECCOMPartner NetworkEuropeItalyRomevia Tommaso da Celano, 112http://www.eccom.it/en/
National Susan B. Anthony Museum & HouseMuseumNorth AmericaUSARochester, New York17 Madison St www.susanbanthonyhouse.org
The Women's Art Register ArchiveAustraliaMelbourneRichmond415 Church Street
Richmond, Vic, 3121
http://www.womensartregister.org/
Pioneer Woman Statue & MuseumMuseumNorth AmericaUSAPonca City, Oklahoma701 Monument Road, Ponca City, OK 74604-3910www.pioneerwomanmuseum.com
Muzej žena Crne GoreVirtualEuropeMontenegroPodgoricaDjoka Mirau0161eviu0107a 37, Podgoricahttp://www.muzejzena.me
The Colored Girls MuseumMuseumNorth AmericaUSAPhiladelphia4613 Newhall Streethttp://www.thecoloredgirlsmuseum.com/
Museo della Donna di Pauli ArbareiMuseumEuropeItalyPauli ArbareiVia Mannu n.3 - 09020 Pauli Arbarei https://www.comune.pauliarbarei.su.it/it/vivere-pauliarbarei/museo-della-donna
AWAREArchiveEuropeFranceParis110 boulevard Saint Germain, 75006 Parishttps://awarewomenartists.com/en/
Sudanese Women’s Museum Dr. Nafisa A Alamin MuseumAfricaSudanOmdurmanAhfad University for Women - Arda Streethttp://www.ahfad.org/documentation_unit.html
Museo Soggetto Montagna DonnaMuseumEuropeItalyOlle di Borgo ValsuganaPiazza della Chiesa, 2http://www.casaandriollo.it/
Museum of Women PilotsMuseumNorth AmericaUSAOklahoma City4300 Amelia Earhart Lane, Oklahoma City, OK 73159https://museumofwomenpilots.org
Women's Freedom MuseumInitiativeNorth AmericaIllinoisNorthbrookNorthbrook, IL 60062http://womensfreedommuseum.org/
Connecticut Women's Hall of FameVirtualNorth AmericaUSANew Haven, Connecticut320 Fitch Streetwww.cwhf.org
Zubaan, WM initiative IndiaInitiativeAsiaIndiaNew Delhi128B Shahpur Jat, 110049 New Delhiwww.zubaanbooks.com
Associazione Museo Donne del
Mediterraneo Calmana
InitiativeEuropeItalyNaplesVia Tasso 200http://donnedinapoli.coopdedalus.org/
Moscow Women's MuseumVirtualEuropeRussiaMoskowhttps://www.wmmsk.com/
Museo delle Donne di MilanoInitiativeEuropeItalyMilanwww.enciclopediadelledonne.it
Mersin Kadin MüzesiVirtualEuropeTurkeyMersinƒ∞√ßel Soroptimist Kul√ºb√º Turgut Reis Mah 4128 sok Eri≈ümi≈ü apt 15/1 Akdeniz/Mersinhttp://www.mersinkadinmuzesi.com/TR/
Frauenmuseum - Museo delle donne Meran/oMuseumEuropeItalyMeranoVia Mainardo, 2http://www.museia.it/
Her Place MuseumInitiativeAustraliaVictoriaMelbournePO Box 4892
Melbourne VIC 3000
Australia
https://herplacemuseum.com/
Women's Heritage CenterInitiativeAustraliaMelbourne
Musée de la Femme de MarrakechMuseumAfricaMoroccoMarrakeshMus√©e de la Femme Rue Sidi Abdel Aziz 40 000 Marrakech, Marochttp://museedelafemme.ma/
Alabama Women's Hall of FameMuseumNorth AmericaUSAMarion, Alabama302 Bibb Streethttp://www.awhf.org
HERSTORYMUSEUMVirtualEuropeSpainMadridhttp://www.herstorymuseum.org/
Women of the West at the Autry National CenterMuseumNorth AmericaUSALos Angeles, California4700 Western Heritage Wayhttp://theautry.org/
Musée de la FemmeMuseumNorth AmericaCanadaLongueuil460 rue Saint-Charles Ouesthttp://museedelafemme.qc.ca/
East End Women's MuseumInitiativeEuropeUnited KingdomLondonEast Endhttp://eastendwomensmuseum.org/
Vagina MuseumMuseumEuropeUnited KingdomLondonUnit 17&18, Stables Market, Chalk Farm Road, London, NW1 8AHhttps://www.vaginamuseum.co.uk
MIMA Museu Internacional da MulherInitiativeEuropePortugalLisbonhttps://museudamulher.pt/
Museo Memoria de la Mujer PeruanaInitiativeLatin AmericaPeruLimaCl Borgono,
General Nro 428 Miraflores
http://www.caretas.com.pe/1367/culturales/culturales.html
Michigan Women's Historical Center & Hall of FameMuseumNorth AmericaUSALansing, Michigan105 W. Allegan St. 10
Lansing, MI 48933
www.michiganwomenshalloffame.org
Women's Space FoundationInitiativeEuropePolandKrakowUl. Słowiańska 3, III piętrohttp://www.przestrzenkobiet.pl/
KvinnemuseetMuseumEuropeNorwayKongsvingerLokkegata 35www.kvinnemuseet.no
Women's Basketball Hall of FameMuseumNorth AmericaUSAKnoxville, Tennessee700 Hall of Fame Drive, Knoxville, TN 37915http://www.wbhof.com
Gender MuseumMuseumEuropeUkraineKharkivMironosickaya Str., 57. App. 10http://gender.at.ua
The African Women's MuseumInitiativeAfricaSouth AfricaJohannesburg6976 Vilakazi Street Orlando West, Soweto
Indian Women's History Museum InitiativeAsiaIndiaJaipurhttps://www.facebook.com/theiwhm/
İzmir Kadın MüzesiMuseumEuropeTurkeyIzmir1298 Sokak, No:14, BASMANE / ƒ∞ZMƒ∞Rhttp://www.izmirkadinmuzesi.com/index.php
Istanbul Kadin MüzesiVirtualEuropeTurkeyIstanbulwww.istanbulkadinmuzesi.org
FBI - Institut für gesellschaftswissenschaftliche Forschung, Bildung und InformationInitiativeEuropeAustriaInnsbruckTechnikerstra?e 36www.uibk.ac.at/fbi/index.html
The Southern Women's MuseumMuseumAsiaVietnamHo-Chi-Minh-City200-202 Vo Thi Sau St Ward 7, Dist 3http://www.baotangphunu.com/en
Frauenmuseum HittisauMuseumEuropeAustriaHittisauPlatz 501http://www.frauenmuseum.at/
Vietnamese Women's MuseumMuseumAsiaVietnamHanoi36 Ly Thuong Kiet, Hoan Kiemhttp://www.womenmuseum.org.vn
Women's MuseumMuseumAsiaIsraelHaifaThe Haifa Foundation, 38 Hechalutz St., Haifa 33113 Israel http://www.haifa-foundation.org/WomenMuseum.htm
Lost Space? Women in the Public SpaceCooperativeEuropeAustriaGrazLeonhardgürtel 34/IIIhttp://lostspace.weblog.mur.at/
Museo Etnologico de la Mujer GitanaMuseumEuropeSpainGranadaPlaza Rey Badis snhttp://mujeresgitanasromi.org/english/museum-of-gypsy-women/
Glasgow Women's LibraryMuseumEuropeUnited KingdomGlasgow23 Landressy Street, Glasgow, Scotland, G40 1BPwww.womenslibrary.org.uk
The Women and Memory ForumInitiativeAfricaEgyptGiza4 Omar Ibn Abdel Aziz St. Off Iraq
St. Mohandeseen
www.wmf.org.eg/en/
Northwest Indiana Women's MuseumMuseumNorth AmericaUSAGary, Indiana1132 Fillmore St
Museum Frauenkultur Regional InternationalMuseumEuropeGermanyFürth/BurgfarrnbachMarstall, Schloss Burgfarrnbach, Schlosshof 23http://www.frauenindereinenwelt.de/
National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of FameMuseumNorth AmericaUSAFort Worth, Texas1720 Gendy Streethttp://www.cowgirl.net
United States Army Women's MuseumMuseumNorth AmericaUSAFort Lee, Virginia2100 "A" Avenue, Bldhttp://www.awm.lee.army.mil
Konubókastofa (The Women's Book Lounge)MuseumEuropeIcelandEyrarbakkiT√∫ngata 40, 820 Eyrarbakkiwww.konubokastofa.is
Digital Institute for Early Parenthood
Partner NetworkEuropeGreat BritainExeterExeter Phoenix Digital, Bradninch Place, Gandy Street, Exeter EX4 3LS
http://www.diep.org.uk/
Interessengemeinschaft Frau und MuseumInitiativeEuropeSwitzerlandEggersriethttp://www.ig-frauenmuseum.ch/index.php
Women's Art Museum Society of CanadaMuseumNorth AmericaCanadaEdmontonSuite 200, 8627 – 91 Street, Edmonton, AB T6C 3N1www.wamsoc.ca
Museum van de VrouwMuseumEuropeNetherlandsEchtPlats 1http://www.museumvandevrouw.nl/
Amazwi Voices of Women MuseumMuseumAfricaSouth AfricaDurbanPhansi Museum in Glenwood, 41 Cedar Road, Durbanhttp://www.amazwi-voicesofwomen.com/
Pop-up museum 100 Years of Women in Politics and Public LifeInitiativeEuropeIrelandDublinDepartment of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, 23 Kildare Street, Dublin D02 TD30https://www.decadeofcentenaries.com/
Women's Museum Bait Al BanatMuseumAsiaUnited Arab EmiratesDubaiGold Souk Market, Deirahttp://www.womenmuseumuae.com
Dragomiresti - Muzeul Tarancii RomaneMuseumEuropeRomaniaDragomirestiStrada 1 Decembrie 1918, nr 103, Dragomire»ôti
Dragomiresti, Maramures, Romania
https://www.facebook.com/pg/muzeul.tarancii.romane.dragomiresti.maramures/about/?ref=page_internal
Mezopotamya Kadin MüzesiInitiativeEuropeTurkeyDiyarbakir
Appalachian Women's MuseumMuseumNorth AmericaUSADillsboro, North CarolinaP.O. Box 245 Dillsboro, NC 28725http://appwm.org/
Musée de DanoMuseumAfricaBurkina FasoDanoVoie principale, cote de la station Totalhttp://www.burkinafaso-cotedazur.org/musee-femme
Musée de la Femme Senegalaise "Henriette Bathily"MuseumAfricaSenegalDakarPlace du Souvenir Africain et de la Diasporahttp://mufem.org/
MUMU Espacio Cultural Museo de las MujeresMuseumLatin AmericaArgentinaCordobaRivera Indarte 55http://www.museodelasmujeres.org/
Museo de las Mujeres - ChileMuseumLatin AmericaChileConcepcionAvenida Valle Noble, N 172, Valle Noblehttps://www.facebook.com/Museo-de-las-Mujeres-Chile-239637413439840/
Museo de la MujerMuseumNorth AmericaMexicoColonia CentroRepublica de Bolivia no. 17http://www.museodelamujer.org.mx
Hebammen für DeutschlandAssociationEuropeGermanyCologneHermann-Josef-Schmitt-Str. 26http://www.hebammenfuerdeutschland.de/
International Women's Air & Space MuseumMuseumNorth AmericaUSACleveland, OhioBurke Lakefront Airport, Rm 165http://iwasm.org
Museo de las Mujeres GuatemalaInitiativeCentral AmericaGuatemalaCiudad de Guatemala3a. Calle 4-44 zona 1ß
Museo de la Mujer ArgentinaMuseumLatin AmericaArgentinaCiudad Autónoma de Buenos AiresPasaje Dr. R. Rivarola 147http://www.museodelamujer.org.ar/
Woman Made GalleryMuseumNorth AmericaUSAChicago, Illinois685 N. Milwaukee Ave.www.womanmade.org
Museum of Women's ResistanceMuseumNorth AmericaUSABrooklyn, New York279 Empire Boulevardwww.museumofwomensresistance.org/mowre.htm
The Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn MuseumMuseumNorth AmericaUSABrooklyn, New York200 Eastern Parkwaywww.brooklynmuseum.org/opencollection/eascfa
inVISIBLEwomen.org.ukInitiativeEuropeUnited KingdomBrightonhttp://invisiblewomen.org.uk/
Bremer FrauenmuseumInitiativeEuropeGermanyBremenYorckstr. 92 ,28201 Bremen http://www.bremer-frauenmuseum.de/
Miegunyah House Museum - Queensland Women's Historical AssociationMuseumAustraliaQueenslandBowen Hills35 Jordan Terracehttp://www.miegunyah.org
Das Haus der FrauenGeschichte (HdFG)MuseumEuropeGermanyBonn, Nordrhein-WestfalenWolfstr. 41, 53111http://www.hdfg.de/
FrauenmuseumMuseumEuropeGermanyBonn, Nordrhein-WestfalenIm Krausfeld 10http://www.frauenmuseum.de/
Birth Café CampaignAssociationEuropeGermanyBonnhttp://erzaehlcafe.net/
Museo de la MujerInitiativeLatin AmericaColombiaBogotahttp://www.unicolmayor.edu.co/museodelamujer/museo.html
Das Verborgene MuseumMuseumEuropeGermanyBerlinSchlüterstrasse 70http://www.dasverborgenemuseum.de/
Europäische Frauen Aktion (efa)AssociationEuropeGermanyBerlinHessenring 16http://www.efakultur.eu/
Frauenmuseum BerlinInitiativeEuropeGermanyBerlinc/o Rachel Kohn, Goethestraße 37, 10625http://www.frauenmuseumberlin.de
Museo de la mujer, BelemInitiativeLatin AmericaBrazilBelem
Chinese Museum of Women and ChildrenMuseumAsiaChinaBeijingNo. 23 Jianguomennei Dajie, 100730 Beijinghttp://ccwm.china.com.cn/txt/2010-09/28/content_3748041.htm
Casa de la Memoria y de los Derechos Humanos de las MujeresMuseumLatin AmericaColombiaBarrancabermejaCarrera 22 No 52 B 36, Barrio Torcoroma, Barrancabermejahttp://organizacionfemeninapopular.org
Women's Civil War MuseumMuseumNorth AmericaUSABardstown, Kentucky310, E. Broadwayhttp://www.civil-war-museum.org/
InterartsOrganizationEuropeSpainBarcelonaCarrer de Mallorca, 272http://www.interarts.net/en/index.php
La Bonne CCDFBInitiativeEuropeSpainBarcelonaSant Bere Mes Baix 7, 08003 Barcelonahttp://labonne.org/
Shashwati Women's MuseumMuseumAsiaIndiaBangalore CityN.M.K.R.V. Collegehttp://www.kamat.com/kalranga/women/shashwati/
https://www.museumsofindia.org/museum/240/shashwati-womens-museum
Maryland Women's Heritage Center and MuseumVirtualNorth AmericaUSABaltimore, MarylandMailing address:
MWHC, P.O. BOX 719, Brooklandville, MD 21022
http://www.mdwomensheritagecenter.org
Azerbaijan Gender Information CenterVirtualAsiaAzerbaijanBakuAzerbaijan Gender Information Center K. Ragimov str. 84, (Institute of Teachers)https://www.gender-az.org/index_en.shtml
Frauenmuseum in BadenInitiativeEuropeAustriaBadenHochstraße 8a, 2500 Badenhttps://www.frauenzimmer-baden.at/frauenmuseum/
Women at Work MuseumMuseumNorth AmericaUSAAttleboro, Massachusetts35 County Streethttp://www.womenatworkmuseum.org
Museo de la Mujer en el FlamencoMuseumEuropeSpainArahalCasa del Aire - Veracruz 2http://museodelamujerenelflamenco.blogspot.it/
Antalya Women MuseumVirtualEuropeTurkeyAntalyaGöksu Mah. Gazi Blv. No: 531, 07310 Antalya/Türkiyehttp://www.antalyawomenmuseum.com/
Museo delle Donne ValdesiMuseumEuropeItalyAngrognaLocalit√° Serrehttp://www.fondazionevaldese.org/museo-fondazione-valdese.php
MuseaVirtualEuropeFranceAngersUniversit? d'Angers, 5 bis boulevard Lavoisierhttp://musea.univ-angers.fr/
FemArtMuseumInitiativeEuropeNetherlandsAmsterdamJan Luijkenstraat 27-2 http://www.femartmuseum.com/
ICWA International Center for Women ArtistsMuseumAsiaJordanAmman
Museum of the Kazakh State Women's Teacher Training University "Aktumar"MuseumAsiaKazakhstanAlmatyAiteke bi street 99, Almaty, Kazakhstan, 050000http://www.kazmkpu.kz/index.php?lang=en
Women of Kazakhstan NGO InitiativeAsiaKazakhstanAlmatyhttps://www.facebook.com/womenofkz/
Women's Museum of Australia (formerly National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame)MuseumAustraliaNorthern TerritoryAlice SpringsOld Alice Springs Gaol, 2 Stuart Terracehttp://www.pioneerwomen.com.au
Museo de Hechos y Derechos de las Mujeres - Museum of the Deeds and Rights of WomenInitiativeEuropeSpainAlicantein progress
National Women's History MuseumVirtualNorth AmericaUSAAlexandria, Virginia205 S Whiting St.http://www.nwhm.org/
Creation du Musée de Femme en Cote d' IvoireInitiativeAfricaIvory CoastAbidjan
Kvindemuseet i DanmarkMuseumEuropeDenmarkAarhus CDomkirkepladsen 5http://kvindemuseet.dk/dk.aspx
Espacio Virtual de Artistas VeracruzanasVirtualNorth AmericaMexicohttp://evasveracruzanas.com/
Fabrica de la MemoriaInitiativeEuropeSpainwww.fabricadelamemoria.com
Girl MuseumVirtualNorth AmericaUSAwww.girlmuseum.org
Maroon Indigenous WomenInitiativeCentral AmericaJamaicahttps://www.facebook.com/Maroon-Indigenous-Womens-Circle-125150100857311/?pnref=lhc
Memori des EllesInitiativeAfricaTunisiacontact: Gudrun Koch
MuMu Museo Virtual de la MujerVirtualSouth AmericaChilehttp://www.mumu.cl/
Musée de FemmeMuseumAfricaBurkina Faso
Musée de la Histoire des Femmes en Haiti VirtualCentral AmericaHaitihttps://museedesfemmeshaiti.com/
Museo de las MujeresInitiativeLatin AmericaChilehttps://museodelasmujereschile.cl/
Museo de Mujeres Artistas MexicanasVirtualNorth AmericaMexicohttp://www.museodemujeres.com/en/
Museum of Polish Women's National
Remembrance
InitiativeEuropePoland
Women's Museum and Art Centre "Mama Africa Gambia"InitiativeAfricaGambiahttp://www.mama-africa-gambia.org/index.php
Women's Museum of IranVirtualAsiaIranhttps://www.irwmm.org/
Women's Museum of IrelandVirtualEuropeIrelandhttp://www.womensmuseumofireland.ie/
Women's Museum of South Africa
Department of Arts and Culture in the
South African Government
InitiativeAfricaSouth Africacontact: Alicia Monis

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