Cass County Pioneer Village in Ayr, North Dakota has a replica 1920s creamery to tour, with many original furnishings. The open-air museum also has a summer kitchen at the 1897 Hagen House, and many 19th-century buildings.
Museums occasionally offer historic cooking classes within their museum’s historic settings. What an opportunity! The class location on the above google maps are approximate, the prices–estimates based on former classes. We recommend that you visit their websites, and contact them for updates on location, price, and time. Be prepared to have a good time–whatever that time period is–18th century, 19th-century, or 20th-century!
-  Plimoth Plantation, Plymouth, Mass. hearth cooking. $175-$215.
-  Thomas Massey House, Marple Township, Penn.
- [1700s] Noah Webster House, West Hartford, Conn. $7 to $30
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Original settlers from the Alps of Northern Italy of the Waldensian Faith immigrated to the US in the 1890s. Besides building their church and homesteads in North Carolina, they also built a community oven which can still be seen along with original buildings at the Trail of Faith open-air museum in Valdese, NC.
In the Foothills of North Carolina in the city of Pinnacle lives the Horne Creek Living Historical Farm, depicting farm life circa 1900-1910. You will see the farmhouse, well house, smokehouse, tobacco curing barn, corncrib, fruit house and a reconstructed fruit and vegetable drying house.
In Grover, Cleveland county, NC there is a Presidential Culinary mini-museum, The Presidential Culinary Mini-Museum & Collections, inside the B&B “Inns of the Patriots.” The exhibit if from the collection of a former presidential chef, Chef Martin CJ Mongiello.
Cuba New York is home to the Cuba Cheese Museum housed in a modern building, but here is a photo of an early cheese manufacturing plant (click their history tab) along with commercial cheese-making history from upstate New York to Wisconsin.