25 Patent Models Donated to the Smithsonian American Art Museum
Our Book: Inventing a Better Mousetrap: 200 Years of American History in the Amazing World of Patent Models
Webcast: A Conversation with Alan Rothschild at the Smithsonian American Art Museum
An interactive map of our traveling exhibts at museums across the United States
Video: WETA-TV Panel Discussion of Smithsonian American Art Museum Exhibit
Browse our extensive collection of patent models from the 18th and 19th centuries: search by inventor, view original patents, and more.
Find when our traveling exhibit - at dozens of museums throughout the United States through 2014 - lands near you.
Coverage of our models and exhibitions from the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Wired, and more.