Welcome to Sustaining Places, a collaborative resource project from the Museum Studies Program at the University of Delaware. Between 2011 and 2015, the site was supported by a grant from the Institute for Museum and Library Services 21st Century Museum Professionals Program. Sustaining Places is now maintained by the graduate students of the Museum Studies Program.

Sustaining Places gathers together in one website a wide variety of resources for people involved with small historical organizations: local history museums and archives, historic house museums, historic sites and living history museums. These resources are free. The site’s editors work hard to find and create resources that may be used by both paid and volunteer staff members, boards of trustees, and students considering museum careers.