Logo Muzeu 04.11.2014The International Association of Agricultural Museums began in 1966 at a conference of agricultural museum staff in Prague (at the Czech Agricultural Museum).

The purpose of the association is to educate the public about the significance of agriculture to human society, to explain the many ways that agriculture has evolved through time, and to facilitate dialogue between museums across the globe about agricultural topics and discoveries.

The 18th AIMA Congress (CIMA XVIII) will occur 9-13 May 2017 at the National Agricultural Museum of Estonia (photographed above).For the call for papers and information on tours, see the website dedicated to CIMA XVIII.

To learn more about AIMA’s history:

AIMA is an affiliate of the International Council of Museums and its Strategic Plan (2015-2017) reflects the international nature of the organization.

AIMA is governed by an international Presidium which includes representatives from numerous countries, elected to their terms by AIMA members. The Presidium meets regularly to plan AIMA activities including the Triennial Congress.