From books and board games to framed maps, you’re sure to find a gift for the history lover in your life on this list.
1. A Good Book
Give them a book that will quench their thirst for knowledge.
by Rick Steves
by Gene Openshaw
Travel through time and discover Europe’s most iconic paintings, sculptures, and historic buildings. From Venus to Versailles, Apollo to David, and Mona Lisa to The Thinker, Rick and co-author Gene Openshaw will have you marveling, learning, and laughing, one masterpiece at a time.
2. A Mug
This Benjamin Franklin Electrici-Tea Mug is sure sure light up their life.
3. Cozy Socks
These Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. socks make an excellent gift and will keep your friend cozy throughout the winter.
4. A Board Game
In the Placing the Past Game , players place historical events in order. Was the first skyscraper built before the Sydney Opera House? When did Darwin reach the Galápagos again? Compete with your friends to find out who the real history buff is.
5. A Puzzle
Puzzles are great activity for the whole family! The Herstory Museum 1000-Piece Foil Puzzle features famous women throughout history. Can you recognize who they are?
6. A Rosetta Stone USB
Now you can fit the Rosetta Stone in your pocket—in a USB form, of course! This USB would make is the perfect gift for any history buff.
7. A Declaration of Independence Print
This Boston edition of the Declaration of Independence is printed by hand on a historic press, and can fit right in their office.
8. A LEGO® Architecture Kit
The LEGO® Architecture of the Statue of Liberty is made up of 1,685 LEGO® pieces that will provide hours of fun and make for a wonderful desk display item.
9. A Feather Quill Dip Pen
The Pewter Writing Set is described as an Old World Charm meets Elegance, and it’s packaged in a beautiful design.
10. Hamilton: The Revolution
For the friend who can’t stop singing Hamilton songs, Hamilton: The Revolution includes the award-winning libretto, behind-the-scenes photos and interviews, and exclusive footnotes from composer-lyricist-star Lin-Manuel Miranda. The audiobook CD is also available.
11. A Historical Newspaper
At Historic Newspapers, you can order an original newspaper from over 200,000 titles available that span from 1900 to yesterday.
12. A Framed Map
This framed San Francisco map is made from High Density EVA foam and is precision cut using laser cutting technology. Choose from a variety of maps including New York City, London, and many more.
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