25 Perfect Gifts for History Buffs: Creative Ideas That They Will Love

Getting a gift for a history buff is easy. There are hundreds of products out there that involve historical themes in one way or another. The only problem can be trying to find just one gift!

If you need an idea for a gift for your favorite history buff, look no further. This list is your go-to for several great history-related gifts. 

You can take exact gift options from the list, or you can use them as inspiration. Each entry on the list will cater to a specific age or gender to help you out even more.

Constitution of United States Silk Necktie

This necktie is an excellent gift option for an older gentleman. You can give this to a family member or friend who loves history. This tie also comes in a beautiful blue color and gold lettering.

Now your favorite history buff can wear the United States Constitution right around their neck if they want to.

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HSELL Men’s Fun Patterned Dress Socks

These socks are a great gift option for those who love history and animals. Each pair of socks come in different colors and animal print designs. Boys of all ages and sizes can enjoy these socks.

The socks incorporate pop culture and art to finish off the designs.

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History of the World Map

This book is great for those who love to read. An educational book is a great gift for nearly every history lover. World maps are often a favorite among history buffs.

This hardcover book provides 140 custom maps and side-by-side comparisons. Reading each map also provides an educational lesson.

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History Funny Quote T-Shirt

This T-shirt is a great gift for a history teacher or professor. The joke on the front of the T-shirt is witty and wholesome for all ages. 

This humorous T-shirt comes in a variety of black, blues, and grays. You can wash the T-shirt normally with your other clothes.

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2021 History Channel Wall Calendar

Getting a calendar for someone as a gift is a great idea. They are practical, and you can easily customize them to meet someone’s interests. 

This history calendar is a great idea for a history buff. Each day will provide an interesting and educational historical fact.

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Ides of March Pen and Pencil Holder

This gift is witty and also practical. The Ides of March pen holder allows you to reenact the brutal showdown between Brutus and Julius Caesar. 

This gift is a great idea for those who love ancient history. The Ides of March holder can hold up to seven pens or pencils at a time.

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Buffalo Games Chronology

History lovers come in all ages and genders. If you want to please a young history lover, consider getting them a board game!

Games are a great way to incorporate historical education into a family game night. You can provide a lesson to your children while also having a good time.

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Presidential Slogan Coffee Mug

Presidents are a huge topic for history lovers. Those who are really into the history of America will love anything that relates to one of our former presidents.

This mug features slogans from many of our various former presents. These slogans include the iconic “yes we can” and more.

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History by Mail Six-Month Subscription

Sometimes gifts don’t have to be a physical object. Many people appreciate receiving a subscription to their favorite service as a gift.

This six-month subscription will allow for someone to receive a series of monthly replicas of historical documents. The subscription is a great gift for serious history buffs.

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Teas of the Boston Tea Party

The Boston Tea Party is a famous historical event. You can allow your favorite history buff to feel like they are taking part in the event with this gift.

This set provides five different teas, all of which are varieties of those thrown off the ship on that fateful day.

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Founding Fathers Whiskey Glasses

The Founding Fathers are an important part of the United States of America. As such, a history buff is likely to collect anything to do with the Fathers.

These whiskey glasses are a great gift for a history professor. They also make a good gift for anyone who likes to collect glasses.

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Pre-Prohibition Cocktail Syrups

Getting your history-loving friend a unique gift is always a good idea. Luckily, lots of unique and weird things stem from our history. One of those events was the prohibition period.

This set of cocktail syrups aim to recreate a pre-prohibition cocktail using modern ingredients. There are simple, tonic, and grenadine syrups available.

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Presidential IQ Trivia Card Game

Those who love history often love to jump on the chance to spill some educational facts. There’s no better way to put your friend’s knowledge to the test than through a trivia game.

This trivia game focuses on information regarding our current(and previous)president. There are over 1,200 questions that come with the game.

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Globe Desk Pen Pencil Holder

This globe desk pen and pencil holder is a great gift for history teachers and professors. It’s no secret that teachers often have a lot of pens and pencils. You can help out your teacher friend with a cool way to organize their desk!

The globe can hold up to 10-15 pens or pencils, depending on the size of the writing utensils.

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Memory Keepsake Dish Set

Photos are an important method of documenting our history. Many history buffs like to find cool ways to frame their vintage and historical photos.

This memory keepsake dish set allows you to print a photo directly onto the dishware. Your friend will be able to print off their favorite vintage photo and store it where they’d like.

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Civil War Coin & Stamp Collection

Coins and stamps are some of the most collectible items among history buffs. A lot of people become history buffs due to collecting coins and stamps, or vice versa.

This is a great gift for someone who needs a foundation to build their stamp and coin collection.

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Natural Light History Lesson Tee Shirt

There is no reason that history and beer can’t go hand-in-hand. This shirt is a great present for the witty history lover in your life.

It’s hard to go wrong with a T-shirt as a gift. Of course, it’s even harder to go wrong when the shirt has a joke on it.

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Beer Art History Poster Print

There is a history to everything in the world. Sometimes, people are less into the history of the world and more into the history of beer.

This poster is a good gift for the beer lover in your life. The poster displays the way that beer art transforms over the years.

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Joycuff Bracelets for Women

History is chock-full of strong and vibrant women. The world would not be where it is today if it weren’t for the important female historical figures of the past.

This bracelet is a great gift and reminder for the female history lover. The mantra that the bracelet features provides a reminder for the woman wearing it to keep going strong.

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Bad Days in History

History is not all fun and rainbows, unfortunately. But there is an audience of people who are especially into the morbid side of history.

This book provides countless facts and information about all of the bleak days in our history. The book is informal and slightly morbid. It’s a great gift for a history lover of all ages.

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History Beer Glass

This beer glass is another gift for the beer-loving history buff in your life. This beer glass features a witty joke on the front and makes a good gift for men and women. 

You can give this to your history professor or teacher. Anyone who likes history and beer is sure to get a kick out of the glass.

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Hamilton Motivational Quotes Set

It’s no surprise that history lovers also love “Hamilton,” the Broadway musical. Hamilton changes the way that the audience views American history.

This set features wall art that takes inspiration from the famous musical.

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History Channel Women’s History Boxed Calendar

Women’s history is an important topic to know about. You can seriously impress your female history-loving friend with this box calendar set. Each day will provide a fact about an important historical event or figure.

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American History Revised

We all know a little bit of history. But most history buffs know that the history we learn in school is often not the true history of our country.

This book provides information from history that schools often fail to teach students.

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The Awesome Book of Crazy Stories

History is wild. There are so many things that did occur in the past sound completely outrageous. But this book aims to show just how crazy and true all of these stories are.

History teachers and professors will love this book, as they can share cool stories with their students.

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