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Las Vegas – Museum Town?!

by Bert Maxwell / Jun 15, 2017 /
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While most people hear Las Vegas and think glitz and stage glamour, seediness and bright lights, buffets and gambling, there is much more to this town than you think.

French Moderns Say Bonjour at San Antonio's McNay Museum

by Rosie Carbo / Mar 04, 2017 /
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San Antonio’s McNay Art Museum, the first museum of modern art in Texas, opened its doors in 1954.Today, more than 60 years later, the McNay continues to be a trailblazer for national and international modern art exhibitions. 

Three Museums in Boston For Families With Young Kids

by Jodi Grundig / Jan 18, 2017 /

One of the oldest cities in America and home to many important historical events, Boston, MA should be on every American family’s vacation wish list.

Roadster Guide to America’s Classic Car Museums & Attractions

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Love classic cars? Then I have THE BOOK for you. It’s incredible, in-depth, and a true treasure. Written by Michael Milne (we love his site, ChangesInLongitude), this is a passion project like no other.

Roadster Guide to America’s Classic Car Museums & Attractions

10 Amazing Chocolate Museums Around the World

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jun 29, 2016 /
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I live to eat. I travel for food. But there’s a higher calling out there, and you’re about to discover it (and, subsequently, make some travel plans of your own). Yes. It’s true. There’s a whole WORLD of Chocolate Museums (swoon).

Exposing children to the arts - An Open Letter to Fine Art Museum Directors

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On a recent trip to Florence, I had the pleasure of sitting down for a cappuccino with two American expat friends of mine. Both lead guided tours on the art and history of Florence and teach courses at the local universities. Our meeting spot, the coffee bar at the Palazzo Strozzi museum, turned out to be a popular place for the Florence museum elite. With only a bachelor’s degree in women’s studies, I felt a bit intimidated, but I never felt out of my element.

How to Visit the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum With Kids

by Ashley Steel / Feb 26, 2016 /
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Should we visit the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum with kids?

Yes!

It’s an inspiring experience that’s tough to replicate without an expensive plane ticket to Europe.  

How to Visit the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum With Kids

Acadian History Comes Alive in a New Brunswick Village

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A glimpse into Acadian history at New Brunswick's Village Historique Acadien - Acadian Historical Village (VHA) showcases the daily lives of Acadians in New Brunswick over a period of several hundred years.

Best Museums in London and Beyond

by Heather Robinette / Sep 18, 2015 /
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London has many museums, but not all of them cost to visit. I visited some free museums and some that charged to visit. Most museums were only a few pounds, but a few, such as Buckingham Palace, cost quite a bit more, but were worth the money to see. I’ve put together some information about the museums I visited, including a short description, where they are located, and if there is a cost for the museum ($=cost a fee, Free=no charge).

Newfoundland and Labrador History Comes Alive at The Rooms

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Where can you go to learn about the history, culture, and art of Newfoundland – on the site of an historic fort and a fire department from long ago? 

Newfoundland and Labrador History Comes Alive at The Rooms

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