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in United States

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Museum of Fine Arts
Boston, MA
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Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
Hartford, CT
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The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, the oldest public art museum in the United States, was founded in 1842 by Daniel Wadsworth, one of the first important American patrons of the arts It has recently been remodeled and has new exhibition spaces
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Whitewater Canal Historic Site
Metamora, IN
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The Whitewater Canal, which was built between 1836 and 1847, spanned a distance of seventy-six miles and stretched from Lawrenceburg, Indiana on the Ohio River to Hagerstown, Indiana.The village here is on the edge of the canal. Canal bot rides,restaurants ,gift shops, and locks are here.We visited several times when we live din Covington,KY
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The Eisenhower Presidential Library & Museum
Abilene, KS
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The Eisenhower Presidential Library & Eisenhower Museum in Abilene, Kansas was started in 1962. It includes a Visitor Center, Dwight D. Eisenhower's boyhood home, the Place of Meditation, the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum, in a park like setting. Allow about 2 hours if you wish to see it all. The Place of Meditation is a combination chapel and Mamie and Ike Eisenhower's tomb.
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Navy Udt-Seal Museum
Fort Pierce, FL
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The National Navy UDT-SEAL Museum, also known as the Navy UDT-SEAL Museum, is located at 3300 North A1A, North Hutchinson Island, in St. Lucie County, just outside Fort Pierce, Florida. It houses exhibits to inform and educate on the role of Navy Underwater Demolition Teams (UDT) and Sea, Air, Land (SEAL) teams.[1] The museum also preserves the history of the SEALs. The museum, which opened in 1985, was recognized as a National Museum by an act of Congress signed into law February 7, 2008. A recent expansion has just been completed> Mementos from Seal Team 6 are scheduled to be installed
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Studebaker National Museum
South Bend, IN
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The Studebaker National Museum’s collection boasts over 120 vehicles, with approximately 70 on display at one time. Most of the vehicles are owned by the City of South Bend and The Studebaker National Museum, with a few being on loan from other museums and private individuals.
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Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
Key West, FL
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Built in 1851; Hemingway's home was the first in Key West with indoor plumbing.Also has the first swimming pool in Key West. Hemingway owned it from 1931 until his death in 1961. He was famous for living with 50 cats at a time. Many of them were 6 toed and the place is still inhabited by descendants of his cats. They are everywhere ; so if you don't like cats, don't go. If you are a Hemingway fan; take the tour because you will see his private spaces and artifacts
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Kentucky Railway Museum Inc
New Haven, KY
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Located in one of the oldest railroad stations in the United States.The museum owns four steam and six diesel locomotives, and over a hundred pieces of rolling stock. Four of the pieces are separately on the National Register of Historic Places: the Louisville and Nashville Steam Locomotive No. 152, the Louisville and Nashville Combine Car Number 665, the Mt. Broderick Pullman Lounge-Obs-Sleeping Car, and the Frankfort and Cincinnati Model 55 Rail Car.Train rides leave the museum regularly from the museum to Boston, Kentucky and back, with picturesque views of the Rolling Fork River Valley
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Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum
New York City, NY
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Located at pier 86: Featured are the World War II aircraft carrier USS Intrepid, the submarine USS Growler, a Concorde SST and a Lockheed A-12 supersonic reconnaissance plane.Space shuttle Enterprise is scheduled to be displayed in an adjacent area.Too many items to list here are on display.Plan at least a day to see everything.
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Connecticut River Museum
Essex, CT
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The three-story Connecticut River Museum is located in a restored 1878 steamboat warehouse. The core of its collection came from the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, Connecticut, which provided the museum with a loan of nautical artwork, navigation equipment and maritime-related artifacts. The museum's main and third levels offer changing exhibits, while its second level is home to a permanent exhibition on shipbuilding, which includes historical maps and models of steamboats and exhibits on the piscine species in the Connecticut River. The museum's collection also includes a full-scale replica of Turtle, the first American submarine, which was constructed in Essex in 1776 for use against the British in the American Revolution. The museum property also includes a boathouse and a research library If you're planning a trip to the museum take advantage of the river excursion and museum package. Regular admission is $8 for adults but with the package you play $26 for the museum visit and a 1.5 hr cruise on the Mary E. The hours for the cruises are 1:30 pm to 3:30pm. At sunset the 2hr sail is $30 /person. Make sure you schedule a meal at the Griswold Inn
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Happy Hound Dog Resorts
Jacksonville, FL
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Seashore Trolley Museum
Kennebunkport, ME
Latest Review
Visit the oldest and largest electric railway museum in the world, with a collection of over 250 transit vehicles. I have thoroughly enjoyed my visits her.
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Viscaya Mansion
Miami, FL
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Vizcaya is a National Historic Landmark; we're also a museum owned by Miami-Dade County and accredited by the American Association of Museums. Built by agricultural industrialist James Deering in 1916, Vizcaya Museum & Gardens features a Main House, ten acres of formal gardens, and a rockland hammock (native forest). The only one of the magnificent mansions in Miami that you can visit. The kid's will love the maze in the gardens.
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Garlits Don Museum of Drag Racing
Ocala, FL
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The Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing is located at 13700 SW 16th Ave, Ocala, Florida, just off Interstate 75. Opened in 1984 [2], it chronicles the history of the sport of drag racing. Some 90 racing cars can be seen in the Drag Race building, while a further 50 vehicles are in the Antique Car building. Many of the Garlits "Swamp Rat" cars are here, but he also turns out to be a pack rat with an accumulation of cars and memorabilia from other top names in the sport. The iconic cars of Dean Moon, the Mooneyes gas dragster [3] and the Moonbeam sports car [4] are on display. The museum is home to the International Drag Racing Hall of Fame. Inductees include Art Arfons, Sydney Allard, Zora Arkus-Duntov, Ray Godman, Raymond Beadle, Shirley Muldowney, Kenny Bernstein, and Don Schumacher, Connie Glen Swingle.
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Illinois Railway Museum
Union, IL
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America's largest railway museum. Operating streetcars which you can ride for free. The rolling stock collection including a Burlington Zephyr train is fantastic. On certain days, electric or steam powered trains operate.
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Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
Springfield, IL
Latest Review
The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum documents the life of the 16th U.S. President, Abraham Lincoln, and the course of the American Civil War. Combining traditional scholarship with 21st century showmanship techniques, the popular museum continues to rank as one of the most visited libraries. It is located in Springfield, Illinois and is operated by the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency Well worth the time to visit.
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Circus Hall of Fame
Peru, IN
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My families home town.Winter quarters when my Mom & Dad were growing up. Hagenbeck Wallace Circus, Clyde Beatty and American Circus Corporation Winter Quarters, also known as Peru Circus Farm or Valley Farms, is located in Peru. It was associated with the Wallace Circus. It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1987. The site is now the home of the International Circus Hall of Fame, which honors important figures in circus history. The museum exhibits posters, wagons and models, including a miniature replica of the 1934 Hagenbeck Wallace Circus. The museum is open from May through October. The International Circus Hall of Fame also hosts the seasonal Big Top Circus, a professional circus with performers from around the world
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Museum of Transportation
Saint Louis Park, MO
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Primarily a railroad museum with 190 major displays and many minor ones.Included:include the mid-1800s Boston & Boston & Providence Railroad Passenger Coach built in 1833,“Charles H.”, a small steam engine from Chicago’s Lake Street Elevated, Union Pacific #4006 (“Big Boy”), the largest successful steam locomotive ever built, 6,600-hp, two-engine Union Pacific diesel #6944 (“Centennial”). The vehicle collection of over 200 items includes a 1901 automobile built by the St. Louis Motor Carriage Co. (oldest of only nine such cars known to still be in existence), as well as the only operational Chrysler turbine car. A range of watercraft, aircraft and other items are available for viewing.A New York double decker bus which operated on 5th Avenue for many years
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The Dali Museum
Saint Andrew, FL
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The Dali Museum in Saint Petersburg Florida is the world's most comprehensive private collection of works by the late Spanish surrealist Salvador Dali.The new building is an incredible work of art by itself.This is a must if you like Dali
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National Trolley Museum
Lowell, MA
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A fun way to see Lowell Mass. You can tour on this streetcar from New Orleans. Visitors of all ages can ride the trolleys free of charge.
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US Air Force Academy Visitor Center
Colorado Springs, CO
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The Barry Goldwater Air Force Academy Visitor Center serves as the gateway to the academy, providing information on its history and cadet life to hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. If you see nothing else; you should see the Cadet Chapel.Guided Cadet Chapel tours are provided Mon-Fri @ 10:15am, 11:15am, 12:15pm, 1:15pm and 1:15pm. (excluding holidays)
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Air Force National Museum
Daytonview, OH
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The National Museum of the United States Air Force is the official National Museum of the United States Air Force and is located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, near Dayton, Ohio. The NMUSAF is the world's largest and oldest military aviation museum. More than 360 aircraft and missiles are on display, most of them indoors. Admission is free. I personally have been there at least 5 times and see something different every time. Make sure you have your best walking shoes on as you will do a lot of wanderring
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New Age Global Builders
New York City, NY
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