Museums in United States of America

Top Places To Visit

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

On Thursdays the Metropolitan Museum of Art (Metmuseum.org) is open until 9 pm, so I like to have a drink usuall uptown at the beautiful Surrey Hotel rooftop bar (Thesurrey.com) and then head to the museum. Walking around the museum after a glass of wine and seeing the Picassos and the Matisses gives your evening a cultural injection.
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Palace of Fine Arts

Gorgeous place to stop by! Nice for a stroll, it's in a residential area away from a lot of the businesses.
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Ellis Island

Was gateway to millions of immigrants during 19th and early 20th century. Visit Immigration museum to get some interesting facts about the mixed population of US as we see today.
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South Street Seaport

Beautiful waterfront with lots of eating option. You can also find some good shopping stores around.
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International UFO Museum and Research Center

The UFO museum is both a chronicle of the 1947 Roswell Incident and an exploration of all things UFO. Along the walls there are detailed accounts and "evidence" of the UFO crash and the supposed government cover-up. There are also exhibits that deal with and sometimes debunk other UFO phenomenon, including UFO sightings and crop circles. The gift shop has a surprisingly broad assortment of alien-related gifts, including the alien bobble-head doll that I bought for my desk.
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The Field Museum

Don’t miss the Underground Adventure, where you’ll get to see the world as insects do and Inside Ancient Egypt, where you will see human and animal mummies.
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Chihuly Garden and Glass

Located in the heart of Seattle, Chihuly Garden and Glass provides a look at the inspiration and influences that inform the career of artist Dale Chihuly. Through the exhibition’s eight interior galleries, lush outdoor garden and centerpiece Glasshouse visitors will experience a comprehensive look at Chihuly's most significant series of work. With both day and night experiences, and full-service dining in the adjoining Collections Café, this long-term exhibition offers a unique experience rain or shine.
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Legion of Honor

It is part of the Fine Art Museums and the name is both used for museum collection and building . The museum displays a collection more than 6.000 years of ancient and European art!
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Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor

We didn't originally intend to stop here but we had extra time at Pearl Harbor. I'm really glad we stopped! It's a smaller museum but there's a lot of great planes and a lot of history to see. It's also included with the pass!
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The Grammy Museum

A tribute to the Grammy winning musicians.
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New York Transit Museum

Mainly devoted to the city's urban transportation system, the New York's transit museum one of the city's leading cultural institutions and one of the best in the history of United States. It has some of the best exhibits like Steel - Stone and backbone which tells us about the famous historical vintage subway train system in the city which makes it an ideal place to visit in NYC.
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Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque

Explora! Children's MuseumThis is a great children's museum. It is so educational and organized very nicely. There is a water area that has several hands-on exhibits demonstrating how dams work, water currents, undercurrents, waterfalls, drainage systems, fountains, and how taking the air out of the water can make the flow crystal clear. There is a wind area where the kids can build windmills to see if they work, a vehicle with sails to race, and airplanes to test their design in a wind tunnel. A musical area allows sound waves to become visible, demonstrating how different pitches make different frequencies and waves. The outdoor area allows children to build forts out of life-size Lincoln logs and test a sound dome. Our favorite areas were the electrical area that allowed the children to learn about electrical connections and currents by hooking wires up to batteries, which would light a lightbulb when connected correctly, and a bicycle on a tightrope, which was balance by weight.
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New Mexico Museum of Space History

This museum can be seen from all over the valley as it sits up on the foothills of the Sacramento Mountains. There is a huge rocket standing vertically outside surrounded by several smaller rockets, communication equipment, and space memorabilia. Inside, there is a small admission fee and gift shop on the main level. Once you pay, just take the elevator up to the top and walk your way back down. Each floor has lots of informative space information, pictures and bios of astronauts, New Mexico's huge part in the space mission, and lots of space suits, rockets, satellites, drones, and other objects on display.
1 Reviews

Museum of Flight Restoration Center

The Museum of Flight is an expansive facility filled with all things related to flight.From the first primitive glider designed by the Wright brothers to the stealthy "Blackbird" capable of Mach 3 and an 80,000 ft ceiling - the museum has assembled a massive collection of flying machines.
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Museum of Nature & Science

New Mexico Museum of Nature & ScienceRight across the street from the children's museum is the Museum of Nature & Science. This was a spectacular museum because it was sectioned off into areas that defined New Mexico history. You could walk the journey through time. An evolater elevator gave you a thorough, interactive history of the state, then you could walk through the time of dinosaurs, the volcanoes, the caverns, gems and minerals, even New Mexico's rich history of nuclear science and computer development. Did you know that Microsoft was founded in Albuquerque! It's true.
1 Reviews

Gibbes Museum of Art

Like most things in Charleston, the beaux arts Gibbes Museum of ARt is old established in 1858 and still reigns as the city’s cultural guardian with thousands of (mainly) Southern artworks (you scan almost fall into the panoramas of Charleston Harbour). But it lets its hair down with pop-up exhibition on anything from rock-n-roll photography to African American gardens.
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Contemporary Jewish Museum

It is a museum , which takes a current mission to make diversity of Jewish experience for audience through exhibitions and educational programs.
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Olympic Sculpture Park

Very peaceful and enjoyable to walk through. It avoids the railroad tracks Interesting sculptures Wonderful view. Modern architecture.
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Eastern State Penitentiary

ALCAPONE'S PRISON- Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia, US The American gangster was logged here for a year in 1929. The inmates in this penitentiary, which started operating in 1829, were confined to solitary, dark and independent cells and not even allowed to interact with others: if the prisoners broke any law, they were severely punished. The 142-year old history of this facility was marred with numerous cases of murder, suicide and diseases: and its ghost stories are all over the internet. Read the stories and plan a visit.
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