Museum of America and the Sea

Living History at Mystic Seaport Museum ~ Sharing this museum with you is like talking about an old family friend, which it is. If there were a singular place that is the keystone to the beginnings of my love of road trips and exploring it…

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The Heart of NYC is Art

A visit to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City to me is the epitome of the perfect regional road trip. The travel to and from New York City is part of the adventure and worthy of its’ own consideration. Over the years…

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Museum of Science and Industry

Museum Quick Stop ~ Visiting the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, Illinois certainly can be an all-day affair but as I only had a short time in Chicago I focused on the highlights of the MSI museum. I certainly plan on another visit…

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American Swedish Institute

As I am a third-generation descended from Swedish immigrants on my maternal side I wanted to connect with my nordic heritage by visiting the American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The American Swedish Institute is a museum and cultural center dedicated to the preservation and…

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Science Museum of Minnesota

Museum Quick Stop ~ The Science Museum of Minnesota located in Saint Paul, Minnesota. The museum focuses on topics in technology, natural history, physical science, and mathematics education. The Science Museum was founded in 1907. The museum’s current location on the banks of the Mississippi…

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Clark Art Institute

The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, commonly referred to as the Clark, is an art museum and research institution located in Williamstown, Massachusetts. Its collection consists of European and American paintings, sculpture, prints, drawings, photographs, and decorative arts from the fourteenth to the early…

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