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Apr 10

Oklahoma Route 66 Museum: Clinton, OK

Route 66 is Americana at its best.  Located in Clinton, Oklahoma on the western side of the state along I40 is the state’s official Route 66 museum.  The Oklahoma Route 66 Museum is a nice little stop that explains the rise and fall of the Mother Road. Affiliated with the Oklahoma Historical Society.  The Oklahoma …

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Jan 28

Flint Hills Discovery Center – Manhattan, Kansas

At first glance the Plains do not seem like much.  Heck after a second and much longer glance it can still seem devoid of eye catching beauty.  However, a visit to the Flint Hills Discover Center will quickly cause you to reconsider.  As we learned at the history center the Plains are a robust ecosystem …

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Sep 27

Chickasaw Cultural Center: A Unique Experience

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The Chickasaw Cultural Center was one of the finest museum experiences that my wife and I have ever been on.  Sprawled out over 109 acres the Chickasaw Cultural Center immersed us into the distant past and gave us a glimpse into a fascinating rich culture.   Divided up into several areas and buildings this world class …

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Aug 25

Sam Noble Museum: A University Best

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The Sam Noble Museum, located on the University of Oklahoma’s campus, might be passed over by many a traveler as just another college natural history museum, but it shouldn’t be.  The quality of the Sam Noble Museum’s exhibits rank up there with more of the common name big city museums that my family has visited.  …

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Oct 04

Mesalands Dinosaur Museum

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Our little daughter had a blast at the Mesalands Dinosaur Museum during our most recent road trip.  The Mesalands Dinosaur Museum provided our family with the perfect place to get out of our car and stretch our legs.  Located just off of I-40 in the town of Tucumcari the Mesalands Dinosaur Museum is truly a …

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Sep 08

Explora Science Center: The Children’s Museum

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The Explora Science Center is a fun learning environment geared towards preteens and was a blast for our 2 year old.  We had never taken her to a children’s museum before or even a science museum for that matter, but we picked a really good one to start her at.  The Explora Science Center is a …

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Aug 24

Top 10 Museums in Washington D.C.

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Washington D.C. is just one of those places that every American should at least visit once unfortunately you will not be able to get see everything in just one visit.  Washington D.C. has over 30 museums dozens of memorials, gardens, a world class zoo, government buildings and offices, and many more things just right outside …

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Jul 23

Buffalo Bill Historical Center: The Museum of the West

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The Buffalo Bill Historical Center is your go to museum for all things West.  It is a large museum complex with five museums and a research library if you are wanting to delve even deeper into the life and times of Buffalo Bill and the land and lifestyle that made him famous.  If you are …

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May 02

National World War II Museum: America’s Museum

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The National World War II Museum showcases the American experience during World War II.  Starting in1933 and culminating with the victory by the Allied forces the National World War II Museum tells the story of what was one of the most harrowing times in human history.  It is a very powerful museum that shows the …

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Feb 28

Dallas Museum of Art: Big Art in the Big City

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The Dallas Museum of Art is a world class art museum located in the Arts District in downtown Dallas.  It is one of the biggest art museums in Texas with a gathering of more than 22,000 works of art from around the world.  Their massive collection includes works from the third millennium BC to modern times …

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