Monday, January 19, 2009

America’s Most Visited Museums

If your kids love to explore different things that surround them, going to a museum will suffice their curious minds. Aside from entertainment and fun, your family can get additional knowledge about the history, arts and culture with wonderful things featured in a museum.

Here are the 25 most visited museums in America that your family can visit.

1. Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C.
2. Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum, Washington D.C.
3. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
4. Metropolitan Museum, NY
5. American Museum of Natural History, NY
6. National Museum of American History
7. Museum of Modern Art, New York
8. Field Museum, Chicago, IL
9. Museum of Science, Boston
10. Ellis Island Immigration Museum, New York
11. Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian
12. De Young Museum, San Francisco
13. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, D.C.
14. California Science Center, Los Angeles, CA
15. Chicago Museum of Science and Industry
16. The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center, Los Angeles
17. The Art Institute of Chicago
18. Indianapolis Children's Museum
19. Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
20. Franklin Institute Science Museum, Philadelphia
22. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
23. Pacific Science Center, Seattle, WA
24. St. Louis Science Center, St. Louis, MO
25. Smithsonian's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, VA

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