Get inside the mind of a spy at the International Spy Museum in Washington, DC.
Find your gross-out limit at Philadelphia’s Mutter Museum, full of outrageous medical oddities.
Learn about unknown animals at the world’s only Cryptozoology Museum, located in Portland, ME.
A trip to San Diego is sure to pique your interest in the ocean, making a stop at The Scripps Institution of Oceanography a must.
Detroit’s Henry Ford Museum will teach you more than just the history of the car — you’ll see American history as told by its vehicles.
The Museum of American Finance in New York City offers a history of the evolution of the US financial system — including a relic of the California Gold Rush.
See a trio of Boston museums, including the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (the site of a notorious art heist), the Boston Fire Museum and the Massachusetts Historical Society, which houses artifacts from the Salem Witch Trials.
Get a look at what it was like to live under the threat of nuclear war at the Museum of Nuclear Science in Albuquerque, NM.
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