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Travel Off the Beaten Path :: Weird Museums

CULTURE | By Donna Gordon Blankinship | Dec 21
Here are some suggestions from among dozens of unusual museums across the nation, from a funeral museum to an attraction devoted to wet wipes, of all things. They're all worth a stop.

Conservatives Try to Block Natl. Women's History Museum

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 10
The Religious Right is making one last attempt to block the creation of a new museum dedicated to American women's history, despite numerous failed efforts to derail the project.

NSFW: Breaking and Entering

FINE ARTS | By Matthew Wexler | Oct 31
If you feel like you're living life with a ball and chain attaching you to a cubicle, fear not. EDGE has scoured the globe for quintessential vacation experiences that will reinvigorate your zest for adventure. Consider the "YOLO" package in Sante Fe.

Panama Inaugurates Frank Gehry-Designed Museum

FINE ARTS | By Juan Zamorano | Oct 1
After years of delays, Panama has inaugurated a museum designed by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry that officials hope will become a cultural landmark and symbolize the country's recent economic ascent.

Flappers, Bootleggers and More in New Prohibition Exhibit

FINE ARTS | By EDGE | Aug 19
The Indiana State Museum features an exhibit about one of the most colorful periods in American history with "American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition" on display through February 15, 2015.

World Aids Museum and Educational Center

CULTURE | By Mike Halterman | Aug 6
It's been nearly three years since the World AIDS Museum was incorporated as a 501(c)(3) non-profit, and since then nearly all of the hopes and dreams of the Museum's Board of Directors have been fulfilled.

Legacy Project Establishes Equality House in Kansas

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | May 23
The Legacy Project opened last month in Kansas, spreading hope and information on the lives of prominent LGBTs.

Sept. 11 Museum Prepares to Open

May 15
Set to be dedicated and open to the public on May 21, the Sept. 11 museum is a haunting reminder of one of our country’s most tragic events.

NYC’s 9/11 Museum Scheduled to Open This May

By David B. Caruso | Feb 3
After years of delays due to funding disputes, engineering challenges and a nearly disastrous flood, a museum dedicated to victims of the 9/11 terror attacks will open to the public in mid-May in a giant cavern beneath the World Trade Center site.

Gay Artifacts Subject of New Mo. History Museum Collection

NATIONAL | Dec 2
The Missouri History Museum is on the verge of the St. Louis region’s first mainstream collection of gay artifacts.

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