Museums

America's artsiest new hotels

America's artsiest new hotels

These new and soon-to-open lodgings build on the trend that elevates hotel art to gallery or museum status
10 of the world's best dinosaur museums

10 of the world's best dinosaur museums

Has seeing "Jurassic World" got you raring to learn more about tyrannosaurs and raptors? Here are some real life dino exhibits to dig
The spectacular exhibition spaces that will change museums forever

The spectacular exhibition spaces that will change museums forever

In honor of International Museum Day, a look at the new destinations scheduled to open their doors in the next few years
Huge blue whale skeleton puts Diplodocus out of job

Huge blue whale skeleton puts Diplodocus out of job

Bones of marine giant to replace London's Natural History Museum's celebrated resident
 Supercar Shangri-La: Full throttle through Italy’s ‘Motor Valley’

Supercar Shangri-La: Full throttle through Italy’s ‘Motor Valley’

For fans of Ferrari, Maserati, Lamborghini and Pagani, this corner of Europe is a petrol-powered promised land
Dark star: Sleepy Chinese town brought alive by its murky past

Dark star: Sleepy Chinese town brought alive by its murky past

Brutal property baron’s former fiefdom now home to incredible array of museums, boutique hotels and a vintage cinema
George Lucas' $300 million space-age art museum revealed

George Lucas' $300 million space-age art museum revealed

It's not an idyllic scene from pre-Death Star Alderaan, it's a new storytelling museum backed by the "Star Wars" director
Around Amsterdam in 7 strange museums

Around Amsterdam in 7 strange museums

Shrine to a dead cat and a homage to fromage among Dutch capital's eccentric exhibitions
Louis Vuitton art museum makes waves in Paris

Louis Vuitton art museum makes waves in Paris

Frank Gehry-designed building houses contemporary art collection controversially funded by luxury goods brand
City of Cars: Is this the world’s best motoring museum?

City of Cars: Is this the world’s best motoring museum?

Midlife crisis males have nothing on Bugatti-obsessed brothers behind vast sports car collection
 Frank Gehry-designed BioMuseo opens in Panama

Frank Gehry-designed BioMuseo opens in Panama

Vividly colored biodiversity museum at gateway to Panama Canal celebrates region’s rich natural diversity
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great American factory tours
These manufacturing walk-throughs give a glimpse of assembly line magic. And free samples