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Tag: Museums

Museum of Death

I’m told that the Museum of Death attracts some really interesting people. I’m sure it does. Fans of death can…

L. Ron Hubbard Life Museum

“He who would look forward into time cannot but shudder at the prospect of the future. But I have lived…

Hollywood Museum

There’s a lot of crap on Hollywood Boulevard. Lot’s of shops that sell cheap tchotchke for breathtakingly high prices, museums…

Heroes and Martyrs

Generally, I don’t like to visit military type museums… the glorification of war and violence isn’t something I find particularly…

Museo de Oro

Colombia is the mythical land of El Dorado, known to colonial European powers as the home of El Rey Dorado,…

MLK and the King Center

“Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable… Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the…

Sutter’s Fort

We’ve seen that the Spanish settled in California… followed closely by the Russians… and how other colonial nations arrived to…

Return to Los Alcatraces

During my last visit to Alcatraz, I meandered the prison, did the audio tour, wandered the nature trail and looked…

Charles Schulz Museum

Just like with Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse, you’d have to have lived under a rock for the last 50-years…

The Meux Home

Located at the intersection of R and Tulare Streets, this Victorian house was built on land once considered the outskirts…

Walt Disney Family Museum

Nestled in the heart of Presidio Park is one of the area’s more popular attractions: the Walt Disney Family Museum….

Memorial Day on the U.S.S. Hornet

Memorial Day in the United States (May 26th) is similar to Canada’s Remembrance Day where people take the time to…

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