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I Love Exploring Museums

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    I was fortunate enough to live near DC for several years. I took advantage of my proximity and spent a lot of time in the Smithsonian. What a great museum. Or, rather, collection...
    FriendlyBryan FriendlyBryan 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 21

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    Did You See That? Wow That Is Amazing!!! - I have been to the J. Paul Getty Museum. I have seen the Liberty Bell in person. I have been to the Air Space museum (that was an amazing...
    blue62dragon blue62dragon 51-55, F 6 Responses Nov 27, 2012

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    Museums - I love to explore museums over there you can learn a lot about the history you can gain a lot of knowledge from museums and you will come to know more about the world i...
    Roadguy Roadguy 26-30, M Apr 28, 2013

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    Choir took a trip to Dallas and it was amazing. I absolutely love history and exploring museum lets me get lost in it. There are so many more museums I want to visit!
    gmguisadio gmguisadio 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Museums - I like going to the Museums. I think like all the museums for their own uniqueness. But by far the best one that I have seen are Metropolitan in NY, MOMO, in NY, Museum...
    Shinesaathlove Shinesaathlove 46-50, M 3 Responses Feb 18, 2013

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    has anyone been to the medical museum in Bangkok, Thailand? That was an eye opening experience! Can't remember the name though.... Anyone been? 💉
    LadyinGray LadyinGray 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 7

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    Alone - This may sound weird, but my favorite way to explore a new museum is to go alone, in the middle of a weekday if possible. That way I get minimal crowds, and can devote all...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 22, 2012

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    If you're ever in la you have to go to the MOCA museum. My fav. Always something new. And well it's LA. You can walk to a restaurant after or grab a coffee. Or just walk. Love...
    Betty288 Betty288 22-25, F Dec 27, 2013

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    I am a nerd at heart n mind.
    Steph2814 Steph2814 31-35, F Jan 3

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    A Love Of History. - I think I must be the only person of the Y generation who actually has an interest in museums and history. It really does amaze me. I can spend hour after hour...
    CreedenceGold CreedenceGold 18-21, M 1 Response May 7, 2012

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    Shout out to the Hermitage Museum in Norfolk! An enchanting place with an eclectic collection.
    jennlucy jennlucy 26-30, F Mar 16

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    Have you ever imagined breaking into a museum like V&A at night and just go in every section with a friend?!!! Imagine seeing the massive roman and egyptian statues on the dark...
    kar10236857 kar10236857 18-21, M Jan 19

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    One of the few things I missed about living in a big city... catching a glimpse of the lives and visions of individuals like you and i through their artworks and getting inspired...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 31, 2013

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    It's like traveling back in time,a wonderful way to escape from the modern day and era to relive past events for a brief moment of your breathing life...
    Stilleto94 Stilleto94 18-21, M Jan 25

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    I have going to museums, they are full information and art. It makes me so happy when I visit them, I have a smile on my face the whole time that I am there.
    oliverqbm1995 oliverqbm1995 18-21, M Jan 18

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    Jalianwala bagh-In 1919,many peaceful protesters had gathered here to peacefully protest against British rule .On the orders of General dyer ,they were shot at and many were killed...
    mona87 mona87 46-50, F 4 Responses Mar 5

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    I'm not a school type person I think it's boring . I do love to learn and explore , museums are the best way to learn and there is several around me ........yay :)
    jessican200 jessican200 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    Admiring The Past - In my most recent travels I visited the Brooklyn museum. Typically I enjoy exploring museums alone, but in NYC you're never really alone... As soon as I walked...
    Remand Remand 26-30, M Oct 12, 2012

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    There are some tremendous things in museums. I love the Metropolitan in New York and the building of the Natural History Museum in London, but last time I was in the British Museum...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 18

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    I love my Philadelphia art Museum , visited it like thousands of time
    Rydude Rydude 16-17, M Dec 27, 2013

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    One of my most amazing experiences as a history lover was walking around inside "The Coloseum" in Rome. Such a sad history but if only those ancient walls could talk!!!
    thethirdman49 thethirdman49 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 22

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    Dust And Love - The treasures most ignore... I stare at it. I know it to well. It's history. Watching my eyes always find them, no matter where they are. Prof of war, prof of art...
    Barlong Barlong 22-25, F Mar 9, 2013

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    The Perfecct Date - I've only been to a big museum once in my life. Most of the time I stuck in the dinosaurs section because I was little and didn't care about anything else. but...
    ImaginaryPrototype ImaginaryPrototype 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 2, 2013

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    Nothing makes me happier than learning interesting things about history! I mean it's so flippin' cool. When I eventually go back to school I am most definitely taking history...
    tiner92 tiner92 18-21 Feb 10

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    My Daughter Was Impressed. My Son Wanted To Know Where I Was - Several yeas ago, I accompanied my wife to a conference that she was attending in Washington, D.C. While she was in...
    midwestrefugee midwestrefugee 56-60, M 3 Responses Jun 19, 2013

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    History is like, in a way, traveling into the past. I really love to learn about African American history and all about slavery times and the "Underground Railroad". Which actually...
    AjiaT AjiaT 13-15, F Jan 11

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    The J. Paul Getty - Museum is the biggest one I've ever been too. It is quite large, and the journey through there is long enough to make you hungry so stop off for a sandwich...
    jenimichel jenimichel 36-40, F 4 Responses Nov 7, 2013

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    I love being surrounded by history
    Madetobemad Madetobemad 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    When I was 11, I went on a school trip to the British Museum as we were studying the Romans... I might've disappeared off to the Egyptian exhibit for a prolonged period of time xD
    Benji91 Benji91 22-25, M Jan 3

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    Anything old and ancient is where you'll find me! Museums are one my favorite places to go to by myself. I love just walking around the museum listening to some classical music...
    rubyrose23 rubyrose23 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 22, 2013

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    The Holocaust Museum in Washington, DC is the most memorable and haunting museum experience I've ever had. I can still picture in my head the mountain of shoes from all the victims...
    wiredwolf wiredwolf 31-35, M 2 Responses Dec 11, 2013

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    I enjoy going to the Seattle art museum & EMP. My toddler is also a museum junkie, we go to the Boeing museum of flight, LeMay car museum and obviously all the children's museums.
    PerfectionPending PerfectionPending 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 13

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    Italy - Last september I went to Paris and I had a blast exploring the museums there- and even walking around the city felt like being in a huge museum. It was awesome! I loved the...
    RebeccaRSR RebeccaRSR 46-50, F 3 Responses Jul 5, 2007

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    A Perfect Day. - I love taking my time, exploring museums. slowly taking it all in, Doesn't matter the type of museum, I have been to many through the year's: a number of the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 1, 2012

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    Every time I visit a new place I arrive with a list of museums I have to see. The weirdest museum I have been too is probably the marionette museum in Vienna. My top three...
    FaeFamous FaeFamous 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 21

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    👌👌👌👌👌👌👌👌👌love it!
    paleshiet paleshiet 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 24

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    I used to be a tour leader, and i'm very happy if my destination is to the museum because i can also learn with the students and explore much. Good thing no task / note to write...
    CloversMoon CloversMoon 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 24

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    Not as much a fan of art galleries, but I've always loved museums in general. Science exhibitions are my favorite though
    Slyyger Slyyger 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 1

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    Affirmations - hi, everyone . id like to tell you about affirmations and how saying them can transform your life and bring into your life that which you desire,all that is needed...
    trishkhb trishkhb 41-45, F 6 Responses Mar 30, 2011

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    There are a few museums (Around the DC area) that I would LOVE to walk through for days. Touch everything. :-)😘
    thislittlejourney thislittlejourney 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 14

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    I Love Old Relics -      I love visiting old palaces where the objects used by Indian kings are on display.The ones I visited are the Lake palace in Udaipur and the Mysore...
    mona87 mona87 46-50, F 4 Responses Jul 15, 2013

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    Best art museum is LACMA is Los Angeles
    fredo354 fredo354 18-21, M Feb 7

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    History - I love the museums here in Houston. Their really educational ( of course) and tons of fun. My favorite is the butterfly exhibit in the Natural Science Museum.
    ezgoing88 ezgoing88 22-25, F Aug 1, 2013

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    The Damascus Room at the Cincinnati Art Museum is still and beautiful and warm. The Miniatures at the Museum of the Art Institute of Chicago is fantastical and whimsical. The...
    mlava mlava 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 16

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    I would love to visit museums in other countries! I believe everyone/everything has a story. It will be amazing if I get to know more! It does expand my life horizon. Sigh. sadly...
    EasyOrange EasyOrange 18-21, F Feb 7

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    Fell in love with the Getty Center while I lived in LA. Just a short trip away and free to enter.
    jjwonder jjwonder 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 31, 2013

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