Museums

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Udon Thani Thai-Chinese Cultural Center

Any trip to Udon Thani is incomplete without seeing the Thai-Chinese Cultural Center. Located near the center of Udon City's nightlife, the Cultural Center has displays about the history of the Thai-Chinese community in Udon. It also has a small Chinese-style garden with a pond of colorful fish.

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10 of the Best Museums in Amsterdam

Amsterdam has an impressive number and range of museums, as well as its own Museum Quarter. The challenge is choosing which ones to explore. Read on to find out about 10 of the best and start making your list. One trip will not be enough. You will be left wanting to plan a return visit to see more.

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The Twist: Norway's New Art Icon

Sculpture, gallery and bridge in one; such is the signature building, The Twist, in the middle of art collector Christian Sveaas's sculpture park at Kistefos. The beautiful building designed by the Danish star architects at Bjarke Ingels Group is a must-see for art and architecture lovers.

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John Deere Pavilion in Moline, Illinois: Ag Business Past and Present

If you are ever in Moline, Illinois, and would like to learn about the farming history and view modern-day equipment plus antique items, visit the John Deer Pavilion. What John Deere started is fantastic, and now is used worldwide. Admission is free!

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The West Pasco Historical Society and Museum, New Port Richey, Florida

The West Pasco Historical Society Museum, located in New Port Richey, contains a vast collection of artifacts and antiques on display documenting over 100 years of life here on Florida’s Gulf Coast.

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Historic and Elegant Pittock Mansion in Portland, Oregon

The elegant and richly furnished Pittock Mansion, now a historic house museum, sits up high on a hill overlooking Portland, Mount Hood, and the Cascade mountains. See photos and videos.

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Foltz Fine Art: Houston Gallery Features Texas Modernists

This Houston gallery features modernist artists from the 1900s to the present day.

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Visit an Eye-Popping Collection of Hearses in Houston

See a fantastic array of beautifully handcrafted hearses at the National Museum of Funeral History in Houston, from the 1800s to ones carrying Presidents, etc.

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Pictures of Katy Heritage Museum and Vintage Contents

A fantastic and informative museum shows vintage farming equipment and artifacts dating back to Katy, Texas, from pioneer times up to modern times. Admission is free!

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Contemporary Arts Museum Houston: Fabulous and Fun!

The exterior of this stainless-steel parallelogram building is impressive. What is inside our Contemporary Arts Museum Houston can be even more so!

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Rothko Chapel on the Menil Campus in Houston, Texas

The Rothko Chapel on the Menil campus in Houston, Texas, is a place of quiet reflection. It is also solely dedicated to showcasing the art of Mark Rothko.

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West Houston Airport: World War II Museum Exhibits and Commemorative Air Force Events

A surprising discovery of WWII memorabilia is in the West Houston Airport Museum. Commemorative Air Force events are also held at the airport on occasion. See photos here.

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M-K-T Railroad Museum With Caboose and Depot in Katy, Texas

A charming little pocket park in the heart of Katy, TX. The historic M-K-T railroad depot and caboose are located at this small but impressive museum/visitor center.

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Cypress Top Historic Park in Texas: A Step Back in Time

Cypress Top Historic Park is a small urban park consisting of a homestead, Humble Gas Station, General Merchandise Store and more, all on just 2.4 acres.

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Fallen Warriors Memorial Gallery in Houston: Amazing Portraits!

Meet 85-year-old artist Ken Pridgeon, Sr. at the Fallen Warriors Memorial Gallery in Houston. He paints images of Texans who died in service to their country.

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Bayou Bend Gardens in Houston: Former Home of Miss Ima Hogg

Learn about Bayou Bend Gardens, the Azalea Trail, the Hogg Family, Miss Ima Hogg, and her contribution to the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, legacy and more.

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Cockrell Butterfly Center: Houston Museum of Natural Science

Enjoy this year-round environment with tropical plants, waterfalls & butterflies. These beautiful insects fly freely throughout this lovely space in the Houston Museum of Natural Science.

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Houston Tinplate Operators Society: Model Trains

If you like to see model trains including seasonal displays, visit the Memorial City Mall in Houston. The Houston Tinplate Operators Society operates them.

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Katy Veterans Memorial Museum and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post

The Katy Veterans Memorial Museum has a fantastic collection of maps, uniforms, artifacts, etc., covering all wars in which the U.S. has participated.

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Rosenberg Railroad Museum (Adjacent to 3 Active Train Lines)

The Rosenberg Railroad Museum is fantastic! Watch moving trains pass, picnic on the grounds, and see an 1879 rail car, 1972 caboose, Tower 17, and more.

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Fantasy Coffins at the National Museum of Funeral History

The collection of Fantasy Coffins at the National Museum of Funeral History in Houston shows how the Ga people from Ghana choose to honor & bury their deceased.

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Houston Maritime Museum: Chronicles Sea Travel and More!

The Houston Maritime Museum contains ship models, relics, and artifacts from all around the globe. Learn the history, plus current events like oil drilling, shipping, etc.

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Houston Museum of Natural Science in Sugar Land

The Houston Museum of Natural Science Sugar Land building was once a prison. The museum contains a variety of displays to entice young and old alike.

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The Houston Fire Museum Showcases History in a Unique Way

There is much to see and learn inside the Houston Fire Museum. It contains many artifacts and lots of information about the early years of firefighting. The museum even has a playroom for kids.

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Discovering the Czech Center Museum in Houston

The Czech Center Museum in Houston teaches people about the Czech Republic and Slovakia. See artifacts, art, clothing, etc., in a venue space that can be used for various functions such as meetings, weddings, etc.

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Museum of Fine Arts Houston: Fabulous Landscape Paintings

Read descriptions and see photos of masterful landscape paintings in the Museum of Fine Arts Houston plus information about the famous artists who painted them.

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Literary Dublin: Places, Faces and Famous Works

Many famous writers have hailed from Ireland. Unsurprisingly, several of them were born and/or lived in Ireland's capital, Dublin, which boasts its own Writers' Museum. This article provides brief biographies of a number of these famous, Nobel Prize-winning scribes.

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Tips for Visiting Miniatur Wunderland, the Greatest Model Railroad in the World

Tips for enjoying Miniatur Wunderland, the most popular tourist attraction in Germany and the biggest model railroad in the world.

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Top 12 Things to Do and See at DakshinaChitra Museum

DakshinaChitra is a museum dedicated to South Indian culture and architecture on the East Coast Road near Chennai. It showcases several model houses used by different communities.

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Visiting the Mark Twain House and Museum

The Mark Twain House and Museum offers visitors a fascinating glimpse into the life and times of one of America’s most beloved authors.

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Top 3 Museums to Visit in Dublin, Ireland

When in Dublin, you'll probably want to visit some museums, especially on a rainy day. Here are three of the best museums to visit in Dublin.

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Visiting Kentucky’s Newport Aquarium: Shark Encounters and More!

Aquariums offer a close-up look at magnificent creatures we would never see outside of a book. Enjoy these beautiful photos as I give you an inside peek at the sites you will see at Kentucky's Newport Aquarium.

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Visiting the Fort Dunree Military Museum

Only a 30-minute drive from Derry, Fort Dunree Military Museum on Donegal's Inishowen Peninsula is a fascinating site to visit. Dunree, Dun Fhraoigh as Gaeilge means “Fort of the Heather” and suggests that this site has been an important defensive site throughout history.

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Buckingham Palace Summer Opening: Queen Victoria's Palace

The Royal Collection Trust presents Queen Victoria's Palace at Buckingham Palace.

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7 Reasons to Visit the Hamamatsu Museum of Musical Instruments

Traveling between Tokyo and Nagoya? Don’t forget to pop by the Hamamatsu Museum of Musical Instruments, one of the most fascinating museums in Japan.

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Visiting the John Adams and John Quincy Adams Birthplaces in Quincy, Massachusetts

The John Adams and John Quincy Adams birthplaces were two of my favorite places to visit in the Boston area.

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Tucson's Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum's Blooming Torch Cacti

In spring, the cacti in the southwestern deserts sprout a variety of beautiful flowers. Some of the most beautiful are produced by Torch Cactus.

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Discovering Historic Fort Wayne Detroit and the Tuskegee Airmen National Museum

Descendants of the Tuskegee Airmen preserve the history of their brave ancestor pilots as well as a historic fort in the heart of Detroit. America may have forgotten these places, but Detroit honors them.

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Highlights of the Philadelphia Museum of Art: European and Modern Masterpieces

The Philadelphia Museum of Art's collection contains more than 240,000 objects in its main building and annexes, way too much to see in one visit. We focused on the European and Modern Art in the main building on this trip.

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Highlights of the Intrepid Sea, Air, & Space Museum in New York City

The Intrepid aircraft carrier is the home to military aircraft, a submarine, a space shuttle, and the Concorde! It's a great place for a family to spend a day in New York City.

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Van Gogh, Rocky, and Knights: Why the Philadelphia Art Museum Is Worth the Trip

Run the Rocky steps, see knights in shining armor, and view iconic Van Gogh paintings. Where? The Philadelphia Art Museum. The best thing? No crowds!

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Spyscape: Visiting New York City's New Spy Museum

Spyscape is an interactive museum located in midtown Manhattan that emphasizes activities over informative displays. It's a great place for a family outing, but be prepared to spend a lot of money.

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The Charleston Museum, Heyward-Washington House, and the Joseph Manigault House

This is my report of the Charleston Museum and the two historic houses that decorate Charleston, South Carolina.

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The Printing Museum in Houston: A Lesser-Known Treasure!

The Printing Museum in Houston is filled with interesting artifacts but also offers some hands-on learning experiences via workshops and classes. The resident artist, Charles Criner, produces lithographs in the museum. Tour groups are encouraged.

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The Art Car Museum in Houston, Texas: A Must-See Folk Art Attraction

The wild and wacky Art Car Museum in Houston, Texas is a must-see for its collection of crazy cars and modern art. Admission is free! In this article, you will also learn about the largest art-car parade in America, which takes place right here in Houston.

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12 Stunning Portraits at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

How artists portray the people who pay them to create portraits can tell us much about the times and lifestyles of their subjects. View 12 different portraits by famous artists in this article.

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8 Rooms to See in Manila's Dessert Museum

Explore the sweetness of world-famous desserts in this unusual museum located in Conrad Manila, Philippines.

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Nine of Our Favorite Masterpieces at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

These pictures of some of our favorite masterpieces were all taken in the European art section on the second floor of the Audrey Jones Beck Building at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

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A Visit to the Jim Thompson House and Museum in Bangkok, Thailand

Read my touring experience and find out what to expect on a visit to the Jim Thompson House and Museum in Bangkok, Thailand

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The Forestiere Underground Gardens in Fresno, CA

Built by one man in the early 20th century, these underground passageways represent an engineering feat. Located in California's Central Valley, the tunnels were dug by hand by Baldasare Forestiere from 1906 through 1946.