Magic Museums

It’s quite hot here in New Jersey today (yay!), which reminds me of those long summer days when kids don’t want to go outside but you’re tired of being stuck in the house for a week.  So I though I’d share a few museums around the USA that you could visit instead of being stuck inside.

Museums for everyone:

Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, Maryland There’s nothing like some fabulous art to keep your kids entertained.  From Egypt to Rome, Eurpoe to the Americas, they’ve got a little bit of everything.

Smithsonian Museums, Washington, DC.  Here you’ve got 19 museums, including a zoo, for you to choose from!  With art, history, air/space travel, and animals to choose from, you’ll keep your kids busy for days!

Frye Art Museum, Seattle, Washington.  Not only do they have a great selection of art, you can also sign up for art classes there as well!

Museum at Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, New York This is a great way to share a little history and fun for your fashion fanatic kids.  With fashions from the 18th century through today, you’re sure to find something interesting.

National Civil Rights Museum, Memphis, Tennessee.  With exhibits and classes, you can share with your kids this pvitoal movement in the US’s history.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum, Cleveland, Ohio Who doesn’t love music?!  This fabulous museum is a great way to entertain your kids and see some of the musical history you’ve grown up with.

Getty Centers, California.  Arts and ancient cultures abound here, there’s no shortage of things to see.  Also, with two locations, you can plan two trips!

Hirshorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC.  This museum complete with lots of art and sculpture, includes works that hadn’t been seen to the public before 1962.

Just for kids:

The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, Indiana This awesome 5 story museum has over 120,000 things to entertain your kids!  With fun earth, science, dinosaurs, and health exhibits, there’s lots to see!

Children’s Museum of Houston, Texas.  For an epic adventure visit this cool museum with lots of fun building, discovering, creating and exploring things!

EdVenture Children’s Museum, Columbia, South Carolina From butterflies to birthday parties, the human body and seasonal exhibits, there’s plenty to see and do.

Children’s Museum of Phoenix, ArizonaArts, crafts, books, building, deserts and lots more fun, this museum will entertain your kids for hours!

Where are you headed this summer?

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