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National WWII Museum in New Orleans Opens $35 Million Freedom Pavilion

National WWII Museum in New Orleans Opens $35 Million Freedom Pavilion

The US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center, telling the story of a nation mobilized for war, is now open at the National WWII Museum in New Orleans, La.

The thrusting glass and steel exhibit space holds a tribute to WWII Medal of Honor recipients and displays huge macro artifacts including a B-17E Flying Fortress - the massive bomber was part of America's "Arsenal of Democracy" that won the war. It now joins one of the world's finest collections of WWII artifacts.

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Museum of Spanish Colonial Art in Santa Fe Readies New Exhibit

Museum of Spanish Colonial Art in Santa Fe Readies New Exhibit The daily lives of the early Spanish settlers in New Mexico were made easier by making metal and mud into tools and objects. Out of fire, iron and clay craftsmen created the items necessary to build their colonial world.

Starting Nov. 17, 2012, the Mu...
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Renovated Buffalo Bill Museum in Cody Reopens June 15

Renovated Buffalo Bill Museum in Cody Reopens June 15 Following a complete renovation that started in October 2011, the Buffalo Bill Museum in Cody, Wyoming will officially re-open June 15, 2012 with a ribbon cutting ceremony and celebration.

Part of the Buffalo Bill Historical Center's five museums, the...
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New History Colorado Center Offers Innovative Look at Colorado’s Past

New History Colorado Center Offers Innovative Look at Colorado’s Past After more than two years of construction and development, the History Colorado Center in Denver is now open to the public.

Designed to ignite imaginations of all ages, this 200,000-square-foot, $110.8 million museum treats visitors to a rich experien...
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North Dakota State Historic Sites Summer Season Begins May 16

North Dakota State Historic Sites Summer Season Begins May 16 North Dakota's state historic sites will open or expand hours for the 2012 summer season, beginning May 16 and continuing through Sept. 15.

The historic sites opening for the season include Gingras Trading Post near Walhalla; Fort Abercrombie, and its...
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