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Count of US museums revised, doubling old estimate

The U.S. government says there is double the number of museums compared with an estimate from the 1990s.

Monday - 05/19/2014, 05:27pm EDT

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House approves bill for US women's history museum

Lawmakers have revived a long-stalled effort to create a National Women's History Museum in the nation's capital.

Wednesday - 05/07/2014, 06:28pm EDT

Tags: National Mall, women

Museum sleepovers give kids a new perspective of history

It's like a scene out of the Night at the Museum movies -- kids between the ages of 8 and 12 can bring a chaperon and stay overnight in either the Smithsonian's Natural History Museum or new this year, the American History Museum during selected dates this summer.

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 11:44am EDT

Tags: Smithsonian, Natural History Museum, American History museum, Megan CLoherty, vacation

Museum group to honor 2 lawmakers on Capitol Hill

Tuesday - 02/25/2014, 04:20am EST

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Military can get free admission to Virginia museums

Active duty military personnel and their families can get free admission into several Virginia museums this summer.

Monday - 05/21/2012, 01:50pm EDT

Tags: Virginia Museum of Natural History, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, museum,