• 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.