USS Iowa is a BB-61 battleship used by the US Navy during World War II and Korean War. Designed as a fast battleship began 1938, construction began in 1940, launched in 1942 and was decommissioned three times, 1949, 1958 and 1990. USS Iowas was donated to Los Angeles in 2011 and moved to her current […]
The Getty Villa is a museum dedicated to the study of the arts and cultures of ancient Greece, Rome and Etruria. Created in 1954 by J. Paul Getty as a gallery next to his home, but quickly ran out of room and designed the villa inspired by the Villa of the Papyri.
Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry, located in Jackson Park, is one of the largest Science Museum in the western hemisphere. Thanks to Julius Rosenwald, then head of Sears Roebuck & Company, who helped the city pass a $5 million bond to restore the Palace of Fine Arts building. The Museum of Science and Industry […]
Reagan Library was originally planned for Stanford University, instead the Simi Valley property was chosen, construction began in 1988 and finished 1991. The dedication ceremonies was the first time in United States history that five United States Presidents and six first ladies gathered together in the same place. Part of the collection includes full-size reproduction […]
This unique museum is packed with lots of knowledge and visuals of Southern California petroleum technology, science and history. The building originally was built in 1890 and is the birthplace of Union Oil Company. They have two rooms off the main area where they offer rotating exhibits, at the time we enjoyed Quilts made […]
Museum of National History, located on the upper west side of Manhattan across the street from Central Park, is one of the largest museums in the world. Created in 1869 with the intent “to discover, interpret, and disseminate through scientific research and education, knowledge about human cultures, the natural world, and the universe”