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“Museums and Tours”

Dec 11, 2013 11:00 AM ET // AFP
Taking a picture to help you remember something might end up having the opposite effect, according to new research.
Jun 24, 2013 07:03 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
An ancient Egyptian statue moves by itself in a British museum and is caught on camera. Continue reading →
Jun 12, 2012 07:35 PM ET // David DeFranza
Ah yes, museums: The ultimate destination for middle school field trips and parent's intent on fighting the summer "brain drain." Wander into one on any given weekend and you'll find sleepy dads and moms trying desperately to corral their bored children. But it doesn't have to be this way. Indeed, ...
May 4, 2012 04:58 PM ET // Erik Trinidad
Are you smarter than a 7th grader? Apparently, some of the curators of the Metropolitan Museum of Art aren't. According to The Huffington Post, Benjamin Lerman Coady, a 13-year-old from West Hartford, CT, visited New York City's worldly museum of art and antiquities, and noticed that a map of the B...
Jun 15, 2012 03:34 PM ET // David DeFranza
For baseball fans, a trip to the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York is like a pilgrimage--a rite of passage, even. Still, it can be hard to justify a long trip to Central New York just to spend a day in a museum. Fortunately, there are several other attractions nearby that makes Coopers...