LA, Bioterror, Automation Travel Guide

Find out more about the museums featured in this episode.


Activities
The Fort MacArthur Museum
On display here is a primitive robot over two centuries old: the painted figurine of a boy seated behind an ornate desk. It’s an “automaton” – a machine that mimics the behavior of people or animals.
  • 3601 South Gaffey Street
  • Los Angeles, CA 90731 US

The Fort MacArthur Museum

On display here is a primitive robot over two centuries old: the painted figurine of a boy seated behind an ornate desk. It’s an “automaton” – a machine that mimics the behavior of people or animals.
3601 South Gaffey Street Los Angeles, CA, US
Oakland Museum of California
One of the most haunting artifacts here is the "California Venus" -- a white marble statue of a young woman. Its muse, Marian Nolan, was immortalized in this work of art after being named the most beautiful girl in all of California.
  • 1000 Oak Street
  • Oakland, CA 94607 US

Oakland Museum of California

One of the most haunting artifacts here is the "California Venus" -- a white marble statue of a young woman. Its muse, Marian Nolan, was immortalized in this work of art after being named the most beautiful girl in all of California.
1000 Oak Street Oakland, CA, US
Phone: +1 510-318-8400
Oregon Historical Society
One of the most haunting artifacts here is the “California Venues” -- a white marble statue of a young woman. Its muse, Marian Nolan, was immortalized in this work of art after being named the most beautiful girl in all of California.
  • 1200 Southwest Park Avenue
  • Portland, OR 97205 US

Oregon Historical Society

One of the most haunting artifacts here is the “California Venues” -- a white marble statue of a young woman. Its muse, Marian Nolan, was immortalized in this work of art after being named the most beautiful girl in all of California.
1200 Southwest Park Avenue Portland, OR, US
The Franklin Institute
On display here is a primitive robot over two centuries old: the painted figurine of a boy seated behind an ornate desk. It’s an “automaton” – a machine that mimics the behavior of people or animals.
  • 271 N 21st St
  • Philadelphia, PA 19103 US

The Franklin Institute

On display here is a primitive robot over two centuries old: the painted figurine of a boy seated behind an ornate desk. It’s an “automaton” – a machine that mimics the behavior of people or animals.
271 N 21st St Philadelphia, PA, US
The Walter P. Reuther Library
In the archives here is s a letter typed on American Pilots Union stationery addressed to the controversial leader of Cuba, Fidel Castro.
  • 5401 Cass Avenue
  • Detroit, MI 48202 US

The Walter P. Reuther Library

In the archives here is s a letter typed on American Pilots Union stationery addressed to the controversial leader of Cuba, Fidel Castro.
5401 Cass Avenue Detroit, MI, US
The State Museum of Pennsylvania
On display here is a heavy-duty steel robot outfitted with six wheels, cameras and mechanical arms and it’s able to venture where no human can. When this robot was called to duty, hundreds of thousands of lives were on the line.
  • 300 North Street
  • Harrisburg, PA 17120 US

The State Museum of Pennsylvania

On display here is a heavy-duty steel robot outfitted with six wheels, cameras and mechanical arms and it’s able to venture where no human can. When this robot was called to duty, hundreds of thousands of lives were on the line.
300 North Street Harrisburg, PA, US

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