Mysteries at the Museum Travel Guide

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76 Days Adrift

Documenting nearly 3,000 years of man’s history at sea, the Mariners’ Museum explains how a device sustained amateur sailor, Steve Callahan, through a historic, yet possibly tragic, quest for glory.

Mariners’ Museum
100 Museum Dr
Newport News, VA 23601

 
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Annie Oakley

The Autry National Center in Los Angeles is the final resting place of the famed Annie Oakley's pistols.

4700 Western Heritage Way
Los Angeles, CA 90027

 
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Arsenic Anna

A rosary that belonged to a notorious criminal can be found at the Ohio Historical Society, which includes a museum along with its archives, library and preservation office.

Ohio Historical Society
800 E 17th Ave
Columbus, OH 43211

 
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Atlas Missile

The San Diego Air & Space Museum in Balboa Park features more than 120 pieces of aircraft in their collection.

San Diego Air & Space Museum
Gillespie Field Annex
335 Kenney St
El Cajon, CA

 
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Boss Tweed

At the Museum of the City of New York sits a small hollow figure of a portly man, a caricature of one of the Big Apple’s most influential -- and crooked -- politicians.

Museum of the City of New York
1220 5th Ave
Manhattan, NY 10029

 
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Boston Strangler

The Museum of Crime and Punishment contains a simple switchblade which belonged to a man who many believe was one of Boston’s most notorious killers. Spanning decades, the case remains largely unsolved to this very day.

Museum of Crime and Punishment
575 7th St SW
Washington, DC 20004

 
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Boston Tea Party Museum

At the Boston Tea Party Museum, visitors get a rare glimpse at one of only 2 surviving tea crates from the infamous event and learn of the mysterious circumstances around one of the nation’s most iconic moments.

Boston Tea Party Museum
306 Congress St
Boston, MA 02210

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Bride of Frankenstein

At the Fort East Martello Museum, a cracked funerary plaque that once adorned a beautiful woman’s grave now tells of one man’s grotesque attempt to bring his love back from the dead.

East Mortello Fort & Museum
3501 S Roosevelt Blvd
Key West, FL

 

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