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Family Vacations: Circle Line Tours

Circle Line Tours offers 75-minute tours around lower Manhattan Island and 3-hour cruises covering landmarks such as the Statue of Liberty Brooklyn Bridge and Yankee Stadium. Find out more about Circle Line Tours.


Ridiculous History: Famous Museum Diorama Includes Human Remains

Carnegie museum curators never knew there was a human skull featured in a museum diorama. HowStuffWorks Now explains how they found out. See more »

5 Don’t-Miss Items in the New Smithsonian African American History Museum

HowStuffWoks Now takes readers on a tour of the new African American History museum. What should they make sure to see? See more »

10 Weirdest Museums You Really Should Visit

What are the 10 weirdest museums you really should visit? Find out about 10 strange museums at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How the National September 11 Memorial and Museum Works

The National September 11 Memorial and Museum honors the victims of the World Trade Center attacks. Learn about the National September 11 Memorial and Museum. See more »

How much did the National September 11 Memorial and Museum cost?

How much did the National September 11 Memorial and Museum cost? Read about the costs of the National September 11 Memorial and Museum. See more »

How MoMA Works

MoMA is a world-renowned museum. Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about MoMA. See more »

How the Guggenheim Museum Works

The Guggenheim Museum is an architectural wonder housing some incredible works of art. Learn how the Guggenheim Museum works. See more »

How the J. Paul Getty Museum Works

The J. Paul Getty Museum is something that every art lover should see. Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about the J. Paul Getty Museum. See more »

How the Louvre Works

The Louvre is among the most famous museums on earth. Visit HowStuffWorks to learn all about the Louvre. See more »

10 Strange Things in the Smithsonian's Collection

The Smithsonian collection has thousands of artifacts. What are 10 of the strangest items in the Smithsonian's collection? See more »