Broomfield Veterans Memorial Museum, Colorado

A gratifyingly thorough collection of military memorabilia from all of America's wars, right here in little Broomfield, Colorado. Uniforms, models, documents and lots of other artifacts from local soldiers and foreign wars.

The Archway Museum in Kearney, Nebraska

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A visit to The Archway, an Old West history museum, welcome center and gift shop. Visitors can tour the museum which spans Interstate 80 near Kearney, Nebraska. The large campus is a great place for a break from your travels.

Broomfield, CO, Depot Museum Interior Tour

On my second visit to the Broomfield, Colorado, Depot Museum, I was escorted through the museum's interior and educated by the knowledgeable staff. I also got to see the collections plus preservation and cataloging efforts by dedicated people who spend their valuable time educating Broomfield's citizens.

Denver Art Museum, Colorado, and The Western Exhibit

My first visit to the Denver Museum of Art (DAM). The current exhibit was The Western and I also saw several other temporary exhibits such as Word Dance plus lots of Asian, Greek, African and other art in the permanent collection.

Broomfield, CO, Depot Museum and Shep the Turnpike Dog’s Grave

Visit the grave of a beloved dog that was a pet of toll booth operators in the 1950s. Shep the Turnpike Dog's grave is now located next to the Broomfield Depot Museum in Colorado.

Unsinkable Molly Brown House Museum in Denver, CO

Photos of my tour of the Molly Brown House Museum in the elite Capitol Hill neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Margaret Brown was a socialite, but not the raucous loudmouth of the movies. Her Victorian house has been lovingly restored and refurbished so you can see what it was like as a wealthy inhabitant of Colorado in the 1800s.

Buffalo Bill’s Gravesite and Museum (Pahaska Teepee), Golden, CO

Buffalo Bill's Grave and Museum (Pahaska Teepee) on Lookout Mountain in Golden, CO. Just outside of Denver, this is a family, kid-friendly tourist destination. The views are spectacular and the museum is well done.

Lowrider Cars: Rolling Works of Art at the Longmont Museum in Colorado

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Longmont, CO, Museum hosted a lowrider car and culture exhibit and I got to see it! Though small, they managed to present some prime car specimens which displayed the artwork and culture of the Mexican lowrider culture to advantage. Check out my photos!

St. Petersburg Museum of Fine Art in Tampa Bay, Florida

The Museum of Fine Art in St. Petersburg, Florida, is small but impressive. I've visited it more or less regularly for years, and they present quality exhibitions in a professional environment. A 2006 expansion allows the museum to offer a cafe and respectable gift shop, in addition to their permanent collection and revolving exhibits. It's a fine way to spend an afternoon, especially if you include the nearby Dali Museum in your itinerary.