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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum earns TripAdvisor 2017 Certificates of Excellence

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum earns TripAdvisor 2017 Certificates of Excellence

. July 25, 2017

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum recently received two TripAdvisor 2017 Certificate of Excellence awards. These awards celebrate excellence in hospitality and are only given to establishments consistently achieving great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor. In addition to winning for CBMM as a whole, the 1879 Hooper Strait Lighthouse was also recognized this year. “TripAdvisor’s Certificate of […]

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Trains, LEGO and Santa highlight 12,000 square feet of holiday experience at Cincinnati Museum Center

Trains, LEGO and Santa highlight 12,000 square feet of holiday experience at Cincinnati Museum Center

. July 25, 2017

Most of us may be living in shorts and flip flops, doing our best to stay cool during the summer but it’s never too early to start the countdown to the holidays. This year you’ll want to mark your calendars for November 10 when Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) opens Holiday Junction featuring Brickopolis. This holiday […]

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Solar Eclipses Shine in Lecture and Book Signing at The Museum of Flight

Solar Eclipses Shine in Lecture and Book Signing at The Museum of Flight

. July 25, 2017

Author, astronomer and artist Tyler Nordgren shows history of the solar eclipse SEATTLE – On July 29, author, astronomer, artist, and professor Tyler Nordgren describes how different cultures interpret eclipses through a series of accounts from a variety of ancient and modern scientists. The 2 p.m. program is based upon his new book, Sun Moon […]

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August Boater Safety Course at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

August Boater Safety Course at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

. July 24, 2017

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is adding an August 16-17 Maryland DNR-approved boater safety course after demand exceeded capacity for its July course. The education program takes place from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. each evening in CBMM’s Van Lennep Auditorium. The cost is $25 per participant, with space limited and pre-registration needed. Participants completing […]

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Visitors Learn the Secrets Behind of the Academy of Natural Sciences Dioramas  New Audio and Self-Guided Tours Debut

Visitors Learn the Secrets Behind of the Academy of Natural Sciences Dioramas New Audio and Self-Guided Tours Debut

. July 24, 2017

If you’ve ever visited the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, chances are you’ve heard an interesting story or two. Like the one about how in the 1930s the imposing moose in North American Hall was fitted with a bigger rack of antlers that didn’t belong to him so he would appear more impressive […]

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