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Air and Space Udvar-Hazy Center in Virginia

Visit the National Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center in Virginia

The National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Virginia wows visitors with some of the Smithsonian’s largest and most impressive aircraft, housed in two giant hangers that are a lot of fun to explore.  The most popular museum in Virginia, the Udvar-Hazy Center is an excellent year-round destination, especially when the weather turns too hot, […]

The unique and historic Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum is the fascinating home of unicorn root and dragon's blood in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia.

Unicorn Root and Dragons Blood in Old Town Alexandria Virginia

This week’s Saturday Postcard is from the unique and historic Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum—the fascinating home of unicorn root and dragon’s blood in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia. Unicorn Root and Dragon’s Blood Entering the Apothecary Museum is like stepping back in time, but into a time you likely know little about. Glass bottles line the shelves, many containing the […]

Newseum Washington DC

News and Emotion at the Newseum in Washington DC

The Newseum takes a fascinating, in-depth look at news coverage across the globe, highlighting the importance of a free press, and exploring how the media both reports on and shapes important events. In addition to the exhibits, the Greenspun Family Terrace offers wonderful views of DC from the Capitol down Pennsylvania Avenue, with displays describing the route taken by U.S. Presidents […]