Category: Museums

Places I Want to Go: The Mothman Museum

ShareThe Mothman Museum is in Point Pleasant, West Virginia. Mothman is a large winged man who was seen by a lot of people in and around Point Pleasant in 1966 (an important year for me). I’ve been reading The Mothman Prophesies. I haven’t finished it; I don’t have any time to read, and I keep …

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Thinking of Branson

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What I Did Last Summer Part 2: Alabama

Benjamin and Terry at the Museum

ShareOn day two of our trip, we woke up in Tupelo, Mississippi, hit the road for Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and did our first museum of the trip, the Alabama Museum of Natural History on the University of Alabama campus. It’s a really nice museum, and we liked it even better than some of the bigger ones. …

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Mountain Farm Museum

Corn Crib

ShareIf you’re over at the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, drop by the Mountain Farm Museum on the Oconaluftee River. It’s a bunch of late 1800s Appalachian farm buildings and some farm animals. If you’re into that sort of antiques, it’s very nice there. What’s really cool is that it’s free; you can just walk …

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The Dinosaur Walk Museum

prehistoric sea creature

ShareThe Dinosaur Walk Museum in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee — Pigeon Forge is right next to Gatlinburg, that town where the boy named Sue fought his dad in a street of mud — doesn’t have any fossils or regular museum stuff, but the dinosaurs are life-sized and well made. We went here first on our 2010 …

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