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Road Trip Guide: 10 great museums

Visitors look at mementos in the basketball history room at the Penn State All-Sports Museum.
Visitors look at mementos in the basketball history room at the Penn State All-Sports Museum. CDT file photo

•  Altoona Railroaders Memorial Museum, Altoona (Interactive site celebrates contributions of railroaders),

www.railroadcity.com

•  American Philosophical Society Library and Museum, Philadelphia (Art and science, works of Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson and others),

www.amphilsoc.org/museum

•  Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh (art and life of Andy Warhol, one of the most influential American artists of the twentieth century),

www.warhol.org


•  Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh (20 million specimens, world’s third-largest repository of dinosaur fossils),

www.carnegiemnh.org

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•  Mack Truck Museum, Allentown (models from 1907-73, memorabilia, photos),

www.macktrucks.com

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•  Penn State All-Sports Museum, University Park (at Beaver Stadium, history of athletics programs),

www.gopsusports.com/museum

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•  Piper Aviation Museum, Lock Haven (aviation history, story of the Piper Cubs),

www.pipermuseum.com

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•  Pennsylvania Trolley Museum, Washington (ride antique street cars in guided tour),

http://pa-trolley.org

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•  Philadelphia Museum of Art, Phildelphia (home to one of world’s most renowned collections),

www.philamuseum.org

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•  The State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg (Pennsylvania history, significant collections),

www.statemuseumpa.org

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