Saturday September 25th is
International Spy Museum
In the International Spy Museum gift shop I discovered two fascinating books George Washington, Spymaster and Harriet Tubman, Spymaster that teach kids about US History in a thrilling way.
National Postal Museum
I stumbled upon the National Postal Museum while waiting to meet a friend at Union Station. It does a great job sharing the history of the US postal service and has some fun and quirky exhibits. I also like the small scale of this museum. You can see the whole thing in about an hour, and it doesn’t overwhelm like many of the Smithsonian museums.
After my Labor Day visit to Juneau Alaska, I’m determined to return and visit with the kids next summer. This beautiful capitol city has plenty of kid friendly museums to escape the frequent rain showers. Best of all admission for kids is free at most Juneau Museums! Here are three museums that I enjoyed on my last visit:
Alaska State Museum
If you want a great overview of Alaska history and culture this is the place to go, from a charming collection of dolls crafted by native Alaskan artisans to Sarah Palin paraphenilia, the
Juneau Douglas City Museum
I almost passed up a visit to the Juneau Douglas City Museum, but I am so glad I stopped by. It is a beautiful kid friendly hands on little museum. Highlights include a rotating children’s exhibit and an interactive multi-media exhibit produced by local Juneau students. Be sure to stop by if you have young ones in tow!
Last Chance Mining Museum
This hidden gem as a highlight of my trip to Juneau. The
Still trying to decide which San Diego Museum I’ll be heading to tomorrow. Have a great weekend.
PS For more on my DC adventures, check out my
PPS Family Adventure Guidebooks participates in