Travel: The museum of failed love, 6 dramatic art heists, and more

Travel: The museum of failed love, 6 dramatic art heists, and more





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Museums sometimes suffer from a reputation as stuffy, out-of-touch institutions. But these museums—the sites of dramatic heists; a memorial to failed love; the world's best—are more than worth a visit from curious people of all ages.
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These Art Museums Were the Sites of Dramatic Heists
If you've got a taste for unsolved mysteries and criminal capers, here are five world-class museums to visit.
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The new National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., is one of many significant sites across the country.
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Swim Through the First Underwater Museum in the U.S.
Opening this month, the museum features sculptures beneath the surface—intermingling responsible tourism, environmentalism, and creativity.
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This Museum Memorializes Failed Love
Stories of love and heartache from around the world fill the Museum of Broken Relationships.
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