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Great places for museum mysteries
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History is one of Great places for museum mysteries.

1. Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

9.4
1000 Constitution Ave NW (at 10th St NW), Washington, D.C.
Museu de Ciências · Northwest Washington · 407 dicas e avaliações

USA TODAYUSA TODAY: For something so lovely, the 45.52-carat jewel of the Smithsonian Institution has a sinister tale. Several owners of the blue diamond have suffered misfortune, including Marie Antoinette. See it here. Leia mais.

Ilha de Alcatraz is one of Great places for museum mysteries.

2. Ilha de Alcatraz

9.5
(Alcatraz Island)
Golden Gate National Recreation Area (San Francisco Bay), São Francisco, CA
Patrimônio Histórico · 497 dicas e avaliações

USA TODAYUSA TODAY: A half-century ago, three men made history by escaping the island fortress. They bought time by creating fake heads to fool guards during the bed check. But did the men survive? Leia mais.

3. Turn Of The Century Electrotherapy Museum

627 36th St, West Palm Beach, FL
Museu de Ciências · 1 dica

USA TODAYUSA TODAY: In the late 1800s, when electricity seemed like magic, a Philadelphia inventor claimed to have created a motor powered by energy drawn from water and air. Leia mais.

Mütter Museum is one of Great places for museum mysteries.

4. Mütter Museum

8.7
19 S 22nd St (at Ludlow St), Filadélfia, PA
Museu de Ciências · Center City West · 101 dicas e avaliações

USA TODAYUSA TODAY: Hours after Einstein's death, a Princeton pathologist decided to preserve his brain. It's displayed on slides here. Leia mais.

Newseum is one of Great places for museum mysteries.

5. Newseum

9.3
555 Pennsylvania Ave NW (at 6th St NW), Washington, D.C.
Museu · Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown · 300 dicas e avaliações

USA TODAYUSA TODAY: Soviet spies once passed along microfilm inside hollowed-out coins. Somehow, one found its way into the pocket change of a newspaper delivery person and is on display here. Leia mais.

Historic Auto Museum is one of Great places for museum mysteries.

6. Historic Auto Museum

6.3
13825 Metric Rd, Roscoe, IL
Museu de História · 7 dicas e avaliações

USA TODAYUSA TODAY: The legend of Hollywood's famous bad boy James Dean didn't die when he fatally crashed his Porsche in 1955. This museum claims to have a small piece of the famous speedster. Leia mais.

Boston Fire Museum is one of Great places for museum mysteries.

7. Boston Fire Museum

7.2
344 Congress St (at Farnsworth St.), Boston, MA
Museu · Seaport District · 6 dicas e avaliações

USA TODAYUSA TODAY: In the early 1900s, molasses was used to make munitions. When a tank burst, it sent a tsunami of molasses through Boston's streets. Find out more about the deadly accident here. Leia mais.

Kansas Museum of History is one of Great places for museum mysteries.

8. Kansas Museum of History

7.8
6425 SW 6th Ave, Topeka, KS
Museu de História · 14 dicas e avaliações

USA TODAYUSA TODAY: A butcher knife at the Kansas Historical Society tells a deadly tale. The weapon was used in one of the country's first serial murders. A family ran an inn on the prairie and murdered their guests. Leia mais.

Museum of the Gulf Coast is one of Great places for museum mysteries.

9. Museum of the Gulf Coast

700 Procter St, Port Arthur, TX
Museu · 1 dica

USA TODAYUSA TODAY: Labor activist Karen Silkwood died mysteriously after she decided to go public about dangerous working conditions at a nuclear-fuel plant. Her purse is displayed here. Leia mais.

City Museum is one of Great places for museum mysteries.

10. City Museum

9.2
701 N 15th St (btwn Delmar Blvd & Lucas Ave), St. Louis, MO
Museu · Downtown West · 276 dicas e avaliações

USA TODAYUSA TODAY: The book and subsequent movie The Exorcist, was based on a true story of a boy believed to be possessed by the devil. This museum has the copper and zinc Gothic cross placed outside the child's room. Leia mais.