Want to know the best spots in the US to check out while traveling or just looking to find something new in your own backyard? Numerous exhibits across the country highlight decades of culture, art, history and so much more. From New York to New Mexico, we’ve discovered 14 of the most interesting exhibits that we think are quite worthy of a visit.
Guitars were invented around the 12th Century, but In October, 2009, a Martin D-28 that was played by Elvis Presley in his last concert was purchased at auction for $106,200. Martin’s legacy is nearing the 200-year mark, and his incredible pieces can be admired at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC.
Take a tour through 500 million years of fascinating geological shifts and discover the compelling history of these shifts and life forms at the Natural History Museum of Salt Lake City. Did you know that the Great Salt Lake is so salty because it doesn’t have an outlet?
If you grow tired of winning hand after hand of Black Jack at Blue Water Resort & Casino, head over to the King Tut Exhibit. See what all those tomb raiders were looking for by feasting your eyes on one of the greatest archaeological discoveries in world history, displaying gorgeous jewels, riches, gold shrines and even a mummy at Pharaoh’s Tomb.
Once you’ve been through Dallas’ West Village and the Allen Premier Outlets, why not take a minute to see something that could put into perspective the money you spent? Check out the ultra-rare sculpted Rock Crystal. Only 7 like this exist in the world and this is the only one in America.
Bond, James Bond. So, you think you know everything about the devilishly handsome and flippantly charismatic double agent, do you? You can probably learn more about the man who charmed even the most evil of villains. Visit The Spy Museum in Washington, D.C. How many years of Bond villains have there been? Tell us when you get there.
Head back to Dallas and see some new styles of tomorrow and how the past has influenced the fashion industry. The Dallas Museum of Art is holding Form/Unformed: Design from 1960 to Present.
See which 8 of the 14 Most Interesting Exhibits in the U.S. we haven’t told you yet, and download this Guide to the Nation’s Best Exhibits for your next road trip.