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Author Topic: *Was war, now changed to all cool and interesting* museum information requested  (Read 4273 times)
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« Reply #30 on: September 29, 2010, 09:28:45 AM »

New temporary attraction at Kalamazoo AirZoo-GM Futurliner

The Air Zoo today welcomes a General Motors Futurliner that will be on display through April 1. GM in 1940 built 12 Futurliners, stylized buses used to transport and showcase a GM national tour promoting the advancement of technology. Each featured exhibits highlighting modern science and engineering. Exhibits in the Futurliner on display at the Air Zoo include “Chevrolet Soap Box Derby” and “Opportunity for Youth,” which is about the Fisher Body Craftsman’s Guild.

“By having a Futurliner on display at the Air Zoo, we hope to continue inspiring youth to follow their dreams and envision the possibilities of the future,” Bob Ellis, Air Zoo president and CEO, said in a news release about the “a different kind of traveling exhibit” for the Portage aviation museum. “The Futurliners were about showing progress, including innovations in aviation.”

http://www.mlive.com/entertainment/kalamazoo/index.ssf/2010/09/back_to_the_futurliner_air_zoo.html
http://www.airzoo.org

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« Reply #31 on: September 30, 2010, 04:52:29 PM »

Some have been hit already, however I will add:
Steamtown, Scranton PA
Auburn Cord Duesenburg Museum Auburn, IN Add the National Truck Museum (next Door)
Automobile Museum Saratoga Springs  NY A collection of Woodys  on the first floor
Historic Bottle Museum  Ballston Spa NY. Hand blown before molds. Neat
Greenfield Village Dearborn MI
WW 2 Submarine Torsk/Chesapeake Lightship etc Baltimore harbor
Mystic Seaport  Mystic CT
Huntsville Space Museum Huntsville AL
Bellingrath Gardens Mobile AL
Natchez MS - go during Tapestry 6 weeks Mar-Apr when the private mansions are opened
Natchez Trace Parkway Stop and see the historical turnout areas.

That should keep you busy for a while.

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