Benchmark Museums by “Type”

I am often asked, “what is your favorite museum”? First I need to know “what type” of museum. Below is a list of my benchmark museums by museum type. Every time I visit a museum I take photos and post to Pinterest, the links below are to my photos of each museum. Will try to keep the list updated.

Art Museums
New Museum

Museum of Modern Art


History Museums
Minnesota History Center

El Gran Museo del Mundo Maya

Nevada Historical Society

Nevada State Railroad Museum

Science Centers
Science Museum of Minnesota

Hong Kong Science Museum

Liberty Science Center


Children’s Museum
Minnesota Children’s Museum

The Discovery

Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada

Natural History Museum

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