1 There are 35,144 museums in the U.S. That’s more than Starbucks and McDonalds combined.
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2 Handel House Museum, 23 Brook Street, in London was once a house for Jimi Hendrix.
3 According to the British Museum website, its collection spans over two million years of human history.
4 The South Kensington Museum was the first museum in the world to provide a public restaurant.
5 There is a top-secret CIA museum in Virginia which is only open to members of the CIA/Spies and invited guests.
6 Greece has more archaeological museums than any other country in the world.
7 The Victoria & Albert was the first museum in the world to collect photographs as art, beginning in 1856.
8 There is a secret plaque called the moon museum on the Apollo 12 moon lander with contributions from six artists.