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06/14/2013 01:38 pm ET | Updated Jun 14, 2013

10 Great Family-Friendly Museums

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It's easy to add a bit of education to your family vacation. Museums have upped the wow factor in recent years, creating galleries and programs that engage the mind and imagination. "These are cool places where you get to see things that aren't in your everyday life," says Lynn Dierking, a science and math education professor at Oregon State University and co-author of Museum Experience Revisited (Left Coast Press). She shares some favorite places with Larry Bleiberg for USA TODAY.

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