Best Museum in Every State

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36. Oklahoma: American Banjo Museum
> Where: Oklahoma City
> Admission: $8 adults; $7 seniors (55+) and students; $6 youth (5-17); $5 military; free for children 5 and under
> Annual attendance: 10,000+
> Known for: Celebrating history of “America’s instrument.”

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37. Oregon: Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
> Where: Portland
> Admission: $14.50 adults; $11.25 seniors (63+); $9.75 youth (3-13).
> Annual attendance: 1.1 million
> Known for: Science education and U.S. submarine tour.

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38. Pennsylvania: Philadelphia Museum of Art
> Where: Philadelphia
> Admission: $20 adults; $18 seniors (65+); $14 students and youth (13-18); free for children 12 and under.
> Annual attendance: 792,000
> Known for: Auguste Rodin and Constantin Brancusi sculptures, works from Impressionists, “Rocky” statue.

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39. Rhode Island: National Museum of American Illustration
> Where: Newport
> Admission: $20 adults; $18 seniors and military; $17 groups of six or more; $14 students; $10 children 5-12
> Annual attendance: 5,000
> Known for: Works from American artists such as Norman Rockwell, Frank Schoonover, N.C. Wyeth, and Charles Dana Gibson.

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40. South Carolina: Gibbes Museum of Art
> Where: Charleston
> Admission: $15 adults; $13 seniors (62+) and military; $10 college students; $6 youth (4-17); free for children 3 and under.
> Annual attendance: 66,000
> Known for: South Carolina history experienced through art.