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10 museums and exhibits you can explore virtually to honor US veterans for Memorial Day

INSIDER Logo By dschild@businessinsider.com (Darcy Schild) of INSIDER | Slide 1 of 11: Memorial Day officially became a national holiday in 1971 and was originally named Decoration Day.This year, there are many ways to honor US veterans and explore the history of war without leaving home.The National Museum of African American History and Culture and the National Air & Space Museum have compelling virtual exhibits that examine war history alongside social and cultural narratives.Some museums, including the Intrepid Museum and the National World War II Museum, will livestream memorial ceremonies to mark the holiday.Visit Insider's homepage for more stories.Read the original article on Insider

10 museums and exhibits you can explore virtually to honor US veterans for Memorial Day

  • Memorial Day officially became a national holiday in 1971 and was originally named Decoration Day.
  • This year, there are many ways to honor US veterans and explore the history of war without leaving home.
  • The National Museum of African American History and Culture and the National Air & Space Museum have compelling virtual exhibits that examine war history alongside social and cultural narratives.
  • Some museums, including the Intrepid Museum and the National World War II Museum, will livestream memorial ceremonies to mark the holiday.
  • Visit Insider's homepage for more stories.
Read the original article on Insider
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