The 43-acre museum complex counts among its collections not only the Gold Coast-era mansion [1910-1936], a marine museum, natural history habitats, curator's cottage, seaplane hangar, boathouse and numerous other estate features.
Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium, 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport, NY (631-854-5555) CLICK for SPECIAL EVENTS
Mayborn Planetarium & Space Theater
For an out-of-this-world field trip, visit the Mayborn Planetarium and Space Theater, on the campus of Central Texas College in Killeen. Tel: 254-526-1671. REGION: Bell County, South Central TX.