Avery Island, Louisiana has been the home to McIlhenny family’s Tabasco empire since 1868. Today there is a new on-site restaurant called 1868, and a full museum to go with the factory tour.
B.B. King, the legendary blues guitarist who died in 2015, built a museum in his hometown of Indianola, Indiana, where many of his treasures are on display and where his grave is located.
A third Louvre, after the famous museums in Paris and in Northern France, opened in November 017. The Louvre Abu Dhabi will be a museum for the world with treasures from Paris and many other works of priceless art.
Spain’s Extremadura region is famous for Iberico pork and its peppers. These peppers are slowly smoked to create another delightful Spanish spice: paprika. There’s even a museum devoted to the spice. The author, Jackie Sheckler Finch, shares a recipe for the Spanish dish migas.
The Guinness Factory at St James Gate is the most popular tourist attraction in Ireland, not only because the beer is so famous, but the interactive displays and history is very interesting and the tour includes beer samples.
Gulliver’s Gate is a spectacular new exhibit in New York City’s Times Square. It’s an entire world of miniatures, with realistic buildings, people, cars, and natural wonders.
Among Chicago’s rich arts scene is a new attraction known as the American Writers Museum, a one-of-a-kind place that sparks public interest in literature.