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The Queen Mary docked permanently in Long Beach, California on December 9, 1967

The Queen Mary


All Aboard a Historic Ship


The Queen Mary began life as a luxury ocean liner in 1934, and was repurposed as a troopship for transporting soldiers during World War II. Today, it’s a major historic attraction and hotel on the Southern California coast. Continue reading “The Queen Mary: A Royal Experience” »

The Broad features a bold modern design by Diller Scofidio + Renfro

The Exterior of The Broad Museum


Koons, Therrien, Hirst & more


The Broad museum showcases an impressive collection of more than 2,000 works of contemporary art and was created by art collectors Eli and Edythe Broad. Continue reading “The Broad: LA’s New Contemporary Art Museum” »