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Museum Access

Museum of Science and Industry / U-505

Host Leslie Mueller explores Chicago's premier destination, the Museum of Science and Industry. Take a 'Behind the Scenes', on board tour of the World Famous U-505 submarine...the centerpiece of an unforgettable exhibit. Experience life aboard this German Sub first hand, as it looked days before it's capture by Americans off the coast of Africa during World War II. We will also get to see some rarely seen artifacts from the sub's crew as well as from those who captured this piece of American Naval...
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  • program length: 29 minutes
  • episode #101

Friday, September 27 at 9:00 am on 12.2


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Museums are a vital part of the American landscape, showcasing the greatest achievements of the human experience, past, present and future. Visitors remember, discover and learn in these museums that present the best of our country's culture, heritage and accomplishments. Museum Access explores these museums in a way that the everyday visitor cannot. It goes behind the scenes where ordinary folks don't get a chance to go. Talking to the directors, curators and creative personnel to get an insider's view. Each Museum Access episode includes travel, history, education and most of all fun! Explore the underwater world of dolphins and whales. Then travel to outer space with Astronaut James Lovell. Take a peek into Leonardo Da Vinci's workshop in Florence, Italy. Follow the journey of China's 2, 000 year old Terracotta Warriors and step into a WWII German submarine. Join us as we celebrate the human spirit in our country's top museums on Museum Access, where Every Visit is an Adventure! Creator ... Host Leslie Mueller is an award winning artist, graphic designer and producer. Working with numerous national clients she has experience in front of and behind the camera. She has produced art segments for Lifetime television on 'Our Home' and 'Handmade by Design'. She also appears as the art and style expert on local Connecticut television and radio shows. Her artwork is represented in corporate and private collections worldwide and is included in the United States 'Art in the Embassies' program. Her warm and professional style combined with the eye of an artist and a natural curiosity makes Museum Access a must see show!