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National Civil Rights Museum named top museum by TripAdvisor

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NEW YORK — The national travel planning and booking website TripAdvisor has released its list of the top museums in the nation, and a local treasure is on the list.

The National Civil Rights Museum-Lorraine Motel came in at number 21.

That’s not too shabby when you consider it’s among the likes of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, the National WWII Museum and the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum just to name a few.

The rankings, the site said, were based on millions of reviews and opinions from travelers around the world.

It also took into account the quantity and quality of the reviews during a 12-month period.

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