Smithsonian Associates Begins Study Tours

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Summary

The Smithsonian Associates initiates a program of domestic and foreign study tours. The first domestic tour was to the San Antonio, Texas, Fiesta. The first foreign tour was to Germany to visit castles and palaces associated with Queen Victoria of England. The tours are accompanied by Smithsonian curators and scholars or other experts, and when possible include behind-the-scenes tours of Smithsonian exhibits and research projects.

Subject

  • Smithsonian Associates, The
  • National Associates

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Smithsonian magazine, April 1974, p. 90.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

April 1974

Topic

  • Tourism
  • Description and travel
  • Voyages and travels
  • Adult education
  • Smithsonian business activities
  • Travel

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