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The Museum of Arts & Sciences

Daytona Beach, Florida

The Museum of Arts and Sciences holds collections of Cuban art, Chinese art, American fine and decorative arts from the period 1640 - 1920, and African cultural and archaeological objects representing the prehistory of Florida, with the skeleton of a 13-foot tall, 130,000year-old giant sloth as a highlight.  The museum continues to host the annual Septembers with the Smithsonian celebration, which features the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra and presentations by Smithsonian scholars.