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A Father's Day at the museum (really): These places give special Dad discounts

Natural History Museum in London

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Father's Day brings the inevitable scramble to find a good restaurant, and a decent gift for the old man. Instead of a necktie or a bottle of cologne, another option this year might be to skip brunch and bring Dad to one of these male-oriented museums.

The following places feature events and attractions, and offer fathers reduced or complimentary admission—as well as a fun time.

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—By Harriet Baskas, special to CNBC. Follow Road Warrior on Twitter at @CNBCtravel.
Posted 20 June 2015

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