Ferdinand’s massive collection of art, artifacts, and specimens is a hoarder’s delight.
After several minutes in the Crystal Dome, I developed a serious case of kaleidoscope eyes. I and my fellow tourists scrambled onward searching for tangerine trees and marmalade skies only to stumble upon the offbeat, Mechanical Theatre.
Step back in time to post-World War II when Chuck Berry rocked the airwaves, Marilyn sizzled on screen, Salk saved us from polio, and the Boomers were born. Flush with post-war prosperity, many families migrated to the burbs and new homes with a modern flare.
Mix copper with zinc and we get brass. Blend it with tin and voilà, we have bronze. Blast it with oxygen and copper morphs into a cool, sea-green.