The museum is a must see for all Americans, but I was shocked to find that veterans and reservists (of which I am neither) have to pay to get in. Not only that, but they must pay $9 while teachers only pay $5!! The least the curators could do is let veterans in for free. Their presence alone would add immeasurably to the experience.
Pros: Proud, to be, an American
Cons: No parking, Busy highway (12th Av