Museums With Amazing Gift Shops, Ripe For Holiday Shopping (PHOTOS)

12/03/2010 12:46pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Everybody wants to bring back worthy souvenirs for family and friends when traveling. But so many items are really just trinkets in disguise.

That's where museums have long come in handy. They're often full of art and design mementos but increasingly museum gift shops are chockablock of worthy gifts no matter if you're on the road or not.

So if you're in panic mode about holiday shopping, head to some of these famous museums for some shopping ideas.

Have a favorite museum gift shop? Send us your photos of what you've bough there!

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