American Public Museum Starts Accepting Bitcoin

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This just in from Reddit, an American public museum called the Museum of the Coastal Bend has started accepting Bitcoin for donations, admissions, and at their gift store.  Personally, I am surprised that an American museum is the first place that such an innovation would occur and I hope for many copycats around the world shortly.  If you check the wallet, it seems that they have had four visitors/donations in the past day.

I first saw this story on Reddit and found more information in a Google search.

Yesterday, /u/mcbcurator announced on Reddit that the Museum of the Coastal Bend in Victoria, TX is the first public museum to accept Bitcoin.  A little digging reveals that /u/mcbcurator is in fact one Eric Ray: the Curator at the Museum of the Coastal Bend in Victoria, TX.

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