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Credit: Courtesy Ace Architects

Take a present-day tour to the San Francisco International Airport to get a glimpse of what 19th-century grand-tour–goers saw. Take in Trajan’s Column, the Bank of England, Rheims Cathedral (shown, as a bronze clock on an inlaid rosewood stand, ca. 1820), and other monuments—marbled, silvered, gilded, and all as pocketable as postcards. Grand Miniatures: 19th Century Souvenir Buildings from the Collection of Ace Architects displays the best of the Oakland, Calif., firm’s 35-year-old collecting hobby. Twenty vitrines, each with icons from one city, are spread throughout the international terminal until May. After that, you’ll have to travel like it’s 1899 to see these architectural wonders. flysfo.com