If You Love Art and History, You Should Visit These Museums
Historically, museums started as private collections of individuals, families, or institutions of curious and rare artifacts and other objects. The first museum known to historians is the Ennigaldi-Nanna's museum, which operated in 530 B.C.E. in what is now modern-day Iraq.
Tour Rome's Museums Without Even Leaving Your Front Door
I have just come across the most superb interactive guide to the museums that Rome, Italy has to offer. This guide to 10 amazing museums in Rome has had me experiencing the great city as if I were there in the flesh; and now I invite you to take the same enchanting tour as me!
World’s Most-Visited Museums Truly Have SO Much to Offer
National Air and Space Museum Paolo O/ Flickr Location : Washington, D.C., USA Visitors per year : 6,200,000 Explore everything there is to know about air and space travel at the National Air and Space Museum, one of the largest museums in the US and the 5th most visited museum in the world.
12 Museum Tours You Can Take From the Comfort of Your Home
Below we list 12 such museums and galleries, which include the British Museum and the Pergamon Museum, all of which you can visit right here and now by simply following a link provided after each museum description. 1.
Amazing: This Is An Art Museum, But It's Underwater...
I’ve been to many a museum in my time, but I don’t think I’ve ever seen one quite like this! To Jason deCaires Taylor, the ocean can also serve as an exhibition space and a museum, and it was this idea that gave him inspiration for this project.
Visit the Golden Halls of the Cairo Museum...
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, known commonly as the Egyptian Museum or Museum of Cairo, in Cairo, Egypt, is home to an extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities. It has 120,000 items, with a representative amount on display, the remainder in storerooms.
10 of the Strangest and Quirkiest Museums in the World
When you think of a museum, what comes to mind is an intellectual experience, where you might see some art or learn about history. But some museums offer experiences that are a bit more... quirky.
Joy to the World - A Surprise Museum Concert!
Let's admit it - it's pretty easy to get bored while walking through a museum. Well the United States Air Force Band understands his conundrum so they showed up at the Air and Space Museum in Washington D.C. to put on a surprise show for museum goers.
They Have Some Beautiful Items at the Metropolitan Museum...
The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York recently released a collection of 400,000 high-resolution images, each of a unique and beautiful piece. This means that I can share with you some of the most amazing things shown at this "Cultural Mecca", and you didn't even need to pay admission fees!
Wonderful! This Museum Comes to Life at Night...
I often enjoy visiting the museum, the exhibits really get my mind moving. And sometimes my brain is so worked up with visions that I start to contemplate what the exhibits get up to at night, when no one's watching. Do they come to life, like in some funny movie?
A Tour of the Awesome Exhibits of the Air and Space Museum
The National Air and Space Museum, located in Washington DC is a center under the Smithsonian Institution and is one of the main museums located in the National Mall, alongside the Museum of Natural History , numerous Galleries of Art, the Lincoln Memorial and many other important monuments.
Visit the Museum of Natural History Without Leaving Home!
The National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C, offers you a rare opportunity to pop in for a visit without ever leaving the house.
Visit Some Famous Museums From the Comfort of Your Home
We invite you to go on a tour inside 9 of the world’s most significant museums and take in their beauty in 360 degrees: How to Use the Virtual Museum Tours To view the works of art in each museum, simply click on its name or the picture underneath it.
You Could Find Your Own Doppelganger in an Art Museum!
These 20 people chanced upon their doppelgangers in museums, showing that faces can be shared throughout history (or that time travel is real), giving these painted people a second go at the present! 1. My friend shares a face with Íñigo Melchor De Velasco, the 7th Duke of Frias, Spain ( imgur ) 2.
Oh Nice, Let Me Count the Reasons I Love Thee...
The enchanting city boasts many museums, churches and ancient buildings that can engage lovers of history for days.
12 Sites You Need To See If You Ever Visit Warsaw, Poland!
The almost endless abundance of existing attractions in Warsaw is really dazzling - a visit to the many historic buildings, museums, and Jewish heritage sites is an essential part of any trip to this vibrant city.
Few of These Famous Stolen Paintings Were Never Seen Again
They stand hanging on the walls of museums for all to see, or as treasured possessions in the homes of collectors. Most of these truly prized works of art have a long and illustrious history, passing from owner to owner.
Travel Guide to Madrid: The 12 Most Recommended Sites
The Museo del Prado This magnificent museum, built during the reign of King Carlos III in the 18th century, is the largest of its kind in Spain. The museum houses close to 9,000 paintings and 5,000 other exhibits, most of which are works from the 14th to the beginning of the 19th century.
Visit the Coziest City in Europe: The Best of Budapest
This is the former residence of the Hungarian royal family, and now the location of the Budapest History Museum, the National Gallery and the National Library.
The Culinary Capital Of France Awaits Your Visit!
Today their home serves as a museum that commemorates their work and holds many rare items from the early days of cinema. 4.
Utrecht is the Netherlands’ Underrated Gem
Museums Image Source: Bertknot / Flickr If you happen to be an art enthusiast, the city has musch to offer. Centraal Museum is the main museum in Utrecht and was founded back in 1838.
Planning a Trip to New York? Don’t Forget These 10 Sights!
Ground Zero Memorial Museum The 9/11 museum was built as a memorial to the victims of the Twin Towers attack, which was inaugurated and opened exactly where the buildings stood a decade earlier.
Discover Florence With These 12 Stunning Attractions!
Uffizi Gallery In Florence, it’s impossible to talk about art - the field that is so identified with this city - without mentioning the Uffizi Gallery - one of the largest and most important art museums in the world.
The 14 Best Sites To See in Breathtaking Latvia
The palace was built for the Duke of Kurland but was converted into a museum during the 1970s.