Various museums around the world.|
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|Te Papa Tongarewa museum is on the waterfront at Lambton Harbour. It is the national museum located at Wellington, New Zealand. It is branded and more commonly known as Te Papa and Our Place. The official opening ceremony took place on February 14, 1998. The museum's principles incorporate the concepts of unified collections; the narratives of culture and place; the idea of forum; the bicultura...||05/28/2011||260|
|Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum is located at Bangaluru, Karnataka, India. The museum was instituted as part of the centenary celebrations of the engineer-statesman Sir M. Visvesvaraya (1861–1962). It is more of a "Science Centre" than a museum. It was handed over to the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in 1962. In 1978 when the National Council of...||05/27/2011||313|
|The Victoria Memorial, officially called as the Victoria Memorial Hall, is actually a memorial building dedicated to Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom, located in Kolkata, India. Kolkata is the capital of West Bengal state and a former capital of British India. It is a museum and now a major tourist attraction. ||05/24/2011||255|
|House of Terror is a museum located at Andrássy út 60 in Budapest, Hungary. It contains exhibits related to the fascist and communist dictatorial regimes in 20th century Hungary and is also a memorial to the victims of these regimes, including those detained, interrogated, tortured or killed in the building. (from Wikipedia)|
|This is a Tankmuseum of the Swiss Army in the Thun-barracks. It's open for public! Go to the guard by the entrance and ask him.||09/27/2010||342|
|This former bunker of the Atlantic Wall was restored to the state as it looked like in June 1944. The museum shows the daily life of the German garrison on 5 floors.|
There are Allied and German vehicles on the outside, like the V1 or the Flak88
|Charles XIV & III John, also Carl John, Swedish and Norwegian: Karl Johan (26 January 1763 – 8 March 1844) was King of Sweden (as Charles XIV John) and King of Norway (as Charles III John) from 1818 until his death. In his family, he was also the first Sovereign Prince of Pontecorvo, in Southern Italy.|
He was born Jean Bernadotte, distinguished from a namesake brother by the ...
|Bonnie and Clyde Ambush Museum. Gibsland, Louisiana||04/14/2010||284|
|This museum incorporates themed collections for 446th Bombardment Group USAAF, RAF Bomber Command, Royal Observer Corps, No. 6 Group, Air Sea Rescue & Coastal Command. It has a surprisingly large and varied collection of aircraft and, despite mostly being kept outside in all weathers, they are mostly in remarkably good order.|
They also have a staggering amoung very interestin...
|The Pinter Művek Museum of War and Open Air Defence Technology at Kecel in southern Hungary is very impressive. Apart from the 25 or more aircraft on display, there are numerous tanks, artillery weapons, missiles and assorted ex military vehicles and boats. They are all parked in neat rows. With many duplicate exhibits parked next to each other, it looks more like an army surplus store tha...||02/02/2010||436|
|The museum of air and ground technology is situated on the old military airfield on the northeast edge of Vyškov (in the direction of Prostějov). Fighter planes, bombers, transport and exploration aircraft, helicopters, aircraft engines, military fighting and transportation technology, artillery weapons, anti-aircraft weapons and many others can all be seen here. The oldest exhibits in the...||02/02/2010||351|
|Location of author F. Scott Fitzgerald house while living in Montgomery Al.||01/19/2010||357|
|Butser Ancient Farm, near Petersfield in Hampshire, England, is a working replica of an Iron Age farmstead where long-term experiments in prehistoric and Roman agriculture, animal husbandry and manufacturing are held to test ideas posited by archaeologists. The period of interest is that from 400 BC to 400 AD.|
Butser Ancient Farm was founded in 1972 by experimental archaeologist ...
|Cosmeston Medieval Village is a "living history" medieval village near Lavernock in the Vale of Glamorgan not far from Penarth and Cardiff in south Wales. Based upon remains discovered during a 1980s archaeological dig in the grounds of Cosmeston Lakes Country Park, it is a re-creation of 14th century peasant life in Wales in the Middle Ages.|
The reconstructed village r...
|The Land of Legends, Centre for Historical-Archaeological Research and Communication (in Danish "Sagnlandet Lejre" and formerly known as Lejre Experimental Centre) is a 106 acre (43 hectare) turist attraction and scientific laboratory, situated in the Lejre county, few kilometres west of Roskilde (Denmark). It was founded in 1964 by ethnologist Hans-Ole Hansen. The Land of Legends com...||12/30/2009||240|
|In this office building Confederate General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson died of his wounds after on May 10th. 1863. He was shot on May 10th. by own troops who thaught he was a Yank (North) soldier even though they shouted who he was they didn't await reply. They thaught it was a trick.|
|The Stonewall Jackson House is a 19th century house located at 8 East Washington Street in Lexington, Virginia. Constructed in 1802, by Cornelius Dorman. Dr. Archibald Graham sold it to Jackson on November 4, 1858, for $3000.|
|The Stonewall Jackson's Headquarters Museum was an antebellum home owned by Lieutenant Colonel Lewis Tilghman Moore, commander of the 31st Virginia Militia. Later, while commanding the 4th Virginia Infantry, Colonel Moore offered his home at 415 North Braddock Street, Winchester, Virginia, USA, to serve as the headquarters for Confederate Major General Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson.|
|Universeum is a public science centre in Gothenburg, Sweden that opened in 2001. It is a part of Evenemangsstråket, the thoroughfare of events – close to Korsvägen and Skånegatan – which includes sights of interest like Scandinavium, Ullevi, Svenska Mässan (Swedish Exhibition Centre), Liseberg and the Museum of World Culture.|
The Universeum is divided into six sections, each cont...
|The General George S. Patton Memorial Museum of Chiriaco Summit, California is a museum erected in tribute to General George S. Patton on the site of the entrance of Camp Young, part of the Desert Training Center of World War II.|
Exhibits include a large collection of tanks used in World War II and the Korean War, as well as memorabilia from Patton's life and career, especially i...
|The Yanks Air Museum is a non-profit organization dedicated to exhibiting, preserving and restoring American aircraft and artifacts.|
The Chino facility of Yanks Air Museum houses the largest private collection of American WWII fighters and dive bombers in the world. The aircraft collection now numbers more than 160 aircraft and continues to grow, many are the last surviving examp...
|The Aerospace Museum of California has on display a wide range of aircraft types, both military and civilian. These include fighters, trainers, transport and specialized types flown by the USAF and Navy during the 60 year period from 1940 to 2000. Many of these aircraft are on loan from the National Museum of the United States Air Force and National Museum of Naval Aviation. This collection hig...||11/06/2009||396|
|The Riverside Museum is a planned new development for the Glasgow Museum of Transport, currently under construction in the Glasgow Harbour regeneration district of Glasgow, Scotland.|
The Riverside Museum is expected to attract up to 1 million visitors a year, by creating a more accessible and environmentally stable home for Glasgow's significant Transport and Technology collectio...
|Jacques Cartier (December 31, 1491 – September 1, 1557) was a French explorer who claimed what is now Canada for France. He was the first European to describe and map the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and the shores of the Saint Lawrence River, which he named "The Country of Canadas", after the Iroquois names for the two big settlements he saw at Stadacona (Quebec City) and at Hochelaga (Montreal I...||10/28/2009||313|
|The California Academy of Sciences is one of the ten largest museums of natural history in the World. Remodeled in 2008, it is also one of the newest in the United States. It is located in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, California. The Academy began in 1853 as a learned society and still carries out a large amount of original research, with exhibits and education becoming s...||10/03/2009||251|