Various museums around the world.|
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|Museum of the Slovak National Uprising is a specialized Museum with the archives of special importance that documents development of the Slovak Society between 1938-1945 with an accent on documentation of anti-fascist resistance and the Slovak National Uprising. The whole Slovakia is in the competence of the museum. Its professional, methodical, coordinating and consultative functions have an i...||10/17/2005||406|
|Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art|
Rua D.Joใo de Castro 210
Architect : Alvaro Siza (year 1997)
from : http://www.galinsky.com/buildings/serralves/
The new Museum of Contemporary Art is in the Quinta de Serralves, a property comprising a large house surrounded by gardens, woods and mead...
|The MUMOK Museum of Modern Art Foundation Ludwig Vienna |
The Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien (MUMOK) is one of the central venues for presenting and communicating modern and contemporary art in an international art and museum context. Striking in its concise outer appearance, encased by grey basalt-lava stone, the cube of the MUMOK is –...
Address and Contact:
T: +43 1 525 70 - 0
F: +43 1 525 70 - 1500
The Leopold Museum is being built in the main courtyard of the former Kaiserliche Hofstallungen (Imperial Court Stables) on the Museumsplatz. Close by are the Kunsthalle Wien, the Hall...
|Schaulager (by Herzog & de Meuron)|
The Emanuel Hoffmann Foundation
The Emanuel Hoffmann Foundation is at the heart of Schaulager. Founded in 1933 by Maja Hoffmann-Stehlin, the later Maja Sacher (1898-1989), the Foundation continues her commitment to contemporary art which she had begun with her husband. ...
|Zollverein was once the largest coal mine in Europe , even for a time in the world. Today the central shaft XII of the Zollverein Pit is one of the best known industrial monuments. In December 2001 it was inscribed into the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites. Some links: http://www.stiftung-zollverein.de/Englische%20Version/index2.html|
Good pictures at: http://www.industriedenkmal.de/zo...
|The new fortress museum at Vaxholm citadel was officially opened by the King of Sweden in 2003 and is the Swedish armed forces largest museum.||10/16/2005||442|
|American Air Museum |
Duxford, Cambridgeshire, England
The American Air Museum
The American Air Museum in Britain stands as a memorial to the 30,000 Americans
who died flying from the UK in the Second World War. This outstanding example of contemporary
British architecture houses Duxford's unique collection of historic American combat aircraft
|A russian U-Boat as a Museum in the port of Hamburg (Visit www.u-434.de)||10/15/2005||470|
|Founded in 1975, the museum offers a rotation of 20 different vehicles that invites visitors to look at and admire. Porsche is a company that has been around since the turn of the century. Other interesting facts about Porsche, the cars and the development of the automobile industry can also be found at the museum.|
|Close to the Ford motor company lies the historical museum "Greenfield Village". Founded by Henry Ford it shows historical houses and workshops as well as vintage cars and railroads. The house of the Wright Brothers has been rebuilt in Greenfiel Village too.||10/11/2005||401|
|Nikola TESLA, electrical engineer and inventor, American scientist of Serbian origin, gave his greatest contribution to science and technological progress of the world as the inventor of the rotating magnetic field and of the complete system of production and distribution of electrical energy (motors, generators) based on the use of alternate currents. His name was given to the SI unit for magn...||10/06/2005||370|
|A plane parked outside Rahmi M. Koç Museum, which is the first major museum in Turkey dedicated to the history of transport, industry and communications.||10/05/2005||435|
|Here you can see the Museum of Natural History in Munich. It owns one of the archaeopteryxs.||10/05/2005||314|
|Here you can see the Paleontological museum of Zurich. The entry is for free!||10/05/2005||322|
|Here you can see the Museum of Natural History in Basel/Switzerland. It owns a new dinosaur exhibition.||10/05/2005||371|
|Here you can see the Museum of natural history in Frankfurt/Main. It's near the "Messeturm".||10/05/2005||550|
|Museo Nacional, or National Museum. Before it became the museum, this was the Bellavista Headquarters of the Costa Rican Army. In this place the army was abolished in 1949 after the last civil war. ||10/04/2005||674|
|Next, a museum called "Museo de los Niños". This building was used to "host" a Penitentiary. The "peni" was closed and abandoned in the late 70's and later restored to be the site of a museum dedicated to children.|
http://www.museocr.com/ (in spanish)
|A statue of Diplodocus carnegiei, outside the Carnegie Museum of Natural History.||10/03/2005||437|
|The Museum of modern art in Frankfurt. It looks like a pie slice.||10/03/2005||375|
|Foundation Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum |
Center of International Sculpture
|The Calgary Science Center. Located in Calgary, Alberta. It is a very good place equipped with a 3D Ball Theater, several exhibits, and a good observatory (As good as it gets in the middle of a city, at least.)||10/01/2005||378|
|Menil Collection Museum, Houston (TX) - USA|
Designed by Renzo Piano.
Architect: OMA-Rem KoolHaas