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Bird Aviation Museum and Invention Center

Bird Aviation Museum and Invention Center

The Bird Aviation Museum and Invention Center strives to educate visitors about the historic contributions of aviators and innovators who have helped create modern technology, and celebrate these individuals who have forever changed the way we live. It only takes one person to change the world.

http://www.birdaviationmuseum.com/index.html
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Calouste Gulbenkian Museum - Lisbon

Calouste Gulbenkian Museum - Lisbon

(Museu Calouste Gulbenkian) is a museum in Lisbon, Portugal, containing a collection of ancient, and some modern art. The museum was founded according to Calouste Gulbenkian's last will, in order to accommodate and display Gulbenkian's art collection belonging now to the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation.

More Info: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Museu_Calouste_Gulbenkian
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National Museum of Ancient Art - Lisbon

National Museum of Ancient Art - Lisbon

(Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga) that is located in Lisbon is the most important art museum in Portugal as well as being among the most important in Europe.

The museum is popularly known as MNAA and the National Museum of Ancient Art.

It is the best museum in which to understand the development of Portuguese art prior to the early nineteenth century.

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Fortress - Aniola

Fortress - Aniola

Fortress "Aniola" (Angel) is built between 1854 and 1858 as component of the Swinoujscie fortress. During the Interbellum, the fortress was modernized with gas tight armoured doors and windows. There was also a radar installation placed on top of the tower for observation.

During the Second World War, "Aniola" was connected with other fortresses and defence wo...
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V-3 Launch Site Museum Miedzyzdroje

V-3 Launch Site Museum Miedzyzdroje

Not far from Peenemunde (the test location for V-1 and V-2 weapons, lies the village of Miedzyzdroje.
It was here, where Nazi-Germany tested the V-3 weapon on true scale for the first time in history.

The museum:
The museum is situated in the old storage bunker of the V-3 rockets. The remains of the original launch pads can be visited nearby.

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Fortress - Gerhard

Fortress - Gerhard

Fortress "Gerhard" is built between 1856 and 1863 as component of the Swinoujscie fortress. From 1921 till 1945, the fortress was in use by the Kriegsmarine.

The fortress today:
Fortress "Gerhard" is nowadays a museum. It has an exhibit about the garrison life during the Interbellum and World War II.
Address:ul. Ku Morzu, Swinoujscie
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Battery - Henningsen

Battery - Henningsen

The coast battery "Henningsen" (established in Fortress "Zachodni") was in service between 1940 and 1945 and consisted of four 150mm canons.
In 1941, a concrete fire-control tower was constructed on the west wing of the fortress.
In May 1945, the garrison was evacuated.

The fortress today:
The defence work is nowadays a museum with exhibit...
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Marine Museum Gdynia

Marine Museum Gdynia

The Marine Museum of Gdynia is focused on the history of the Polish navy history.
The museum contains a huge collection (20.000 pieces) of weapons used by the Polish navy.
Show-piece is currently the ORP Blyskawica, a Polish destroyer used in the Second World War

Address:ul. Zawszy Czarnego 1a, 81-374, Gdynia

For the current visitor information, pleas...
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Museum Launch Complex Leba

Museum Launch Complex Leba

The dunes of Leba were a large testing area for long-range rocket weapons during the German occupation.
The last German test flight was in 1945.
After the war the facility was reused by the Polish army.

The dunes were also used by general Erwin Rommel to practise desert warfare.

The museum:
The museum is located in the middle of the dunes, west...
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Open-air Maritime Museum

Open-air Maritime Museum

Different types of sea mines, sea bombs, torpedo's, Coastal artillery pieces and parts of naval ships are shown at the open-air maritime museum of Hel.

Note :Sorry but it seems that this area has been censored
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Airborne Assault Museum

Airborne Assault Museum

he collection of the former Parachute Regiment and Airborne Forces Museum at Aldershot has moved to the Imperial War museum at Duxford.
The museum is now called Airborne Assault Museum.
It can be found in hangar no. 1.

For the current visitor information, please visit the website of the museum: http://duxford.iwm.org.uk/.
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The Helicopter Museum in Weston

The Helicopter Museum in Weston

The Helicopter Museum in Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset, England, is a dedicated museum featuring a collection of more than 80 helicopters and autogyros from around the world, both civilian and military. It is based on the south-eastern corner of the now-disused airfield in Weston-super-Mare.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Helicopter_Museum_(Weston)
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de Havilland Aircraft Heritage Centre

de Havilland Aircraft Heritage Centre

The de Havilland Aircraft Heritage Centre, formerly the Mosquito Aircraft Museum, is a volunteer run aviation museum in London Colney, Hertfordshire, England. The collection is based around the definitive prototype and restoration shops for the de Havilland Mosquito and also includes several examples of the de Havilland Vampire - the third operational jet aircraft in the world.

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German Zeppelin Airbase and Danish Garrison Museum Tonder

German Zeppelin Airbase and Danish Garrison Museum Tonder

From 1864 to 1920 the Danish area "Sønderjylland", including the city Tønder, was part of Germany.

During the First World War the German Imperial Navy operated Zeppelin airships from Tønder. The base was placed a few kilometers north of the city and was virtually self-supporting with its own gas plant, heating central and waterworks.

The Zeppelin- and Garrison Muse...
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Hack Green Nuclear Bunker

Hack Green Nuclear Bunker

Welcome to one of the nations most secret defence sites. Hack Green has played a central role in the defence of Britain for almost sixty years. As you approach Hack Green over the picturesque farmland and rolling Cheshire countryside, it's hard to imagine a more peaceful location, but it was not always like this!

http://www.hackgreen.co.uk/index.htm
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National Norwegian Aviation Museum

National Norwegian Aviation Museum

Norsk Luftfartsmuseum is the Norwegian national museum of aviation, and the largest of its kind in the Nordic countries.


Experience aviation and the exciting history of aviation close up with the museum’s fine exhibitions, covering 10.000 square metres.

Go on a guided tour round the museum, discover the museum yourself, or try flying yourself in one of our ...
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Second World War Aircraft Preservation Society

Second World War Aircraft Preservation Society

The SWWAPS occupies a small museum housed in a wartime building. Indoor displays and exhibits tell the story of Lasham Airfield, and show items recovered from aircraft crash sites. Gliding activity at the airfield can be viewed from the car park.

http://www.aeroflight.co.uk/mus/uk/s-t/swwaps.htm
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Bork Viking Harbour

Bork Viking Harbour

Bork Viking Harbour is an outdoor museum showing daily life in the viking aera. People walk around doing everyday life and sail in viking ships.

Link vith infos and photos in danish:
http://www.riskmus.dk/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=2&Itemid=37
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Budapest Transportation Museum

Budapest Transportation Museum

The Közlekedési Múzeum or Transport Museum of Budapest is one of Europe’s oldest transportation collections.

It is a must for railway connoisseurs and amateurs. This museum has a unique collection of locomotives and wagons on a 1:5 scale. This means that a locomotive of, for example, 10 m length is reproduced with all details in a 2 m length model. The models represent a wide ran...
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Bulgarian Museum of Aviation

Bulgarian Museum of Aviation

The Bulgarian Museum of Aviation was established near the Plovdiv Airport on September 21, 1991. It is unique in Bulgaria and presents the history of Bulgaria's aviation, military and civilian. In its possession are 60 aircraft, 12 airplane engines and over 2 799 other museum units.

The museum is located 15km south of Plovdiv, near the airport and is open from 08.00 to 16.00 eve...
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Aeronauticum Nordholz

Aeronauticum Nordholz

Aeronauticum is the official German maritime aircraft museum - located in Nordholz (close to Cuxhaven).

The museum has a large collection of aircraft that has been used by the German Marine/Navy.

The name of the museum derives from the English word Aeronautics.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aeronauticum

http://www.aeronauticum.de/
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Cradle of Aviation Museum

Cradle of Aviation Museum

The Cradle of Aviation Museum is an aerospace museum located in Garden City, New York on Long Island to commemorate Long Island's part in the history of aviation. It is located on land once part of Mitchel Air Force Base which, together with nearby Roosevelt Field and other airfields on the Hempstead Plains, was the site of many historic early flights. So much early flight activity occurred in ...
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Wilbur Wrights Museum and birthplace

Wilbur Wrights Museum and birthplace

Flight pioneer Wilbur Wright was born on April 16, 1867 in this small farm house near Millville, Indiana. He was the third of seven children born to Milton Wright and Susan Catherine Koerner Wright (married in 1859). Milton was a minister in the United Brethren Church, professor of theology, editor of his church newspaper, and an elected Bishop in his church. Susan excelled in literature and sc...
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Isle of Wight Military Museum

Isle of Wight Military Museum

The Museum stand within a fifteen acre setting, originally a WW II Military Barracks.

The Museum houses a good collection of WW II and post War Tanks, many of which are running, and take part in our moving displays

Their Armoured car also take part in our displays, you can have rides in the Saracen around the Tank course, at a reasonable price.

They...
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Buddy Holly Center

Buddy Holly Center

The mission of the Buddy Holly Center i Lubbock, Texas is to provide world-renowned interactive and dynamic exhibits and programs on Texas Music and contemporary visual arts. The Center collects, preserves and presents artifacts, materials, artworks, and exhibitions consistent with professional museum standards. Programs are designed to motivate public interest and cultivate an atmosphere where...
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