Various museums around the world.|
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|More than 500 years ago, fearless European navigators began their great voyages of trade and discovery to the East. Rounding the tip of Africa toward the heady aromas of wealth from the East, became the burning ambition of the early Portuguese explorers. First to achieve this impossible dream was Bartolomeu Dias. Blown around the tip of Africa in 1488, he eventually set foot on South African so...||07/04/2007||507|
|After the state gallery, the second art museum in Stuttgart is the art museum of the town Stuttgart. It was opened in March 2005. Important is one of the biggest collections from art of Otto Dix.||07/01/2007||631|
|The Boston Tea Party was an act of protest by the American colonists against Great Britain in which they destroyed many crates of tea bricks on ships in Boston Harbor. The incident, which took place on Thursday, December 16, 1773, has been seen as helping to spark the American Revolution.|
This museum sits on the original location of the Tea Party and houses a full size replica of...
|The state gallery (Staatsgalerie) was opened 1843. From 1881 until 1887 the old part of the gallery was amplified. The old part ist the building on the left. The new part created by achitect James Stirling was opened 1984. In the old part today you can see art from Lucas Cranach, Fra Angelico, Rubens, Rembrandt, Caspar David Friedrich, Manet, Renoir, Monet and Cézanne. In the new part you can s...||06/25/2007||423|
|The Museum called Kunsthalle (Art Hall), was built until 1907 to the 300-year-party of the towen Mannheim. Today you can see there paints from the 19. and 20. century. The was painted from artists like Manet, Pissarro, Cézanne, Munch, Dix and Beckmann. The sculptures are almost from the 20. century and artists like Rodin, Moore, Daumier, Segal, Seitz and Fuhr.||06/24/2007||392|
|The National New York Central Railroad Museum. Several trains in this picture include a L3a "Mohawk", 4-8-2, steam locomotive,#3001 and a PennsyRR, GG-1 electric locomotive built in 1939.||06/20/2007||495|
|The old castle in Stuttgart Germany. It was built from 1553 bis 1578. Today you can find the state museum of Wuerttemberg there. ||06/18/2007||659|
|The Weissenhofsiedlung was built 1927 under direction of famous architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. At all 21 buildings was built. Only a few won't destroyed in second world war. Other famous architects were Le Corbusier, Walter Gropius and Victor Bourgeois. Today one building is a museum to describe the history of these buildings.||06/18/2007||483|
|This is a museum showing how the danish city Fredericia looked like on july 6th. 1849 up to the war against Preussen and the danish forces won. The buildings are scaled 1:10.|
The construction of the mini-city began 1983 when the community of Fredericia decided to build a replica of the city as a respect of the brave danish soldiers.
The constructions today shows 70...
|You can see a roman villa. It was reconstructed as ruins in the early 90's. ||06/16/2007||418|
|You can see the new Mercedes-Benz-Museum and the Mercedes-Benz-World. It was opened at may 19th, 2006. The museum is divide in seven floors with seven timelines. You can see more than 1450 exponates. ||06/16/2007||471|
|This is a list and explanation of the aircrafts exhibited on the Colombian Air and Space Museum with very interesting examples as the most original Ju-52 in the world, the C-54 with less flight hours in the world or the only C-130 exhibited in a museum in Latinamerica.||06/13/2007||472|
|The National Museum in Nuuk contain the history of Greenland over the last 4500 years. Also located is the National Archive with documents dating back to 1733.|
Here you can also see the famous arctic mummies from Qilakitsoq.
|The Quw’utsun Cultural Centre is - on 6 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds - centrally located in Duncan, midway between Victoria and Nanaimo, on Vancouver Island.It offers a truly unique experience, sharing the stories and traditions of the Cowichan people from hundreds of years ago. ||05/29/2007||400|
|This imposing building distinguished by its four elegant wind-towers, stands along the famous Creek of Bur Dubai. It was built in 1896 and was the residence of the Ruler. It takes its name from Shaikh Saeed Al Maktoum, who resided there until his death in 1958.|
|Contains several exhibits and programs on applied sciences, nature, space exploration, human body, local and international culture. Located in Dubai.|
|The Dubai Museum in Bur Dubai is housed in the Al-Fahidi Fort, built in 1787 to defend Dubai Creek. The walls of the fort are built from coral and shell taken from the sea, and held together with lime. The upper floor is supported by wooden poles called handels and the ceiling is made of palm fronds, mud and plaster.|
|Museumsinsel Berlin Deutschland|
|The Baptistère Saint-Jean is reputed to be the oldest Christian building in France still standing. The central part of the building was constructed around 360, but many changes have been made to the original structure. Today the baptistery holds a small museum.||04/03/2007||290|
|Museum of the mummies and vault of Guanajuato city||04/03/2007||423|
|The James Joyce Tower was one of a series of Martello towers built to withstand an invasion by Napoleon and now holds a museum devoted to the life and works of James Joyce, who made the tower the setting for the first chapter of his masterpiece, Ulysses. |
Beautifully located eight miles south of Dublin on the coast road, this tower is the perfect setting for a museum dedicated to...
|Sneglehuset (the Snail House) in Thyboron is an interesting building. It's covered totally by all sorts of shells (mussels, oysters and snails) in all kinds of patterns and colours. Inside the walls are covered like that too. Most of the shells were found on the nearby beach.|
The building is a museum of shells (of course)from Denmarks coasts but also from around the world but also a larg...
|The Winter Palace was built between 1754 and 1762, as the winter recidendce of the Russian Tsars.||03/12/2007||783|
|One of the main tourist attractions in Roskilde is the Viking Ship Museum (Vikingeskibsmuseet). At the centre of its collection are the well-preserved remains of the five Skuldelev viking ships.||03/07/2007||565|
|Automotive Hall Of Fame Dearborn MI|