Various museums around the world.|
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|slav ringwall museum||01/27/2007||268|
|Big Pit is a real coal mine and one of Britain's leading mining museums.|
The mine opened for visitors in 1983.
Big Pit stands on the edge of Blaenafon
|One of Europe's foremost open–air museums and Wales's most popular heritage attraction.|
During the last fifty years, over forty original buildings from different historical periods have been re-erected in 100-acres of parkland.
|The bulk freighter William A. Irvin played a significant role in transporting both iron ore and coal between Minnesota ports on Lake Superior and ports along the southern shores of lakes Michigan, Huron and Erie. Named for a president of U.S. Steel, the freighter was known as the “Pride of the Silver Stackers” – a reference to the trademark black-banded smokestacks of U.S. Steel’s Great Lakes f...||01/26/2007||739|
|Lubbock Ranch Heritage Centre in a collection of shacks and houses from the early settlers of the U.S.A. Also a large old steam train. Well worth a visit.||01/17/2007||330|
|Still under constrution in this picture, the Urbis Museum is now open to the public in Manchester, UK. Museum of urban life in central Manchester. Includes information for visitors, teachers and corporate entities, and details of current exhibitions. www.urbis.org.uk||01/11/2007||287|
|United States Presidential Libraries and Museums. First one is Hoover's.||01/07/2007||403|
|The new museum of Scotland, completed in November 1998, is a fine example of traditional and modern architecture working in harmony. Inside the displays are fascinating and beautifully presented, with interactivity and evocative exhibits (oldest locomotive engine, Roman treasure, a viking skeleton, and more) adding to the experience.|
|Dynamic Earth offers a visitors an opportunity to see the development of the Earth from the Big Bang to the present day and beyond. The building was built on the site of a former brewery.||01/01/2007||1,076|
|The museum was famous in central Asia for its prehistoric to 20th century collection. But over the last ten years 70% of the collection has been lost. The museum is closed but the editors of The Survival Guide did manage to get inside and meet the director and his deputy. |
|Museum of Aeronautical Sciences at Narita International Airport. Large airliner on display is Japanese built NAMC YS-11 of which 182 was produced 1962-1974.|
http://www.aeromuseum.or.jp/ (official site,Japanese only)
|The mission of the White Sands Missile Range Museum is to collect, curate and exhibit the historical artifacts and other material culture items necessary to interpret the prehistoric, historic and modern occupation and use of the lands occupied by, or in some cases adjacent to, the current 3200 square mile installation. Primary attention will be devoted to educating military personnel in partic...||12/21/2006||747|
|The National Maritime Museum (NMM) in England is the leading maritime museum of the United Kingdom, and one of the most important in the world. It is based primarily in Greenwich adjacent to Greenwich Park.|
|The Sherlock Holmes Museum is a privately run museum and popular tourist attraction dedicated to the fictional detective Sherlock Holmes.|
|The Serpentine Gallery is an art gallery in Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park, central London, which focuses on modern and contemporary art.|
Established in 1970 and housed in a classical 1934 tea pavilion, it takes its name from the nearby Serpentine Lake.
|The museum is home to life and earth science collections comprising some 70 million items. There are five main collections: Botany, Entomology, Mineralogy, Palaeontology and Zoology. There is also a wildlife garden containing native fauna and flora.|
|Kilmainham Gaol (sometimes referred to by the modern American English version, Kilmainham Jail) is a former prison, located in Inchicore in Dublin, which is now a museum.|
Kilmainham Gaol has played an important part in Irish history, as many leaders of Irish rebellions were imprisoned and some executed in the jail. The jail has also been used as a set for several films.
|The National Museum of China flanks the eastern side of Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China. The mission of the museum is to educate about the arts and history of China. It is directed by the Ministry of Culture of the People's Republic of China.|
It will be the greatest museum in the world after expanding construction in 2007.
|Terracotta Warriors and Horses is a collection of 8,099 life-size terra cotta figures of warriors and horses located near the Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor.|
|Situated in one of Rome's most beautiful and biggest gardens, this gallery housed unique masterpieces of some real masters of painting. Originally this was the Borghese's family, an important aristocratic family, private art collection and the surrounding park was their property. This important collection comprehends some of the world's most important paintings, majorly in Renaissance and Baroq...||11/23/2006||397|
|In the station is the Museo delle Cere (Wax Museum), with wax figures of famous Italian and foreign personalities.|
|Misawa Aviation & Science Museum, Aomori will be a source of information on the role Aomori Prefecture has been playing in the history of aviation. While children enjoy the themes of aviation and the sky, this facility will cultivate their interests in science and technology, which the Prefecture will be facilitating. The construction site will be located in one corner of the "Misawa S...||11/22/2006||378|