All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Museum’

The New Pride of Lyon – France

The New Pride of Lyon – France

The eagerly anticipated Musée des Confluences has just opened its doors in France’s second city, Lyon. The museum’s planners had …

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Israel Museum – Jerusalem, Israel

Israel Museum – Jerusalem, Israel

A National Showcase for History, Anthropology, Art, and Culture Even if you had no time at all to pause, an …

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Museum of Egyptian Antiquities – Cairo, Egypt

Museum of Egyptian Antiquities – Cairo, Egypt

Storehouse of a Great Civilization Most tour groups head straight upstairs for the gallery dedicated to the mind-boggling treasures of …

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Na Bolom – San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico

Na Bolom – San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico

An Anthropologist’s Dream in the Heart of the Mayan Highlands People-watching is the most exciting pastime in this blissfully untouched, …

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National Archaeological Museum – Naples, Campania, Italy

National Archaeological Museum – Naples, Campania, Italy

A Fallen Empire’s Spoils If you wondered where all the precious sculpture and artifacts excavated from Pompeii and Herculaneum wound …

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National Archaeological Museum – Athens, Greece

National Archaeological Museum – Athens, Greece

A Treasure House in Athens The National Museum holds more masterpieces of ancient Greek art and sculpture than any other …

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Rijksmuseijm – Amsterdam, Netherlands

Rijksmuseijm – Amsterdam, Netherlands

An Ode to Rembrandt and the Dutch Golden Age This is the Netherlands’ greatest museum and, for lovers of the …

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Museum Calouste Gulbenkian – Lisbon, Portugal

Museum Calouste Gulbenkian – Lisbon, Portugal

A Billionaire’s Art Collection in Its Own Museum When Calouste Gulbenkian, an unashamedly rich Armenian oil tycoon, died in 1955, …

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Van Gogh Museum – Amsterdam, Netherlands

Van Gogh Museum – Amsterdam, Netherlands

Shrine to a 19th-Century Native Son A major refurbishment of the main building of the van Gogh Museum and a …

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Kroller-Muller Museum – Apeldoorn, Netherlands

Kroller-Muller Museum – Apeldoorn, Netherlands

At the Heart of a Nature Reserve, a Magnificent Obsession Jump on one of the free white bicycles left about …

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