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  MuseumStuff.com : 1000's of Museums Online : Best Art and History Educational Websites
MUSEUMS of the WORLD -- this website can help you find..
online since 1999, we now have a database of 1,000s of individual resources related to museums..
-- enter any museum name, city, region or topic you wish..
www.museumstuff.com   (71 words)

  
  Museum
The museum was formed by the Center of Precolumbian and Historic Studies of Honduras, a nonprofit civil society that administrates and keeps the museum organize and active.
Since its opening, the museum has been full filling its goals, one of which is the protection of the cultural heritage, educate and divulge the culture, promote investigation and form and reinforce national identity.
Back of the museum is a second complex which include restoration workshops and a library specialized in Antropology and History which is open to public and has the same schedule as the museum.
www.globalnet.hn /museo/museum01.htm   (587 words)

  
  Museum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A museum is typically a "permanent institution in the service of society and of its development, open to the public, which acquires, conserves, researches, communicates and exhibits, for purposes of study, education, enjoyment, the tangible and intangible evidence of people and their environment." This definition is taken from the International Council of Museums (ICOM) Statutes.
The Czartoryski Museum in Kraków was established in 1796 by Princess Izabela Czartoryska.
Museums targeted for the youth, such as the Miami Children's Museum, often exhibit interactive and educational material on a wide array of topics.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Museum   (1739 words)

  
 Czartoryski Museum Encyclopedia @ FolkArtMuseum.com (Folk Art Museum)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Czartoryski Museum was founded in Kraków in 1796 by Princess Izabela Czartoryska to preserve Polish heritage in keeping with the Princess' motto: "The Past to the Future".
From that moment the museum, whose curator was to die in a concentration camp, was closed to the public.
Although the economical situation was desperate, the museum survived thanks largely to the work of Professor Marek Rostworoski, who dedicated his life to the collection.
folkartmuseum.com /encyclopedia/Czartoryski_Museum   (1289 words)

  
 Greenwich Town Departments - Bruce Museum
The history of the Bruce Museum dates back to 1908 when Robert Moffat Bruce, a wealthy textile merchant, deeded his property to the Town of Greenwich, stipulating that it be used as "a natural history, historical, and art museum for the use and benefit of the public."
In recent years, the Town and the Bruce Museum Associates merged to become one governing body, and in 1992 the Bruce Museum, Inc. was established as a non-profit organization.
The Bruce Museum is accredited by the American Association of Museums (AAM), the professional organization for museums in the United States, which signifies and recognizes excellence within the museum community.
www.greenwichct.org /BruceMuseum/BruceMuseum.asp   (834 words)

  
 .museum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
.museum is a generic top-level domain (gTLD) used exclusively by museums, museum associations, and individual members of the museum profession, as these groups are defined by the International Council of Museums (ICOM).
Paul Getty Trust, ICOM established the Museum Domain Management Association (MuseDoma) for the purpose of submitting an application to ICANN for the creation of the new gTLD, and to operate it if the application was approved.
The idea behind this domain is that it will be beneficial for Internet users to have a segment of the TLD namespace reserved for the use of museums; a namespace whose conventions are defined by the museum community.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/.museum   (308 words)

  
 Folk Museum
Because museum was based on donations, there was not enough money for scientific work; museum was open only one day per week.
Even in this conditions museum as a cell of Ukrainian culture was not welcome to the Polish government.
Museum was closed for some time in 1937 and reopen under pressure of public.
www.nvo.com /ukrainiangift/museum   (416 words)

  
 Museum - Office of Cultural & Historical Programs
Opened in 1977, the Museum of Florida History collects, preserves, exhibits, and interprets evidence of past and present cultures in Florida, and promotes knowledge and appreciation of this heritage.
As the state history museum, it focuses on artifacts and eras unique to Florida's development and on roles that Floridians have played in national and global events.
Through exhibits, educational programs, research, and collections, the Museum reflects the ways that people have shaped and reacted to their cultural and natural environments.
dhr.dos.state.fl.us /museum   (105 words)

  
 INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE - PASSION - THE OLYMPIC MUSEUM LAUSANNE
The Olympics posters presented in the Olympic Museum reveal to the visitor a world where rabbits ski and dogs pole vault, and where nothing prevents a bird from lighting the Olympic flame.
Such is the Olympic Museum Lausanne that we invite you to discover during a virtual tour.
The Olympic Museum Lausanne is located in Switzerland on the shores of Lake Geneva.
www.olympic.org /uk/passion/museum/index_uk.asp   (385 words)

  
 Middle East Open Encyclopedia: Mesopotamia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Babylonian king Nebuchadnezzar II founded a museum where important statues, objects and some tablets were displayed.
It is on a cylinder seal currently housed at the British Museum and acquired by Dr. Dominique Collon.
Iraq Museum International always displays the most recent published revision of the source article, Mesopotamia; all previous versions may be viewed here.
www.baghdadmuseum.org /ref   (3960 words)

  
 Technorati Tag: museum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Museums and the Arts The new York times presents free access to museum and arts reviews and news.
Ettractions - Museums Online If you're looking for museum or other travel information in North America, then you're looking for ettractions.com - everything from skiing to museums.
New art museum nearly completed Construction of a major new modern art museum in the North of England is nearly complete.
technorati.com /tag/museum   (418 words)

  
 The Acropolis Museum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
he museum was designed by the architect Panages Kalkos and constructed between 1865 and 1874.
In the 1950's it was extended towards the east and the exhibition was rearranged by the archaeologist I. Meliades.
Since the beginning of the excavations, the vases and the bronzes have been kept in the National Archaeological Museum of Athens, while the inscriptions are housed in the Epigraphical Museum.
www.culture.gr /2/21/211/21101m/e211am01.html   (508 words)

  
 National Cryptologic Museum
The Museum opened to the public in December 1993 and quickly became a highlight of the area.
Being the first and only public museum in the Intelligence Community, the Museum hosts approximately 50,000 visitors annually from all over the country and all over the world, allowing them a peek into the secret world of codemaking and codebreaking.
Adjacent to the Museum, is the National Vigilance Park.
www.nsa.gov /museum   (399 words)

  
 H-Museum : H-Net list for Museums and Museum Studies
Museums are intended to be interdisciplinary, so that archaeological, historical, cultural and artistic information can be posted.
Also important are informations about memorial museums and places, monuments and the culture of remembrance.
Subscription applications are solicited from professionals in museums, universities, libraries, archives and other academic institutions, as well as from graduate students of the arts, cultural sciences, museology, archaeology, and history, e.g.
www.h-net.org /~museum   (515 words)

  
 Art and Photography Museums, New York City
Get tickets to New York's most famous museums and sights for 50% off of the box office price with a City Pass booklet.
NYC Children's Museums: There are many museums in New York where kids can learn and play.
Free Museum Hours and Times: Whether or not you are a starving artist, you can see art for FREE at museums citywide.
www.ny.com /museums   (223 words)

  
 National Air and Space Museum Overview
It is also a vital center for research into the history, science, and technology of aviation and space flight, as well as planetary science and terrestrial geology and geophysics.
The Museum currently conducts restoration of its collection at the Paul E. Garber Preservation, Restoration, and Storage Facility in Suitland, MD. For years, this facility also displayed many of the Museum's artifacts kept in storage.
The Museum benefits from the guidance received from the distinguished Americans on the National Air and Space Museum Board.
www.nasm.si.edu /museum   (212 words)

  
 Museums: Virtual Library museums pages (VLmp)
See request for information on gender issues and museum websites.
An International Online Museum Forums Survey in English /
exploratory study on the use of electronic forums in museum interpretation
icom.museum /vlmp   (48 words)

  
 National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
The building opened in December, 2003, and provides enough space for the Smithsonian to display the thousands of aviation and space artifacts that cannot be exhibited on the National Mall.
Among the aviation artifacts on display are the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird, the fastest jet in the world; the Boeing Dash 80, the prototype of the 707; the Boeing B-29 Superfortress Enola Gay; and the deHavilland Chipmunk aerobatic airplane.
The Center also offers an IMAX®; Theater; flight simulators; food service; a museum store; free docent tours; daily educational programs; and school group tours and activities are available.
www.nasm.si.edu /museum/udvarhazy   (552 words)

  
 Visit Our Museum!
Opened in 2001, the Knights of Columbus Museum is just two blocks from the Supreme Council office, and features both special exhibits of religious art and history and a large permanent exhibit showcasing the Order's history.
The Knights of Columbus Museum will present an exhibit celebrating the cultural legacy of the French medieval heroine Joan of Arc (c.
For Museum hours and directions, please refer to General Information.
www.kofc.org /about/museum/index.cfm   (272 words)

  
 The National Watch and Clock Museum
Since that time, the collection has increased to over 12,000 items and the museum has undergone several expansion projects.
Today, the museum is recognized as the largest and most comprehensive horological collection in North America.
The Museum collection is international in scope and covers a wide variety of clocks, watches, tools, and other time-related items.
www.nawcc.org /museum/museum.htm   (208 words)

  
 H-Museum : H-Net list for Museum Professionals
Bitte informieren Sie sich über die Herkunft der Subskribenten von H-MUSEUM.
Nach der Bestätigung von "Museum Professionals" durch das H-NET Council auf seiner Tagung in San Francisco im Januar 2002 wurde diese Liste im Juni 2002 ein Teil des wissenschaftlichen H-NET.
Der 11 September - Gedächtnis, Erinnerung und Museum more...
www.h-net.org /~museum/index_de.html   (409 words)

  
 MIT MUSEUM HOME
Museum remains open during expansion; new hours beginning July.
Monthly E-newsletter: Subscribe now to receive updates about Soap Box, MIT Museum exhibits, programs and events.
The New MIT Museum: Vision for the Future (pdf) Please contact the Museum if you would like a printed copy.
web.mit.edu /museum   (128 words)

  
 Creation Museum
Due to increased construction activity in the museum, daily tours have been postponed until further notice.
Creation Museum located within the greater Cincinnati area will proclaim the Bible as supreme authority in all matters of faith and practice in every area it touches on.
The excitement is building here at the museum as we prepare to open our doors in just over two months.
www.answersingenesis.org /museum   (378 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Museum: Video Games   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Fans of NAMCO Museum Volume 3 will may be dissapointed that there is no virtual museum to walk around and look at stuff.
I'll still recommend this package to any classic NAMCO fan simply because it's a part of history that should never be forgotten, and it's available on all three of the latest video game consoles as of September 29th, 2003.
The only thing I wish is that they provided you with more information on the games' history (it is called Namco *Museum*, after all); however, the emulation is perfect, and they even included the original arcade cabinet artwork around the game screens.
www.amazon.com /Namco-Museum/dp/B00006IKCD   (2998 words)

  
 The State Hermitage Museum
Put together throughout two centuries and a half, the Hermitage collections of works of art (over 3,000,000 items) present the development of the world culture and art from the Stone Age to the 20th century.
Today the Museum is creating its digital self-portrait to be displayed around the world.
Computer technologies enable the State Hermitage Museum to provide people from all over the world with wider access to information about the Museum and its treasures.
www.hermitagemuseum.org /html_En/index.html   (172 words)

  
 The J. Paul Getty Museum
Find a workshop or professional development program, search lesson plans, or plan a school visit.
Holocaust-era provenance research, conservation projects and partnerships, publications and symposia related to the Museum's collection.
An overview of the J. Paul Getty Museum and contact information.
www.getty.edu /museum   (113 words)

  
 Wright-Patterson Air Force Base - Museum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE
The National Museum of the United States Air Force has moved to a new Web site. 
Please visit www.nationalmuseum.af.mil to learn more about the world's largest and oldest military aviation museum.
www.wpafb.af.mil /museum   (39 words)

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