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 Maritime museum: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A museum is typically a non-profit, permanent institution in the service of society and of its development, open to the public, which acquires, conserves, researches,...
The vasa museum (vasamuseet), is a maritime museum in stockholm, sweden....
The wisconsin maritime museum is a maritime museum founded in 1968 as the manitowoc maritime museum to ensure that the maritime heritage of manitowoc, wisconsin...
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/m/ma/maritime_museum.htm   (1552 words)

 Maritime museum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A maritime museum (sometimes nautical museum) is a museum specializing in the display of objects relating to ships and travel on seas and lakes.
A naval museum focuses on navies and military use of the sea.
Maritime and Naval Museums in Britain and Ireland
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Maritime_museum   (311 words)

 Houghton Mifflin Electronic Publishing - Ships Of The World by Lincoln P. Paine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Each ship is described in a vivid short essay that captures its personality as well as its physical characteristics, construction and history from the drawing board to the scrap yard or museum.
She forced both ships to strike and both ships were taken as prizes, though Levant was recaptured by a British squadron on March 11.
Maintained as a museum ship at Boston, USS Constitution is the oldest commissioned warship afloat in the world.
www.houghtonmifflinbooks.com /epub/ships.shtml   (1350 words)

 HMS Victory @ Nelson.co.uk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
She is the oldest ship still in commission in the world and sits in dry dock in Portsmouth as a museum ship.
In December 1758, the commissioner of Chatham dockyard was instructed to prepare a dry dock for the construction of a new 100-gun first-rate ship.
Over the last few years the ship has undergone another very extensive restoration to bring her appearance to as close as possible to that which she had at Trafalgar for the bicentenary of the battle in October 2005.
nelson.y2u.co.uk /NL-HMS-Victory.htm   (2320 words)

 Folk Art @ FolkArtMuseum.com (Folk Art Museum)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The largest and best-known are New Morning Gallery in Biltmore Village, Grovewood Gallery on the grounds of the Grove Park Inn and the Folk Art Center, home to...
Museum of International Folk Art Santa Fe, New Mexico museum with a large collection of folk art from around the world.
Museum of International Folk Art - With over 125,000 objects from 100 nations in its collection, this museum has the largest cross-cultural collection of folk art in the world.
www.folkartmuseum.com   (1748 words)

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