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  Museums in Sweden.
The painting museum is a museum for modern art and the painting culture.
The museum was built to document, protect and to relate the nature and cultural heritage of the landscape.
Museum for the National Museums collections of Swedish sculptures from 1700 to the beginning of the 20th.
www.museums.dk /sweden.html   (2895 words)

  
 Museums in England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Museums in England is a link page for any museum in England.
Museum of the Manchester Regiment, Portland Basin Museum
Maurice Dobson Museum and Heritage Centre, Darfield, Barnsley
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Museums_in_England   (221 words)

  
 Museums in England Guide
A national museum of artifacts related to farming and country living over the past 150 years.
The Royal Signals Museum depicts the history of Military communications, science and technology from the Crimea to the Gulf.
The Museum also depicts the stories of the Special Operations Executive (SOE), the ATS, the Long Range Desert Group and SAS Signals.
www.britainexpress.com /Where_to_go_in_Britain/Museums/museums4.htm   (766 words)

  
 Museums in Oxfordshire, England
As a branch museum of Oxfordshire's Department of Leisure and Arts, schools are warmly invited to use the museum and education room.
The museum is housed in a manor house dating from the 12th century, rebuilt in 1684 by Sir Christopher Wren and decorated by Grinling Gibbons and James Wyatt.
The museum is housed in the Old Court House, which still belongs to the Bloxham Feoffees, trustees of the ancient Bloxham charities.
archive.museophile.org /museums/oxon.html   (3974 words)

  
 Mummy Museums in the United Kingdom: England
Although the museum's collection includes two Egyptian mummies, they are no longer displayed because they are no longer well-preserved.
The museum once had many more mummies, but was hit by an incendiary bomb in WW2, and only "good old Netty" survived.
The museum's permanent collection also includes a crocodile and falcon mummy--along with parts of an unwrapped mummy.
www.mummytombs.com /museums/continent.europe.uk.england.htm   (626 words)

  
 CONNECTICUT MUSEUMS - NEW ENGLAND CAROUSEL MUSEUM - Exhibits   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
It’s been an exciting year for the New England Carousel Museum as it continues to expand its collection of antique carousel art, one of the largest and finest carousel collections in the country.
MUSEUM DEDICATES GALLERY TO The Bristol Center for Arts and Culture, located in the New England Carousel Museum building, is honored to present a new collection of artwork from Bristol artist Glo Sessions, to be housed in the renovated gallery dedicated to her work.
Sessions was one of the original board members of the New England Carousel Museum and has been a long-time supporter and friend to the museum.
www.thecarouselmuseum.com /exhibits.html   (344 words)

  
 Museums in Denmark - Map of Copenhagen & Denmark
Aalborg Museum of History / Aalborg - Museum of history of the civilization of Aalborg and the surrounding areas.
Holbaek Museum / Holbaek - Museum for Holbaek, Jernloese, Svinninge, Tornved og Toelloese Municipality.
Ribe Viking Museum / Ribe - Viking Museum stands at the heart of the spot where the first town in Scandinavia was founded around the year 700.
www.museums.dk /denmark.html   (3481 words)

  
 Hoppa - Museums in New England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Boston, Museums, Tasteless The Museum of Bad Art is a community-based, private institution dedicated to the collection, preservation, exhibition and celebration of bad art in all its forms and in all its glory.
Harvard, Anthropology, Archeology, Museums, Universities, Ethnology The Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University, founded in 1866 by George Peabody, is one of the oldest museums in the world devoted to anthropology.
Harvard, Museums, Natural History The Harvard Museum of Natural History (HMNH) is the public museum of three renowned institutions at Harvard University: the Botanical Museum, the Museum of Comparative Zoology, and the Mineralogical and Geological Museum.
hoppa.com /us/ng/Museums   (717 words)

  
 BBC News | ENTERTAINMENT | 'Free entry' to museums
Free entry to museums was proposed by Labour while in opposition but the party stopped short of including the promise in its 1997 manifesto because of fears about the cost.
Free entrance for children to national museums in England was granted in April 1999 and for the over 60s from April last year.
The National Museum of Scotland has already agreed to axe entry fees from April this year, while the National Museum and Gallery of Wales is negotiating with the National Assembly for Wales to drop prices to £1 in the future.
news.bbc.co.uk /hi/english/entertainment/newsid_1132000/1132161.stm   (417 words)

  
 123VOYAGE South England: Museums
Known as 'Britains Loudest Museum' perhaps ear plugs are the order of the day when visiting Fort Nelson.But it is well worth it to see the largest collection of artillery in the country, ranging from Tudor cannons to the 'infamous' Iraqi supergun.
Gosport museum situated in Gosport High St,, was originally a grammar school built in 1901, in the Art Nouveau style, featuring a marvellous frieze over the entrance, depicting people important to the history of Gosport.
The visit of the Royal Naval Museum culminates in the 'Battle of Trafalgar' room, where Admiral Nelson's life is retraced and where the Battle is re-created with very realistic and emotional sound and motion effects.
www.123voyage.com /sengland/tosee/museums.htm   (1187 words)

  
 Maritime Museums in Britain and Ireland - alphabetical main list
Museum is in the former Presbyterian ("Scots") Church.
A new museum of the Port of London & Docklands, in an 1803 stone 5 storey warehouse, opposite Canary Wharf.
The remains of a barge/boat lift are adjacent to the museum, being restored.
www.cus.cam.ac.uk /~mhe1000/marmus.htm   (7178 words)

  
 Museums in the six New England states
The New England Museum of Telephony, Ellsworth, Maine recounts the history of the telephone and its social significance from 1876 to 1983, when the nation's "big" phone company became a number of smaller, big companies.
The museum has recently been renovated and expanded to house and display its permanent collection with a primary emphasis on Asian art, 19th- and 20th-century European and American paintings and sculpture, Egyptian, Greek, and Roman art, Medieval sculpture, early Italian Renaissance paintings, and a collection of prints, drawings, and photographs.
The mission of the Charles River Museum of Industry is to be the leading center for exploration of the history of industry and technology and a place to study the dynamic process of innovation in order to encourage and inspire future innovation in America.
newenglandwow.com /museums.htm   (3524 words)

  
 Museums North West England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Museum displays examples of their work as well as recalling the 400 years when Norton Priory was home to the Brooke family.
The museum is in a former Spanish and Portuguese synagogue built in 1874.
The Museum embraces the long and colourful history of the 63rd and 96th Regiments of Foot, formed in the 18th Century, who became The Manchester Regiment in 1881.
www.funforall.co.uk /museums_north_west_england.htm   (6840 words)

  
 Museums — The Royal College of Surgeons of England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Museums — The Royal College of Surgeons of England
Guided tours of the museum can be booked for up to 30 people.
The museum and archive collections of The Royal College of Surgeons can now be searched via SurgiCat, our online catalogue.
www.rcseng.ac.uk /services/museums   (76 words)

  
 Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service: Home
GGS Creative Graphics in association with Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery is able to offer high quality canvas giclee prints of a selection of some of the museum's most important paintings.
The collections at Norwich Castle are one of 50 museums in England that are Designated as being of national importance.
The NMAS is the lead hub of the East of England Museum Hub and attracts additional government funding.
www.museums.norfolk.gov.uk   (474 words)

  
 Envisioning New England: Treasures from Community Art Museums
These institutions are members of the Consortium of New England Community Art Museums, a group founded in 1993 to broaden and increase the impact of the individual organizations by sharing resources and inviting collaboration.
William Truettner, Senior Curator at Smithsonian's National Museum of America Art and author of an essay in the exhibition catalogue, explains that "for most of the years this exhibition covers, many of the attributes of New England culture were thought to be those of the nation."
The exhibition was co-curated by Jack Becker, former curator of the Florence Griswold Museum, and Nancy Whipple Grinnell, curator of the Newport Art Museum.
www.tfaoi.com /aa/4aa/4aa481.htm   (903 words)

  
 Hit the Road and See New England's Historic Museums | Frommers.com
There are four themed, self-guided tours of the best of New England, allowing you to discover the charms of the area through some of the world's finest open-air museums.
The theme "Making a Life in New England" is the subject of "The New World Driving Tour," which goes to the Canterbury Shaker Village (Canterbury NH,www.shakers.org), Mystic Seaport, Old Sturbridge Village, Plimoth Plantation and Strawbery Banke.
Four of the eight museums are open year round (with Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year exceptions at some), the remaining opening from either April or May through either October or November.
www.frommers.com /articles/1203.html   (553 words)

  
 Hampshire MUSEUMS Service
Nineteen museums and sites across the county of Hampshire including Milestones living history museum in Basingstoke.
Caring for a wealth of collections representing Hampshire's archaeology, history, art and environment.
Page produced by the Museums and Archives, Recreation and Heritage.
www.hants.gov.uk /museum   (105 words)

  
 Museums in Northern Ireland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Museums in Northern Ireland is a link page for any museum in Northern Ireland.
See also: List of museums, Museums in the Republic of Ireland, Museums in England, Museums in Wales, Museums in Scotland
This page was last modified 19:07, 19 January 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Museums_in_Northern_Ireland   (87 words)

  
 Fine Arts Museums - New England Travel
The Museum´s three floors of galleries, which open onto a breathtaking interior courtyard with seasonal horticulture displays, feature more than 2,500 paintings, sculptures, tapestries and other objects spanning 30 centuries and many cultures.
The Newport Art Museum collects, preserves, exhibits and interprets historic and contemporary visual arts of the highest quality with an emphasis on the rich artistic heritage of Newport, the state of Rhode Island and southeastern New England.
The Museum is located in the beautiful Berkshire mountains of Stockbridge, Massachusetts, where Norman Rockwell spent the last 25 years of his life.
www.bellaonline.com /subjects/4460.asp   (237 words)

  
 CONNECTICUT MUSEUMS - NEW ENGLAND CAROUSEL MUSEUM - museum tours, birthday parties, meeting facilities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
A buffet dinner will be provided on the second floor of the Carousel Museum building with good food, great music and an autographed basketball as a special auction gift.
Carvers' competition, sales, carving supplies, demonstrations, exhibition, ongoing tours of the Museum and much more will be a part of the Museum's programming for this exciting annual event.
Admission to the Museum is half-price today: Adults $2.50, Seniors $2.25, Children 4-14 $1.50, Members and children under 4 are free.
www.thecarouselmuseum.com /events_calendar.html   (687 words)

  
 New England - Connecticut - Museums
The Museum, located in the historic station and rail yard in downtown Danbury, Connecticut, offers railroad history, rail excursion trips, a collection of railroad items including original and restored rolling stock, and opportunities for hands-on railroad work at "12 inches to the foot" scale.
Whether you have a fond interest in art, American History, woodcraft, or simply enjoy the excitement of the carousel, we have something special for you.
At any age, our guests can share in the enjoyment of a visit to the Carousel Museum.
www.ct2go.com /connecticut-new-england-museums.htm   (115 words)

  
 England : The Best Museums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The British Museum (London): When Sir Hans Sloane died in 1753, he bequeathed to England his vast collection of art and antiquities for only £20,000, forming the nucleus of a collection that would one day embrace everything from the Rosetta stone to the hotly contested Elgin marbles (Greece wants them back).
The American Museum (Claverton, 3km/2 miles east of Bath, Avon): Housed in a neoclassical country house, this collection presents 2 centuries of American life and styles -- including George Washington's mother's recipe for gingerbread.
National Museum of Wales (Cardiff): This museum, Wales's finest, presents the panorama of the history of this little country from prehistoric times until the present.
www.frommers.com /destinations/print-narrative.cfm?destID=221&catID=0221020809   (343 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | England | London | London museums benefit from £7m
The museums include the Museum of London, Geffrye Museum Trust, Horniman Museum and London's Transport Museum.
The money is part of a £100m package to revitalise museums in England.
The term 'non-national museum' refers to publicly funded museums, other than those directly funded by central government.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/england/london/4402631.stm   (185 words)

  
 New England Museum Association | About NEMA
For more than 75 years the New England Museum Association has been the only organization in New England serving museums of all sizes and the people who work for and with them.
These colleagues are elected by the general NEMA membership to serve on the NEMA Board, and are committed to serving fellow professionals in the New England region.
To support and further communication, ethical conduct and professional development among, by, and for New England's museums and their personnel and to promote museums in the region.
www.nemanet.org /abouthome.html   (246 words)

  
 Museums - New England Travel
The museum has award-winning exhibits and outstanding collections that include an original Concord coach, rare examples of early furniture, magnificent White Mountain landscape paintings, and the memorabilia of New Hampshire notables like Daniel Webster, John Stark, Franklin Pierce, Mary Baker Eddy, and Sarah Josepha Hale, to name just a few.
The Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium is northern New England´s premiere museum of natural history.
The Museum was founded in 1889 by St. Johnsbury industrialist Franklin Fairbanks.
www.bellaonline.org /subjects/131.asp   (494 words)

  
 UPNE | Envisioning New England
Envisioning New England explores the period from 1850 to 1950 and looks at both the role of American artists in New England and the origins of the member institutions of the Consortium of New England Community Art Museums, their shared histories, and how they reflect the arts of New England.
The Consortium is comprised of fourteen New England cultural institutions, renowned and lesser-known, in five states.
Envisioning New England presents these prized works, complemented by essays by Nancy Whipple Grinnell, Curator, Newport Art Museum; Jack Becker, Director, Cheekwood Museum of Art; and Stephanie Upton, Executive Director, Consortium of New England Community Art Museums.
www.dartmouth.edu /~upne/1-58465-380-9.html   (409 words)

  
 Museums - England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk, Museum of the History of Science, Oxford, England.
The Museum of the History of Science houses an unrivalled collection of historic scientific instruments in the world's oldest surviving purpose-built museum building, the Old Ashmolean on Broad Street, Oxford.
By virtue of the collection and the building, the Museum occupies a special position, both in the study of the history of science and in the development of western culture and collecting.
www.computinghistorymuseum.org /teaching/museum-england.htm   (204 words)

  
 Museums Association   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Museums Association is currently preparing its response to the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) consultation that will determine the HLF strategy from 2008-13.
The MA is currently inviting proposals for the 2006 conference from anyone working in the museums and heritage sector.
Become part of the largest network of UK heritage professionals for a full year and keep up to date with everything that is happening in the sector, as well as accessing a full range of jobs and career development opportunities...
www.museumsassociation.org   (196 words)

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