What is a “speelklok”? It’s a Dutch word that refers to a clock that plays music, like a grandfather clock. But this museum in Utrecht has so much more. The collection of dance hall organs and street organs is something to behold at the Speelklok museum.
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The Dutch are well known for their history as seafaring traders. The Scheepvaartmuseum is full of artifacts from this history. Check out the displays of wooden boat models and the paintings of ships and the sea. The museum also has interactive exhibits.
The Museo del Ejército is an interesting museum housed in the Alcazar in Toledo, Spain. It has exhibits about Spain’s military history and the building itself is stunning.
I found the items in the museum fascinating, from striking marble and terracotta statues to small pots used to carry olive oil for coating the Olympians’ naked bodies.
Learn about the history of transportation in the city of London at this fascinating museum. See how people used to be carried through the streets in litters or in horse drawn carriages.
Los Angeles County Museum of Art has long been an institution that brings innovative and stunning art to the city of LA. The museum itself is made up of several different sections that highlight art from ancient times to the present day. You’ll find pre-Columbian works, Picasso paintings and photographs by Ansel Adams.
An amazing historical museum in Lisbon, Museu do Azulejos showcases the tradition of tile making in Portugal.
The large Adriaan windmill sits on the bank of the river Spaarne. You can see the mill from the opposite side of the river or visit it and have a guided tour of the structure. If you have never visited a windmill before it is definitely worth […]
These baths were used for daily hygiene which was extremely important to the ancient Romans. But it was also the site of religious rituals. Visit this museum to learn all about the healing waters of the Roman baths in this English town.