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Speelklok Museum

Speelklok Museum

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.

Het Scheepvaartmuseum

Het Scheepvaartmuseum

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.

Museo del Ejército

Museo del Ejército

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.

Archaeological Museum of Olympia

Archaeological Museum of Olympia

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.

London Transport Museum

London Transport Museum

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.

LACMA

LACMA

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. 

Museu do Azulejos

Museu do Azulejos

An amazing historical museum in Lisbon, Museu do Azulejos showcases the tradition of tile making in Portugal.

Reina Sophia

Reina Sophia

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Prado Museum

Prado Museum

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Molen De Adriaan

Molen De Adriaan

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 […]

Roman Baths

Roman Baths

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.

Hermitage Amsterdam

Hermitage Amsterdam

The Hermitage Amsterdam has no permanent collections, but rather hosts temporary changing exhibitions.