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In Search of Stories

The Dime Museum in Baltimore closed awhile back. I hated to say good-bye to this unique bit of American history. Set in an old townhouse in Baltimore, the Dime Museum sought to replicate the dime museums that flourished in the 19th and early 20th century. 517 more words

On Writing

17 The Tenement Museum

On December 5th, I was lucky enough to score two tickets to the Lower East Side Tenement Museum’s Snapshot Tour. 259 more words

NYC

Best Museum in Florence: the BARGELLO! Or... is it second best?

If I had one morning in Florence, and I wanted to choose only one museum to visit, I would almost certainly choose the Bargello. It would have to be a morning though because the Bargello keeps confusing hours and isn’t typically open in the afternoon. 376 more words

Travel

Sand Museum, Mysore

I took a crazy trip a few days back – 6 days, 4 airports and 72 hours on the road.In the middle of this trip I stopped at Mysore. 107 more words

Art

Time To Pack Up My Desk

Happy December all! As the excitement for Christmas ramps up in the Castle for most, things are slowing down for us trainees. Come early January, our contracts will end and we will each go our separate ways. 843 more words

Norfolk

33 Visit a Museum

I like visiting museums, but I don’t like crowds. It detracts from the experience if you have to queue to see a Rembrandt, or can only glimpse a Monet between the shoulders of other people. 310 more words

Fun

Thing to do: Madrid Railway Museum - 30th anniversary @M_Ferrocarril

The Madrid Railway Museum (Museo del Ferrocarril) opened in 1984. It is located in the former station of ‘Delicias’, which was inaugurated in 1880. Today it is celebrating its 30th anniversary!!! 288 more words

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