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Step inside the first house designed by Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí, considered to be one of the first Art Nouveau buildings.
Added by Michael Inscoe
Hospital de los Venerables
This former charity hospital for elderly clergy houses some of Seville’s most treasured paintings.
Added by Suzanne B
The Long Ethical Arc of Displaying Human Remains
A look at why museums exhibit Egyptian mummies, but not Native American bones.
November 16, 2017
A Cold-War Museum Gets the Perfect New Home—an Empty Cold-War Armory
Culver City's Wende Museum is moving into what was once a secret military site.
November 16, 2017
Found: The Last Piece of a Jigsaw Masterpiece by René Magritte
The fourth and final part of a painting hidden under other paintings ends an 80-year mystery.
November 15, 2017
Pawling, New York
Akin Free Library
The attic and basement house two museums stuffed with oddities like swallowed spoon handles and a shrunken head.
Added by jonatales
Balthild Seal Matrix
This unusual 7th-century Frankish seal offers more questions than answers about its past.
Added by Jaszmina Szendrey
Saint Petersburg, Russia
F. M. Dostoyevsky Literary Memorial Museum
An ever-growing literary collection housed in the apartment where the Russian author penned his final novel.
Added by Bookhistorian
Sheldon Peck Homestead
Escaped slaves passed through the oldest house in Lombard, Illinois on their northbound journey to freedom.
Added by Amy Weber
One of America's Largest Collections of Memento Mori Is for Sale
Once held at the Museum of Mourning Art, more than 150 pieces will go to auction.
November 14, 2017
National Cookie Cutter Historical Museum
A small museum dedicated to the whimsical tool that turns sugar cookies into works of art.
Added by Kerry Wolfe
Inside Connecticut's Secret Museum of Retro-Future Oddities
Robots, rockets, and UFOs are all hiding in a quaint New England barn.
November 13, 2017
Why Can't People Stop Touching Museum Exhibits?
After years of watching, one researcher thinks she's got the answer.
November 10, 2017
Edison, New Jersey
World’s Largest Light Bulb
A giant light 13 feet high shines near Thomas Edison's old lab.
Added by lewblank
The Chopin Centre in Szafarnia
The manor house where the Polish composer spent childhood summer holidays is now a museum and concert hall.
Added by kszparaga
Find out what it sounds like when doves cry at Prince's recording studio estate turned museum.
Added by Ashawnta
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Red Terror Martyrs' Memorial Museum
A powerful tribute to the victims who suffered under Ethiopia's most devastating regime.
Added by Andrasta
Found: A Grasshopper Embedded in a Van Gogh
One of the perils of painting outdoors.
November 08, 2017
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