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Collections of artifacts and other objects of artistic, cultural, historical, or scientific importance around the world.

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Andersen Museum (001)
Andersen Museum (001)

Andersen Museum

Coordinates: 41° 54′ 51″ N, 12° 28′ 22″ E

Andersen was born in Bergen, Norway in 1872, and immigrated as an infant with his family to Newport, Rhode Island the following year. As a young man in Newport, Andersen began his work as a sculptor and learned to mingle among the… [Read more]

Aviation Museum Schleißheim (1)
Aviation Museum Schleißheim (1)

Aviation Museum Schleißheim

Coordinates: 48° 14′ 46″ N, 11° 33′ 26″ E

The Flugwerft Schleißheim is an aviation museum located in the German town of Oberschleißheim near Munich, it forms part of the Deutsches Museum collection and complements the aviation exhibits on display at the main site. The museum… [Read more]

Canova Tadolini Workshop (1)
Canova Tadolini Workshop (1)

Canova Tadolini Workshop

Coordinates: 41° 54′ 28″ N, 12° 28′ 47″ E

In January 1818, at the height of his European fame, Antonio Canova signed a contract for a property destined for the practice of sculpture. This was to favour his favourite pupil, the promising Adamo Tadolini. The housings, located on… [Read more]

Palazzo dei Conservatori (1)
Palazzo dei Conservatori (1)

Capitoline Museums

Coordinates: 41° 53′ 36″ N, 12° 28′ 59″ E

The Capitoline Museums (Italian Musei Capitolini) are a group of art and archaeological museums in Piazza del Campidoglio, on top of the Capitoline Hill in Rome, Italy. The museums are contained in three palazzi surrounding a central… [Read more]

Enkhuizen (1)
Enkhuizen (1)

Enkhuizen

Coordinates: 52° 42′ 30″ N, 5° 17′ 58″ E

Enkhuizen, in the region of West-Frisia, was one of the harbour-towns of the VOC, just like Hoorn and Amsterdam, from where overseas trade with the East Indies was conducted. It received city rights in 1355. In the mid-17th century, [Read more]

Glyptothek (Munich) (1)
Glyptothek (Munich) (1)

Glyptothek (Munich)

Coordinates: 48° 8′ 46″ N, 11° 33′ 56″ E

The Glyptothek is a museum in Munich, Germany, which was commissioned by the Bavarian King Ludwig I to house his collection of Greek and Roman sculptures. It was designed by Leo von Klenze in the neoclassical style, and built from 1816… [Read more]

Groningen (1)
Groningen (1)

Groningen

Coordinates: 53° 12′ 44″ N, 6° 33′ 56″ E

Groningen is the capital city of the province of Groningen in the Netherlands. With a population of around 188,000, it is by far the largest city in the north of the Netherlands. Groningen is a university city, inhabited on average by… [Read more]

Haarlem (1)
Haarlem (1)

Haarlem

Coordinates: 52° 23′ 1″ N, 4° 38′ 31″ E

Haarlem, in the past usually Harlem in English, is the capital of the province of North Holland, the northern half of Holland, which at one time was the most powerful of the seven provinces of the Netherlands. Haarlem lies in the… [Read more]

City of Automobile, Schlumpf Collection (Mulhouse) (1)
City of Automobile, Schlumpf Collection (Mulhouse) (1)

Mulhouse

Coordinates: 47° 45′ 40″ N, 7° 19′ 45″ E

Mulhouse is the chief city of an arrondissement of the Haut-Rhin department. Although the city is by far the most populous in Haut-Rhin, its capital is Colmar. Two rivers run through Mulhouse, the Doller and the Ill, both tributaries of the Rhine.

Staatliches Museum Ägyptischer Kunst (Munich) (1)
Staatliches Museum Ägyptischer Kunst (Munich) (1)

Staatliches Museum Ägyptischer Kunst (Munich)

Coordinates: 48° 8′ 50″ N, 11° 34′ 7″ E

The State Museum of Egyptian Art (Staatliche Museum Ägyptischer Kunst) in Munich is the most important in Germany after the collections in Berlin (Egyptian Museum) and in Hildesheim (Roemer and Pelizaeus Museum). It displays exhibits… [Read more]

Museo Aeronautica (1)
Museo Aeronautica (1)

Vigna di Valle

Coordinates: 42° 5′ 7″ N, 12° 13′ 6″ E

The Italian Air Force (Aeronautica Militare) is the air force of the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana). It has held a prominent role in modern Italian military history and its Aerobatic display team is the Frecce Tricolori.

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