Museums

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Staatliches Museum Ägyptischer Kunst (Munich) (184) Sarcophagus Mask of Sit Djehuty
Staatliches Museum Ägyptischer Kunst (Munich) (184)Sarcophagus Mask of Sit Djehuty

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

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Andersen Museum

Andersen Museum (001)
Andersen Museum (001)
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 city’s wealthy…

Aula Ottagona

Aula Ottagona (1)
Aula Ottagona (1)
41° 54′ 14″ N, 12° 29′ 45″ E

The Aula Ottagona is part of Diocletian’s Baths and used to be called the Hall of Minerva. Probably designed originally to provide a concourse area, it is octagonal in shape with four semi-circular niches in the corners.

Canova Tadolini Workshop

Canova Tadolini Workshop (1)
Canova Tadolini Workshop (1)
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 the corner…

Capitoline Museums

Palazzo dei Conservatori (1)
Palazzo dei Conservatori (1)
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 trapezoidal…

Enkhuizen

Enkhuizen (1)
Enkhuizen (1)
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, Enkhuizen was…

Glyptothek (Munich)

Glyptothek (Munich) (1)
Glyptothek (Munich) (1)
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 to 1830.…

Groningen

Groningen (1)
Groningen (1)
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 about 50,000…

Haarlem

Haarlem (1)
Haarlem (1)
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 northern part of…

Mulhouse

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

Vigna di Valle

Museo Aeronautica (1)
Museo Aeronautica (1)
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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