Tagged: Museum

Pristina Ethnographic Museum

During my brief stay in Pristina I visited the Ethnographic Museum. It’s small – just a couple old houses, but tries to give a glimpse into the local culture and family unit prior to global influences arrived. It’s hidden in the back streets but not far from other major sights and...

National Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Sarajevo

Sarajevo holds a lot to see with history just emanating from everything, you can just explore around the city that at times is like a living museum. So you have high hopes for the national museum. But like so much in this part of the world, politics and old divisions hold things down. I was told...

Museum Catharijneconvent in Utrecht

Utrecht is home to several good museums, owning to its long history. The St. Catherine’s Convent Museum (Museum Catharijneconvent) exhibits a history of religious art with some spectacular pieces. I had a free visit to use up so visited this morning. Although they were only partially opened, with renovations and a new...

Netherlands Open Air Museum

Museums are often closed in, stuffy experiences and that’s what makes open-air museums great. The museum lies out in the eastern periphery of the Netherlands, just to the north of the town of Arnhem which is less than 20 km from the German border. It’s a small country after all. The museum has...

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

With only a few hours in Wellington I decided to visit arguably its main tourist attraction, the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. Entry is free and the museum has several floors with exploration spaces aimed more at a younger audience and more traditional exhibits.