Museums of the World

Museums of the World

  • Cairo Museum EgyptCairo Museum Egypt
    The Egyptian Museum in Cairo is one of the most fantastic museums worldwide. It is a large building where they display the treasures of ancient Egyptian history, giving us the wonderful evidence of mental ability and artistic skill of the ancient Egyptian Man. In fact, before the arrival of the French campaign, led by the famous general Napoleon Bonaparte to Egypt in 1798, the ancient history of Egypt for centuries was almost unknown and full of a lot of confusion and ambiguity. The French expedition brought more than 165 scholars and scientists in all specialties to study all aspects of Egyptian life, geography, zoology, geology, history, religion, traditions, laws etc. Those scientists showed great desire and enthusiasm to study the ...
  • Cairo Museum in EgyptCairo Museum in Egypt
    A must-see in Cairo  “Egypt”, is undoubtedly the Egyptian Museum, is required at least one day to see the entire collection of objects of the Pharaonic era, it houses the largest collection of objects Pharaonic times. The museum is located north of Midan Tahrir in Tahrir Square, once you arrive at the entrance to force you to leave cameras and phones, it is forbidden to take pictures inside. The museum is impressively large and part of the entrance is a sitting area so you can spend some time sitting in the sun and also shops to buy souvenirs, books, coins .. At the entrance of the museum you find a lot of guides that you can hire for 30 €, eye many ...
  • Centre Georges Pompidou in ParisCentre Georges Pompidou in Paris
    The world famous French Zinedine Zidane headbutt Italy’s Marco Materazzi in the final of the football World Campenato of 2019 held in Germany has inspired a giant sculpture of the artist Adel Abdessemed, temporarily located in front of the Paris Museum of Modern Art Centre George Pompidou.  In the last minutes of the 2019 World Cup final at the Olympiastadion in Berlin (Germany), Zidane gave a powerful header into the chest of Italian Materazzi , who had just verbally provoke a series of tricks. The Frenchman was sent off for this, on the day that he was retiring from football. Above, world champion Italy was to win in the shootout. The title of the sculpture is “Heading” (2012). This is a bronze ...
  • Glass MuseumsGlass Museums
    The History of the Chandelier Meaning ‘candle holder’, the word chandelier originates from the French word ‘chandelle’ (a fixture attached to the ceiling).  The Chandelier is the most stylish and beautiful form of lighting in the world, making a statement in any room. The earliest chandelier dates back to over 1000 years ago, to medieval times. Then, chandeliers were generally made of wood, with candles placed on spikes set around them – a far cry from the stunning glass and crystal creations we know and love today.  Wooden lighting fixtures and exposed flames would send the health and safety conscious of us completely mad! Gradually, rich Europeans re-designed the chandelier and by the early 1900’s crystal chandeliers with candles were all the rage. ...
  • Guggenheim Museum New yorkGuggenheim Museum New york
    The Guggenheim Museum is located between Fifth Avenue and 89th Street, east of Central Park, and is best known in the “Big Apple” as the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. The driver of the Guggenheim Museum Solomon R. was Guggenheim, which names the museum, who was a Swiss-born Jewish billionaire who, after meeting in 1927 to Baroness Hilla Rebay von Ehrenwiesen, was completely infected by his passion for abstract art. This led him to gradually acquire works throughout the world, to be the largest collection in the United States, which they called Non-Objective. To promote his collection created the Foundation Solomon R. Guggenheim and the Museum of Non-Objective Painting on Calle 54. But this place was not big enough, so in 1943 he ...
  • Louvre Museum in ParisLouvre Museum in Paris
    Opened in the late eighteenth century, the Louvre Museum is the largest museum in France and the most visited in the world . Currently receives over eight million visitors each year. Formed from the collections of the French monarchy and the plundering carried out during the Napoleonic Empire, the Louvre Museum opened in 1793 showing a new model of museum, which passed from the hands of the ruling classes to the enjoyment of the general public .  Building architecture The Louvre Museum is housed in the Louvre Palace , a XII century fortress was enlarged and renovated several times. Before it became a museum, some monarchs Charles V and Philip II used the palace as a royal residence in which accumulated their art ...
  • Luxor Museum EgyptLuxor Museum Egypt
    The Luxor Museum, located near the Nile River, in the city centre of Luxor (Egypt) account for a few weeks with a new coffin of great historical interest. This piece was discovered two years ago by members of Djehuty Project, involving different experts from the University of Seville and other researchers from all over Spain. The casket is a singular piece Iqer the time to which is attached, the beginning of the Middle Kingdom, a hectic time in the history of Egypt, with the country emerging from one of the deepest crises in its history. His style is also very unique: a band of decoration presents a rustic features hieroglyphic text, which we might describe as “naive”. The coloring is otherwise ...
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art New YorkMetropolitan Museum of Art New York
    (Metropolitan Museum of Art, or just Met) is the second most visited museum in the world behind the Louvre Museum in Paris . The museum was opened in February 1872 when Robert Lee Jenkins donated his private collection. Since then he has been increasing his collection to the over two million objects . The most important objects are the Metropolitan Museum treasures of classical culture and the paintings of artists such as Monet, Cezanne or Rembrandt . Among the more unusual exhibits is the Egyptian area, which is exposed beautifully reconstructed Temple of Dendur . This temple was a gift from Egypt for help in saving Abu Simbel . Although the Metropolitan Museum is our favorite art museum in New York, sometimes do not ...
  • Museo del Prado in MadridMuseo del Prado in Madrid
    The Museo del Prado is not only an essential references of Spanish culture is nurtured and excellent representation of human artistic production. The Centro Virtual Cervantes comes from this section, funds that houses the gallery Madrid, through various thematic selections of his painting. Information about the Prado Located in the city center of Madrid, the Prado Museum in itself, since 1819, the core of a broad artistic scope, covering the works of masters from around the world. The museum is divided into two sites very close to each other: the Villanueva Building (the most representative), located in the Paseo del Prado, and the Cason del Buen Retiro. In October 2019 we opened an extension of the museum that features the cloister of ...
  • Museum of Modern Art in New YorkMuseum of Modern Art in New York
    Opened in 1929, MoMA, Museum of Modern Art in New York, has become its own right in the museum of modern art in the world . Some of the most important works on display at the Moma are: Starry Night by Van Gogh, Les Demoiselles d’Avignon by Picasso, The Persistence of Memory by Dali and Miro Dutch Interior . MOMA is a museum big enough and, if you cross it entirely, it will take at least two hours to visit quickly . If you have little time and do not be passionate about modern art, the plants that are worthwhile are the fourth and fifth , where some of the most famous paintings in history. Advance tickets To visit the museum without queuing, the ...
  • National Museum of the US ArmyNational Museum of the US Army
    Long Time Waiting, But the National Museum Of The United States Army Is Almost Here The United States if full of museums and memorials for those who have served in the Armed Forces. From the Vietnam Memorial to the U.S. Army Museum of Hawaii, you can find just about anything which memorializes specific conflicts or time periods of U.S. history. Until now, there has not been anything that completely memorializes the entire history of specific branch of government. Scheduled to open in 2015, the National Museum of the United States Army is set to change that. “I have been to monument dedications throughout the United States, but this is one that I believe I have looked forward to the most, “ said ...
  • Orsay Museum in ParisOrsay Museum in Paris
    Paris Orsay Museum formerly train station and luxury hotel, the Orsay Museum is today one of the most visited museums in France. Almost opposite the Louvre Museum , across the Seine, a large structure of 188 meters long by 75 meters wide and 32 meters high is imposed by the dock: The Orsay Museum . One of the museums ‘new’ in France and yet it is the third most visited, with over 2.5 million visitors per year. A special feature is that it was housed in the former railway station of the city. Back in 1600, the area was a large garden belonging to Queen Margaret of Valois , wife of Henry IV divorced. When she died, the space was sold ...
  • The Art Institute of ChicagoThe Art Institute of Chicago
    The Art Institute of Chicago is hands down sure to be a highlight of the trip for any person to the bustling city of blues and thick pizza. The Art Institute of Chicago has a reputation as one of the destinations in the United States premiere of art, a reputation with travelers that art enthusiasts simply must agree. The famous museum is full of art from 5,000 years ago. Besides finery inside, the building exhibits a distinctive touch of Chicago by the elegance and architectural beauty, becoming a work of art in itself. Although it began as a combination of school-museum, currently the 1893 building is only as a place to display beautiful pieces, attractive and great art. The Art Institute ...
  • The British MuseumThe British Museum
    Introduction The British Museum is a must for anyone visiting the city and has a minimal concern for history, archeology and art. Best antique objects are exposed is this great museum. Description In stylish Russell Street , is one of the most famous museums in the world, thanks to its impressive collection of archaeological fruit of long domination and expansion of the British Empire and plundering in five continents .In any case, this looting has served us to see at a single point and a free countless historical treasures. The museum was founded in 1753 thanks to the collection of Sir Hans Sloane . The most famous objects are the Rosetta Stone , sculptures from the Parthenon , the English medieval remains found at Sutton Hoo ...
  • The Getty Center in MalibuThe Getty Center in Malibu
    The Getty Center is located at 1200 Getty Center Drive the Avenue (Getty Center) of the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles, California (USA). The Getty Center is located in Los Angeles (USA), is a kind of campus meets the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Getty Foundation, Research Institute, Conservation Institute and the Getty Trust. The Getty Center is a private foundation dedicated to the arts and humanities. It has an important collection of European and American art. Develop a large number of exhibitions, cultural and educational activities around their pieces. The origin of the institution dates back to 1953 when J. Paul Getty set Malibu home of a small museum of Greek and Roman antiquities, French furniture s. XVIII and European painting. The ...
  • The Kunsthistorisches Museum ViennaThe Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna
    Every visitor of Vienna that has a little curious and attracted to know a little town, definitely will go to one of the many art museums that the capital of Austria has to offer. The Art Museum of Vienna, Kunsthistorisches Museum or clearly leading the way, in line with the Hermitage in St. Petersburg, the Uffizi in Florence, the Museo del Prado in Madrid, the Louvre in Paris and the Pinakothek in Munich . This great museum of Vienna is among the best art museums in Europe . The KHM (Kunsthistorisches Museum abbreviation), contains what used to be the result of many generations obsession with art Habsburg. The Habsburgs collected artworks like crazy and spread that passion among high-ranking nobles of his ...
  • The National Gallery in LondonThe National Gallery in London
    The National Gallery explores the mystery of the face in the painting throughout history. LONDON . – The mystery of the faces and how it was captured by artists throughout history is the subject of an exhibition that opens this Thursday the National Gallery, with paintings by masters such as Goya, Rembrandt, and Hogarth . ‘Making Faces’ is the third exhibition in a series of four devoted to specific aspects of painting, such as light and the idea of ​​paradise (‘ Light ‘and’ Paradise ‘, inaugurated in 2003) and still life (‘ The Stuff of Life ‘), to be presented next year. The exposure of faces, which contains 27 works from the National Gallery’s own museums and the English cities of Bristol and ...
  • The Tate Modern in LondonThe Tate Modern in London
    A new exhibition at the Tate Modern in London explores the relationship of the Norwegian painter Edvard Munch in film and photography, which reveals an unknown facet of the artist as a lover of new technologies. Edvard Munch: The Modern Eye , organized in collaboration with the Centre Pompidou in Paris and the Munch Museum in Oslo, breaks the image of Munch as an artist rooted in the nineteenth century and places it squarely in the twentieth, in full modernity. Thus, the sample, which includes sixty paintings and fifty photographs taken by the artist, as well as some films, focuses on his work, on the last century, when he experimented with new ways of capturing the image. “The techniques of cinema and photography ...
  • The Vatican MuseumsThe Vatican Museums
    The origins of these museums can be traced back to 1503 , the year that the newly appointed Pope Julius II donated his private collection. Since then both individuals and other families have been growing potatoes museum collection to make it one of the largest in the world . Currently the Vatican Museums are more than 4 million visitors a year , but certainly one of the reasons for this is that they are the gateway to the Sistine Chapel . What’s inside museums? Museo Pio – Clementino : Created by Popes Clement XIV and Pius VI, the museum brings together the most important Greek works of the Vatican. Apartment Pius V : Work of Pope Pius V, Flemish tapestries meets the fifteenth and ...

News:  Archaeological municipal museums publish their brochures in Braille

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The Archaeological Park-Natural La Campa Torres, Roman Baths Campo Valdés and the Roman Villa of Veranes already have their brochures in Braille.

Gijón archaeological museums have published brochures in Braille museum-Natural Archaeological Park of La Campa Torres, Roman Baths and the Campo Valdés Veranes Roman Villa. This action is part of a line of actions that are to be carried out in collaboration with the Provincial Delegation of ONCE in Asturias, in order to improve accessibility for people with low vision and blind.

The brochures have been transcribed by the department ONCE documentary adaptation in collaboration with the library Manuel Fernandez Miranda de Gijón Archaeological Museum.

Braille is a script coded in relief of the Latin alphabet, is divided into two rows of dots. Different combinations of these two rows represent each alphabet character.

Museums Coming Soon:

Egyptian Museum in Cairo
Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York
The Uffizi Gallery in Florence
Natural History Museum of Vienna
The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam
The National Gallery in Washington
Glass Museums
Luxor Museum Egypt
Metropolitan Museum of Art New York
National Museum of the US Army
The Art Institute of Chicago