Archive of ‘Travel’ category

Yokohama Anpanman Children’s Museum & Mall

Happy Museum Monday! Today I have the last museum from our trip to Japan this past February to share with you, and it’s the Anpanman Museum in Yokohama. Who is Anpanman, I hear you ask? Well, the Japanese are known to make cute cartoon characters out of pretty much anything, so it won’t surprise you […] Read more…

A Tropical Rainforest at Biosphäre Potsdam

Happy Museum Monday! Today’s pick isn’t technically a museum, but it includes museum-like exhibits so I’m going to let it count. We visited the ‘Bisophäre Potsdam’ a couple years ago when we were living in Berlin. It’s located in the city of Potsdam, in the state of Brandenburg, which is right next door to Berlin. […] Read more…

Göteborgs Stadsmuseum with Kids

Happy Museum Monday! We’re heading back to Sweden with this week’s recommendation. Our trip to Gothenburg (or Göteborg, as it’s known in Sweden) a couple years ago is one of my favourite family holidays to date, and the host of family friendly museums in Gothenburg were a big part of that. I’ve previously shared our […] Read more…

On track at the U-Bahn Museum Berlin

Happy Museum Monday! Today we have a great family-friendly museum from our old stomping grounds in Berlin to share with you. Berlin has well over a hundred museums, so we very quite spoilt for choice, and as well as visiting all the popular museum attractions, we also liked to hunt down hidden gems and off […] Read more…

Exploring Japan’s History at Edo-Tokyo Museum

Happy Museum Monday! I’m back this week with yet another museum recommendation from Japan. If you are visiting Tokyo, then you are spoiled for choice with the many excellent museums on offer, but one museum I would say is a ‘must see’, is the Edo-Tokyo Museum. It showcases Tokyo’s history, life and culture from around […] Read more…

Discovering the Magic of Tokyo’s Ghibli Museum

Happy Museum Monday! This week I have another great museum from our recent trip to Japan to share with you. If you love Studio Ghibli movies, then you will love this museum! Though the museum explicitly states that it is not just intended for the benefit of people who are already fans of Studio Ghibli. […] Read more…

Top 10 Tips for Visiting Museums with Kids

Happy Museum Monday! Did you know that International Museum Day is coming up later this week on 18th May? As both a mother and as someone who has worked in museums for many years, I am a great believer in taking children to museums from an early age. Both my boys saw the inside of […] Read more…

Museum Explorers #4

Happy Museum Monday! We’re back with another interview, in my new series where families share their favourite museums with you! This month, we have Jo from A Rose Tinted World. 1. Why don’t you start by telling us a bit about yourself and your family? I’m Jo, a 47-year-old mum to a 3-year-old little girl, E. I live […] Read more…

Washington DC’s National Building Museum with Kids

Happy Museum Monday everyone! We’re back this week with another great kid-friendly museum to share with you. I have been lucky enough to spend a significant amount of time in Washington, D.C. (including two long summers as an intern at the Smithsonian Institution), and one museum there that I grew very fond of is the […] Read more…

The Cutting Edge of Museums. Literally.

Happy Museum Monday everyone! This week, I have another curiosity from our travels around the world’s museums to share with you – the <Deutsches Klingenmuseum> which literally translates as the German Blade Museum. The Blade Museum is located in Solingen, famous as the ‘town of blades’ for hundreds of years, with blades for swords and […] Read more…

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