Posts Tagged ‘Museum Diary’

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…

Museum Activity Books

It’s International Museum Day tomorrow, and after sharing our Top 50 Museum Themed Picture Books last year, I’m back this year with five more museum related books. This time, I’m sharing five different activity books that involve stickers, puzzles, drawing and colouring, all to make museums more fun. Hopefully one of them will appeal to you: […] Read more…

Museum Memories Day 2019

As I mentioned in my Museum Monday post earlier this week, it’s International Museum Day on 18th May. Since 2011, every year in the lead up to International Museum Day, I have been running an online event called <Museum Memories Day> asking people to share their most memorable museum moments on Twitter. In its first […] 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…

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…

Let’s Create a Kids Art Museum Together!

Happy Museum Monday! Today I have something a little different for you. It’s actually a project I meant to launch at the beginning of the year, but due to our unexpected trip to Japan which we had to organise at fairly short notice, it all got postponed a little. So, I started digitising my boys’ […] Read more…

Follow the Money at Museum on the Mound

Happy Museum Monday everyone! I’ve been getting quite a few questions about the Museum on the Mound in Edinburgh, after featuring it in my <24 Hours in Edinburgh> guide last week, so I thought I’d do another dedicated Museum Monday post about it with a more in-depth review. I have to start by saying, that […] Read more…

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