Tag: museums

Mar 24, 2014

St. Louis’s Epic MonstroCity

St. Louis’s Epic MonstroCity

Photograph by Patrick Giblin Opened in 1998, City Museum consists largely of repurposed architectural and industrial objects and is housed in the former International Shoe building in the Washington Avenue Loft District of St. Louis, Missouri, United States. In front of the building is MonstroCity, opened in 2002 it’s an interactive sculpture/playground featuring: two…

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Apr 15, 2013

Poland’s Underground Salt Cathedral

Poland’s Underground Salt Cathedral

Located 135 meters (443 ft) underground is the famous Wieliczka Salt Mine in southern Poland. Entered into the UNESCO First World Heritage List in 1978, it was also proclaimed a Historical Monument by the President of the Republic of Poland in 1994. The mine is located in the town of Wieliczka and is within…

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Mar 17, 2013

Picture of the Day: Up and Down the Spiral

Picture of the Day: Up and Down the Spiral

UP AND DOWN THE SPIRAL © User:Colin / Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY-SA-3.0 © User:Colin / Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY-SA-3.0 Shown here is the famous double spiral staircase at the Vatican Museums in Viale Vaticano in Rome, inside the Vatican City. The stairs were designed by architect and engineer Giuseppe Momo in…

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Sep 30, 2012

Picture of the Day: Entrance to the Natural History Museum in London

Picture of the Day: Entrance to the Natural History Museum in London

Entrance to the Red Zone at the Natural History Museum Photograph by Elia Locardi on Google+ | blamethemonkey.com In this beautiful capture by Elia Locardi, we see the awesome entranceway to the Red Zone at the Natural History Museum in London, England. Locardi is fairly prolific on Google+ with over 569,000…

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Nov 9, 2011

Picture of the Day: Tyrannosaurus Sex

Picture of the Day: Tyrannosaurus Sex

TYRANNOSAURUS SEX Photograph by MARIO MODESTO You thought that was a typo didn’t you? But oh no, the headline is correct and this exhibit is very real. You can see it for yourself at the Jurassic Museum of Asturias in Spain. And in case the skeletons cast in a mating position weren’t…

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