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* The Museum voor Communicatie ( formerly the " PTT Museum ") is the national postal museum and houses interactive exhibits as well as one of the country ’ s best collections of stamps.
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It is currently on display in The Louvre, with exact replicas in the Oriental Institute in the University of Chicago, the library of the Theological University of the Reformed Churches ( Dutch: Theologische Universiteit Kampen voor de Gereformeerde Kerken ) in The Netherlands and the Pergamon Museum of Berlin.
Important museums in Ghent are the Museum voor Schone Kunsten ( Museum of Fine Arts ), with paintings by Hieronymus Bosch, Peter Paul Rubens, and many Flemish masters ; the SMAK or Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst ( City Museum for Contemporary Art ), with works of the 20th century, including Joseph Beuys and Andy Warhol ; and the Design Museum with masterpieces of Victor Horta and Le Corbusier.
The Museum voor Industriële Archeologie en Textiel or MIAT displays the industrial strength of Ghent with recreations of workshops and stores from the 1800s and original spinning and weaving machines that remain from the time when the building was a weaving mill.
* In the Mu. Zee ( a new museum after the fusion of the Provinciaal Museum voor de Moderne Kunst-Aan-Zee and the " Museum voor Schone Kunsten "), the museum of modern art from the 1830s to the present, you can view works of noted local painters such as James Ensor, Leon Spilliaert, Constant Permeke and the revolutionary post-war Belgian COBRA movement amongst others.
* " Christ Surrounded by Musician Angels " ( 1480s ), Oil on wood, 164 × 212 cm, Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Antwerp
While a student, he taught anatomy at both of the brand new ( founded 1880 ) art schools housed at the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam ( Amsterdam State Museum ) the Rijksschool voor Kunstnijverheid ( State School for Applied Arts ) and the Rijksnormaalschool voor Teekenonderweizers ( State Normal School for Drawing Instructors ).
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Al Capp, an inductee into the National Cartoon Museum ( formerly the International Museum of Cartoon Art ), is one of only 31 artists selected to their Hall of Fame.
Its Oceanographic Museum, formerly directed by Jacques-Yves Cousteau, is one of the most renowned institutions of its kind in the world.
The Strategic Air and Space Museum, formerly the SAC Museum, was located adjacent to Offutt AFB till moved to its site off of I-80 between Omaha and Lincoln, preserves SAC's heritage in a fashion open to public view.
The Violette Szabo GC Museum is located in the cottage in Wormelow Tump, Herefordshire, that Violette's English cousins formerly owned, and that Violette would visit before the war to enjoy walks in the surrounding hills.
When he was concerned with his health, he placed his studio and the contents with the Norman Rockwell Museum, which was formerly known as the Stockbridge Historical society and even more formerly known as the Old Corner house, in a trust.
* Patton Hall, military hangar at the Saumur Armour Museum on loan from the French Armoured Corps and Cavalry School, Saumur, France, formerly used as a tank-restoration hall.
The Monmouth Museum, formerly the Nelson Museum, is home to one of the largest collections of Nelson material, bequeathed to the town by Lady Llangattock, mother of Charles Rolls.
The Audiorama, the Swiss National Audiovisual Museum, Crêtes Castle, Châtelard Castle, the Train Station, the Hôtel Montreux-Palace, the Ile and Villa Salagnon, the Marché couvert, the Palace-Hôtel, the Territet which was formerly the Grand-Hôtel / the Hôtel des Alpes, and the Villa Karma are listed as Swiss heritage site of national significance.
* Paley Center for Media ( formerly The Museum of Television & Radio ), New York City, New York ( 1991 )
* The Paley Center for Media, formerly The Museum of Television & Radio, Beverly Hills, California, 1996
Michael was formerly the director of the Boston Children's Museum and since retired from the museum profession.
Other features of the city include the Uganda Museum, Ugandan National Theatre, Nakasero Market and St. Balikuddembe Market ( formerly Owino Market ).
The Science Museum Oklahoma ( formerly Kirkpatrick Science and Air Space Museum at Omniplex ) houses exhibits on science, aviation, and an IMAX theater.
Pre-1937 buildings that survive include: Dambadarjaalin monastery in Sukhbaatar District ( 1765 ), Dashchoilin monastery's large yurt chapels ( built in 1778 ), Gandan monastery's golden-roofed Gandantegchinlen temple also called the Tsogchin dugan ( 1838 ), Vajradhara temple ( 1841 ), Zuu temple ( 1869 ), Didan Laviran temple ( 19th century ), the restored Russian Consulate building ( 1863 ), Erdem Itgemjit temple ( 1893 ) at the Bogd Khan's Winter Palace, rest of the buildings at the same Palace ( 1893 – 1906 ), the Museum of Ulaanbaatar's History which was formerly the private residence of the rich Buryat merchant Tsogt Badamjav ( 1904 ), Zanabazar's Art Museum building which was formerly called the Ondor Khorshoo ( 1905 ), the two-storey brick headquarters of the mining company " Mongolore " ( 1905 ), the tall Megjid Janraisig temple ( 1913 – 1914 ), the residence of Chin Wang Khanddorj, a prominent noble and politician in the early years of Mongolia's independence ( 1913 ), the first telephone building where Russian Orthodox choir singers stayed ( 1914 ), Marshal Zhukov Museum etc.
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* 1964 – A collection of irreplaceable gems, including the 565 carat ( 113 g ) Star of India, is stolen by a group of thieves ( among them is " Murph the surf ") from the American Museum of Natural History in New York City.
For eight years Nuevo León was abandoned and uninhabited, until a third expedition of thirteen families led by Diego de Montemayor founded Ciudad Metropolitana de Nuestra Señora de Monterrey (" Metropolitan City of Our Lady of Monterrey ") on September 20, 1596, next to a water spring called Ojos de Agua de Santa Lucia, where the Museum of Mexican History and Santa Lucía Riverwalk are now located.
The German Museum of Technology Deutsches Technikmuseum Berlin (" German Museum of Technology ") was founded in 1982 in Berlin, Germany, and exhibits a large collection of historical technical artifacts.
An early 20th century Irish Halloween mask ( a " rhymer " or a " vizor ") displayed at the Museum of Country Life.
The UCM Museum ( pronounced " you see ' em ", and also known as the " Abita Mystery House ") is an Abita Springs tourist attraction.
The Franciscan friary (" the " grey monastery ") and its succeeding buildings are now the Pomeranian State Museum.
In 1901 Ballin built the Emigration Halls ( now the Museum " BallinStadt ") on the Hamburg island of Veddel to accommodate the many thousands of people from all over Europe who arrived at the Port of Hamburg every week to emigrate to North and South America on his company's ships.
The largest collection of Cham sculpture may be found in the Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture ( formerly known as " Musée Henri Parmentier ") in the coastal city of Da Nang.
In 2008, a retrospective of his work ( entitled " Peter Doig ") was held at Tate Britain ( February – May ) and the Paris Museum of Modern Art ( June – September ) and the Schirn Kunsthalle in Frankfurt ( October 8-January, 2009 )
In the episode (" Red Museum ") of the second season, it was used to describe the believers of a fictional cult that believed in soul transference in which enlightened spirits take possession of other people's bodies.
The British Museum Is Falling Down ( 1965 ) is a comic novel by British author David Lodge about a 25-year-old poverty-stricken student of English literature who, rather than work on his thesis ( entitled " The Structure of Long Sentences in Three Modern English Novels ") in the reading room of the British Museum, is time and again distracted from his work and who gets into all kinds of trouble instead.
Of the same years is the Crucifixion in the Royal Museum of Antwerp: his early works shows a marked Flemish influence, which it is now understood he derived from his master Colantonio and from works by Rogier van der Weyden and Jan van Eyck that belonged to Colantonio's patron, Alfonso V of Aragon ; his biographer Vasari remarked that Antonello saw at Naples an oil painting by Jan Van Eyck ( the " Lomellini Tryptych ") belonging to King Alfonso V of Aragon ; Vasari's further narrative, that being struck by the new method, set out for the Netherlands to acquire a knowledge of the process from Van Eyck's disciples is discredited today.
Notable sights of the city include the Nuestra Señora del Carmen Cathedral, the Government House, the Torelli Botanic Forest Garden, the Provincial History Museum ( Museo Histórico Provincial ), the Estadio Centenario (" Centenary Stadium ") football stadium, the Guaicole fauna reserve, the shore of the Paraguay River, the Isla de Oro Island, and the Central Square named after José de San Martín.
These bunkers are now managed by the Military Preparedness Museum (" Beredskapsmuseet ") and undergoing an extensive renovation.
Located directly across from Kingston Penitentiary, the Correctional Service of Canada Museum ( also known as " Canada's Penitentiary Museum ") explains the history of Kingston Penitentiary and other correctional centres using displays that incorporate artifacts, photographs, equipment, and replicas.
Other notable sites in Toompea include the building of the Government of Estonia ( also known as " The Stenbock House ") and the building of the Estonian Knighthood, which from the early 1990s until 2005 housed the Estonian Art Museum and since 2009 is temporarily used by the Estonian Academy of Arts.