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This museum was opened in September 2001, after a renovation project beginning in 1997 restored interior and exterior features such as stone sculptures as well as the original floor plan.
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The first occasion was in 1988 for a museum tour as part of the Australian Bicentenary celebrations ; the second was for the 2006 / 7 Ashes series.
Fleming's Nobel Prize medal was acquired by the National Museums of Scotland in 1989 and is on display after the museum re-opened in 2011.
Rutherford John Gettens was the first chemist in the U. S. to be permanently employed by an art museum.
* Ioannis Kapodistrias, the first leader of free modern Greece ( 1776 – 1831 ), had a large building erected ; intended as a barracks, it was subsequently used as a museum, a library and a school.
The museum was the first institution of its kind in Greece, but the collection was transferred to Athens in 1834.
The museum was temporarily closed in 2006 while it underwent a major expansion designed by the architectural firm Arquitectonica.
In 1985, the museum was designated by Baltimore mayor William Donald Schaefer as the official archives of the Baltimore Colts, which had moved the previous year to Indianapolis.
The centre of the museum was redeveloped in 2001 to become the Queen Elizabeth II Great Court | Great Court, surrounding the original British Museum Reading Room | Reading Room.
Until 1997, when the British Library ( previously centred on the Round Reading Room ) moved to a new site, the British Museum was unique in that it housed both a national museum of antiquities and a national library in the same building.
Although principally a museum of cultural art objects and antiquities today, the British Museum was founded as a " universal museum ".
The British Museum was the first of a new kind of museum – national, belonging to neither church nor king, freely open to the public and aiming to collect everything.
The museum ’ s first notable addition towards its collection of antiquities, since its foundation, was by Sir William Hamilton ( 1730 – 1803 ), British Ambassador to Naples, who sold his collection of Greek and Roman artefacts to the museum in 1784 together with a number of other antiquities and natural history specimens.
In 1802 a Buildings Committee was set up to plan for expansion of the museum, and further highlighted by the donation in 1822 of the King's Library, personal library of King George III's, comprising 65, 000 volumes, 19, 000 pamphlets, maps, charts and topographical drawing.
In 1962 the Duveen Gallery was finally restored and the Parthenon Sculptures were moved back into it, once again at the heart of the museum.
The Great Court, opened in 2000, while undoubtedly improving circulation around the museum, was criticised for having a lack of exhibition space at a time when the museum was in serious financial difficulties and many galleries were closed to the public.
At that time, survivor Clive Doyle was living at the Mount Carmel Center with supporter Ron Goins, operating a small visitor museum as well as holding weekly Bible studies on the Sabbath.
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The museum first opened to the public on 15 January 1759 in Montagu House in Bloomsbury, on the site of the current museum building.
In 2008, the BJU Museum & Gallery opened a satellite location, the " Museum & Gallery at Heritage Green " near downtown Greenville, which features rotating exhibitions from the main museum as well as interactive children's activities.
His final home in the area, Manoir de Ban, is in the process of being converted into a museum exploring his life and career, to be opened in 2013.
A Fujiko F Fujio museum opened in Kawasaki on September 3, 2011, featuring Doraemon as the star of the museum.
Despite this, a museum exhibit opened in his honor, in which its owner claims it to be the country's smallest Presidential Library.
On 27 January 2011 a memorial and museum dedicated to the Holocaust victims killed using Topf ovens was opened at the former company premises in Erfurt.
That exhibition served as a bridge to the museum ’ s plans for an expanded exhibition on first ladies ’ history that opened on November 19, 2011.
Due to the threat of war, plans for a lavish museum were never implemented, but once the war was over it was possible to construct the relatively understated but well-lit modern exhibition extension, opened in 1977, that now houses much of the collection.
The museum opened on 10 August 1793 with an exhibition of 537 paintings, the majority of the works being royal and confiscated church property.
On 26 December 2009, Moderna Museet (" the modern museum ") opened its first outpost in the old Rooseum building in Malmö.
In 2007, a new museum opened at the site in which archeological findings are displayed in a theatrical setting.
Near the Palm House is a building known as " Museum No. 1 " ( even though it is the only museum on the site ), which was designed by Decimus Burton and opened in 1857.
The island ’ s two-floor museum situated in a building near the base of Jacob ’ s Ladder was opened the same year and is operated by the St Helena Heritage Society.
In summer 2010, the world's first permanent airport library opened alongside the museum, providing passengers access to a collection of 1, 200 books ( translated into 29 languages ) by Dutch authors or on subjects relating to the country ’ s history and culture.
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The painting was scheduled to be sold at The Potomack Company, in Alexandria, VA, on September 29th, 2012, however the auction was later cancelled due to claims that the painting was stolen from the Baltimore museum in November 1951.
A permanent memorial and museum, the National September 11 Memorial & Museum at the World Trade Center site are planned, as part of the design by overall WTC site redevelopment.
The museum opened on September 2, 1995, with the ribbon being cut by an ensemble that included Yoko Ono and Little Richard, among others.
Between 1824 and 1826 he lived and worked in Scarborough, and was responsible for the building of the Rotunda, a geological museum devoted to the Yorkshire coast. The Rotunda was re-opened as ' Rotunda – The William Smith Museum of Geology ', on 9 May 2008 by Lord Oxburgh, however, the Prince of Wales visited the Rotunda as early as 14 September 2007 to view the progress of the refurbishment of this listed building.
His essentially complete designs for the building were showcased in 2001 at the Fifth Avenue museum, but these plans were disrupted by the economic downturn of the early 2000s and the September 11, 2001 attacks, which prompted reconsideration of any plans in lower Manhattan.
The Livingston Depot, built in 1902 after two predecessors, is a restored rail station that today houses a railroad museum from approximately May through September.
The museum is open June through August daily except Monday from 10 a. m. to noon and 1 to 5 p. m. From September to May, it is open Friday through Sunday from 1: 15-5: 15 p. m. South of Llano halfway to Fredericksburg is Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, one of the highlights of the Texas Hill Country famed in Indian legend.
On September 26, 1794, Lamarck was appointed to serve as secretary of the assembly of professors for the museum for a period of one year.
He and Torres were engaged in February 2001 and married on September 22, 2002, at The Cloisters museum in New York City.
* A private residence, The Clock House in Chestnut Road, contains a clock museum which opens to the public during London Open House each September.
Kræmmerholmen was reopened in 1991, and was a restaurant / hotel / museum area, but closed in September 2008.
The museum opened at this site on 15 September 1983 and later expanded to include the whole of the former station.
The museum initially remained open but was closed for the duration of the war in September 1940 with the onset of the Blitz.
In September 1992 the museum was the target of a Provisional Irish Republican Army attack against London tourist attractions.
In September 2011 the museum secured funding from NESTA, the Arts and Humanities Research Council and Arts Council England to develop ' social interpretation ' systems to allow visitors to comment on, collect, and share museum objects via social media.
The museum has opened its doors on only a dozen times since September 1980 during the Iran-Iraq War.
In September 2011 Iraqi officials announced the renovated museum will permanently reopen in November, protected by new climate control and security systems.