Chocolate makes us happy! You can discover this phenomenon using all of your senses at the CHOCOVERSUM by HACHEZ. Each visitor is guided through a 90 minute tour of the exhibition by one of our experts. Enjoy the journey from cocoa beans to a bar of chocolate in which active participation and tasting is encouraged along each step of the way! Enjoy plentiful samples and even create your own bar of chocolate.
The Estonian National Museum was founded in Tartu in 1909 on the initiative and with the support of the nation – with the task to protect and develop the history and culture of Estonia. As in many other European countries, primary importance was attached to preserving the old, fading peasant culture. Also considered essential was gathering and looking after artefacts contributing to better understanding of cultural development, archaeological findings, old coins, books, manuscripts and historical records. Over time, a number of other museums, archives and libraries were founded, and the Estonian National Museum re-focused mainly on folk culture. Until World ... Read more
The Baltimore Museum of Industry highlights the workers and small businesspeople whose contributions during the Industrial Revolution and beyond helped build the country’s framework. Visitors can take a gander at the museum’s 100,000-object collection—including an 1850s shipyard bell and an 1820s Acorn printing press—and romp through bygone eras, dropping by sites including the recently renovated 1865 Platt Oyster Cannery and a reproduction of the 1910 pharmacy where Noxzema was invented. Just beyond the interior walls lies the last operating steam tugboat in the nation, the coal-fired SS Baltimore, as well as the 1937 Mini-Mariner, a prototype for the WWII flying boat ... Read more
Leeds University Library Galleries are situated in the Parkinson Building at the heart of the University of Leeds. The Galleries are free an open to everyone. The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery offers innovative art exhibitions from the University Art Collection and displays treasures from the Leeds University Library Special Collections. The Treasures of the Brotherton is a gallery displaying treasures from the University’s world-famous Special Collections. Highlights for you to enjoy include original material written by the Brontës, along with medieval manuscripts and rare books from around the globe
The Princessehof National Museum of Ceramics has the largest and most varied collection of Chinese porcelain in the Netherlands and also it displays a rich collection of the Dutch Art Nouveau and Art Deco ceramics from the period 1880-1930. The exhibition in museum has some absolute highlights such as the internationally renowned collection of Ming and ceramic art by national and international artists such as Karel Appel, Lucebert, Picasso and Armando. Besides the magnificent permanent exhibitions of the museum, the museum organizes high-profile exhibitions. The museum is housed in the 18th-century city palace Mary Louise of Hesse-Kassel, Princess of Orange-Nassau, ... Read more
Experience Peterborough County’s history come to life at Lang Pioneer Village Museum! Lang Pioneer Village Museum is located just 10 minutes east of Peterborough, Ontario on the shores of the Indian River. Established in 1967, the Museum features 30 restored and recreated buildings including David Fife’s log cabin and a 170-year old Grist Mill. Costumed interpreters demonstrate the life and trades of a settler in the 1800s. The S. W. Lowry Weaver Shop & Jacquard Loom Interpretive Centre at Lang Pioneer Village Museum houses one of only a handful of authentic Jacquard looms on display in North America. The Weaver Shop ... Read more
The Atlas Coal Mine Historical Society operates the Atlas Coal Mine National Historic Site – the most complete historic coal mine in Canada and home to Canada’s Last Wooden Tipple. Designated at both the national and provincial levels, the Atlas preserves the last of the 139 mines which operated in the Drumheller Valley from 1911-1979. Our mandate is to preserve and present the days when “Coal was King” in the Drumheller Valley. The site comprises 31 hectares with numerous buildings, trackways, machines, tools, and documents from the working mine. The Atlas is a locally operated, visitor-supported site, with no operational ... Read more
Located in the Historic 18th & Vine Jazz District in Kansas City, MO, the American Jazz Museum showcases the sights and sounds of jazz through interactive exhibits and films, the Changing Gallery exhibit space, Horace M. Peterson III Visitors Center, Blue Room jazz club and Gem Theater. Since its inception in 1997, the Museum hosts thousands of students, scholars, musicians and fans of the arts for over 200 performances, education programs, special exhibitions, community events and more each year, providing an opportunity to learn about the legends, honor their legacy, or simply enjoy the sounds of modern day jazz. The ... Read more
Hyde Park Art Center is a hub for contemporary arts in Chicago, serving as a gathering and production space for artists and the broader community to cultivate ideas, impact social change, and connect with new networks. The Art Center functions as an amplifier for today and tomorrow’s creative voices, providing the space to cultivate and create new work and connections. Since its inception in 1939, Hyde Park Art Center has grown from a small collective of quirky artists to establishing a strong legacy of innovative development and emerging as a unique Chicago arts institution with social impact.
The Bagatti Valsecchi Museum is a historic house museum that exquisitely expresses an extraordinary adventure of collecting at the end of the 19th century. The protagonists were two brothers: the Barons Fausto and Giuseppe Bagatti Valsecchi. Beginning in the 1880s, these two undertook the refurbishment of their family home in the heart of Milan in order to create an ambiance inspired by Lombard homes of the 16th century. At the same time, they began to collect paintings and decorative arts of the 15th and 16th centuries. Twenty years later, in 1994, the Bagatti Valsecchi Museum was open to the public. ... Read more