Tag Archives: Christmas

‘Tis the Season

November 27, 2013

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It’s only a couple more days until Advent and the countdown to Christmas starts, and with many museums putting on fun seasonal activities I thought I’d highlight some of my favourites during December. Obviously I can’t make listings for all cities and countries around the world, so I’m focusing on the three places I know best: Berlin, Edinburgh/Scotland, and Washington D.C. So, here’s what I am or would be looking forward to! If your looking for some Christmas craft activities, at the Deutsches Technikmuseum children can […]

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Happy New Year!

January 7, 2013

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Hello everyone, Museum Diary is back again after the winter holiday break, and although we’re already in to the second week of January it’s never too late to wish you all a Happy New Year! I hope you all have a great 2013 full of health, happiness and, of course, museums ;-) Before jumping head first in to the new year ahead I wanted to briefly reflect back on the year that was. This time last year, I was making the big resolution to find […]

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A Very Merry Museum Christmas

December 24, 2012

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It’s Christmas!! Well, it is in Germany at least, elsewhere in the world you may still need to wait another day to open your pressies ;-) Before heading off into the Christmas holidays and a well deserved blogging break, I wanted to leave you with a seasonally inspired post, and I have just the perfect thing for you! The Museum Europäischer Kulturen (Museum of European Cultures) here in Berlin is currently showing an exhibition of around 100 Christmas Pyramids from their rich collection. Dating back […]

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Museum-y Christmas Gift Guide 2012

December 12, 2012

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I’m feeling a little bit smug right now. You see, I took my last Christmas presents to the post office yesterday to be sent off. I have one food related present to make closer to the big day itself, but other than that…time to put relax, eat Christmas cookies, oh, and perhaps visit another museum or two ;-) But if you haven’t got all your presents sorted yet and are still looking for some inspiration, here are some suggestions: For Art Aficionados Clockwise from top […]

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Museum Heist Advent Calendar

November 28, 2012

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Playmobil Advent Calendar - Museum Heist

It’s that time of year again, this weekend sees the beginning of Advent, the start of the build up to Christmas. In case you don’t have an Advent calendar yet, there’s still a couple of days left to get yourself one and if you’re looking for a museum related option, I have a recommendation for you. #MuseumBaby is getting a traditional Advent calendar this year, hand embroidered by my mum 30 odd years ago, but the adults of the family decided to treat ourselves to […]

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

November 19, 2012

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…okay, perhaps not quite like Christmas, but it’s not long now until Advent begins. As many of you know, as well as this blog I run an independent initiative called Museum140, which brings together museum lovers and museums through social media projects. Well, once a year we also like to do a little something just for fun, and this year we have two festive activities for you to get involved with: 1) The Christmas Bauble Contest 2012 – the first 20 people to sign up […]

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