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{Germany} Aurich’s Historic Windmill

August 19, 2016

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100 Museums Challenge: Museums No.91 During a rainy day on our seaside holiday last week, we drove to the town of Aurich to visit the children’s museum there, only to discover that it didn’t open until the afternoon. So we consulted out tourist map of the town and discovered, that there was a historic windmill and museum nearby. A short walk through the rain later, and we were standing in front of the ‘Mühlenfachmuseum Stiftsmühle Aurich’. The Stiftsmühle is the biggest corn mill in East Frisia and a symbol […]

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{Scotland} Dundee Science Centre

July 8, 2016

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100 Museums Challenge: Museum No.84 During our recent little holiday in Scotland, we visited the Dundee Science Centre, a hands-on experience aimed at families. There was a special CSI exhibit that had just opened for the Scottish summer holidays, and runs until the end of August, so we jumped right in with the dig pit. Forget about dino digs, we were digging up (replica) human bones! After the kids had dug them up, cleaned with with brushes, and collected them in a bucket, they could […]

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{Germany} Crafty fun at the Bauhaus_lab

June 13, 2016

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100 Museums Challenge: Museums No.72 For months now, I’ve been featuring the Saturday drop-in ‘Bauhaus_lab‘ craft workshops at Berlin’s Bauhaus Archiv in my listings of museum highlights for kids and families, and last Saturday I finally managed to take my own kid along! The workshops take place on Saturdays from 11am to 2pm, in the Bauhaus Pavilion, which is separate from the actual museum itself though on the same site. It’s free to take part, and you don’t need to book in advance or turn […]

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{Germany} Babies in Museums at the Ephraim Palais

June 6, 2016

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100 Museums Challenge: Museum No.70 You may recall, a couple of weeks ago I wrote about the pilot project Elternzeit Kultur at the Ephraim Palais, which the Stadtmuseum Berlin and I had initiated together. With the aim to break down some barriers between parents and carers of young children and the museum, to give them a chance to get to know the museum, and to feel explicitly welcome, visitors with babies up to age 18 months are invited to visit the current special exhibition ‘Stadt […]

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