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Deutsches Filmmuseum Frankfurt

February 18, 2013

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With the Berlinale just behind us, and the Oscar’s coming up at the weekend, I thought I would dedicate this week on Museum Diary to all things film. I’ve previously written about the Museo Nazionale del Cinema in Turin, Italy, which I absolutely adored and spent over four hours in. Well, last summer on a trip to Frankfurt, here in Germany, I discovered another film museum I immediately fell in love with – the Deutsches Filmmuseum. I was actually planning to visit a couple of […]

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Jenni’s Museum Awards 2012

January 9, 2013


This time last year, I did an extensive review of my ‘52 Museums in 52 Weeks‘ challenge. And I held my very own ‘Museum Awards’ for 2011 by choosing my top 3 museums in each of several categories (here and here). I thought it would be fun to do the same again, though I’ve cut it back a little year to choosing just one candidate for each category – which was not easy to do, believe me! Actually, it was difficult not choosing the National […]

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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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{Germany} If I had a hammer…

August 17, 2012


“If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.” (Abraham Maslow, 1908-1970, American psychologist) If you’ve been following this blog for a while, you probably know by now that I have a liking for unusual and curious museums. So when someone mentioned there was a Hammer Museum in Frankfurt, I just had to go and seek it out. The Hammer Museum is another one of these cases where some would argue, when is a museum a […]

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