Tag Archives: Hunterian

MuseumABC – U to Z

September 27, 2013


We’ve reached the end of the MuseumABC. Today I’m sharing my choices for the letters U to Z! For more details about the project, check out the Museum140 website and Pinterest boards. U is for…Uniform At the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., USA. V is for…Video Games The Computerspielemuseum in Berlin, Germany, is a lot of fun! W is for…Wishes At the Jewish Museum Berlin you can right a wish on a paper pomegranate and add it to the wishing tree. X […]

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{Scotland} More from the Hunterian

June 24, 2013

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I hope you enjoyed Friday’s insight in to the lesser known Hunterian’s Zoology Museum – and by the way, for those who have been puzzling about the final picture, it’s a porcupine’s bottom! Since we were already on Glasgow University campus, we decided to check out the rest of the Hunterian too. We didn’t have time for both the museum and the art gallery, so we opted for the museum. As I mentioned in my previous post, the Hunterian Museum is the legacy of a […]

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{Scotland} Hidden Surprises at the Hunterian

June 21, 2013


I promised you another Scottish post from our recent holiday, so it’s back to Glasgow today. Named after yet another Scottish collector, the ‘The Hunterian’ is the legacy of obstetrician and teacher Dr William Hunter (1718 – 1783) as well as being the oldest public museum in Scotland, dating back to 1807. The museum is located on campus of the University of Glasgow, and is one of the leading university museums in the UK. The Hunterian actually comprises four different venues: Hunterian Museum, Hunterian Art Gallery, Anatomy […]

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