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Lentil Baths, Water Rockets & Super Heroes – Our Lange Nacht der Museen 2016 Highlights

September 2, 2016


100 Museums Challenge: Museums No.15 (revisited), 94 & 95 So, it’s taken me a while to download and edit my photos, but I still need to tell you about Berlin’s ‘Lange Nacht der Museen’ (Long Night of Museums) that #MuseumBoy and I attended last weekend! He got to choose where we go, and he chose three museums. In fact, he chose the same three museums as last year. But hey, it’s all about having a good time and he clearly knows what he likes. Both years, these […]

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{Germany} Birth & Baby Welcome Rituals Around the World

March 8, 2016


100 Museums Challenge: Museum No.15 In the January edition of ‘Berlin Museums for Kids‘, I mentioned the new exhibition ‘Geboren und Willkommen‘ that opened at the MACHmit Museum for Children. A couple of weekends ago, #MuseumBoy attended a birthday party at the museum, giving me the chance to have a look around too. The “MACHmit!” Children’s Museum, which means as much as “Join in!”, is located in Berlin’s Prenzlauer Berg inside the former Elias Church. The museum doesn’t have a permanent exhibition, instead changing their exhibition […]

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{Germany} Once Upon A Time…

June 2, 2014

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I’ve written before about how much we loved the MACHmit! Children’s Museum in Berlin, and last weekend we made a return visit to check out their latest exhibition, which is all about Fairy Tales. As you can see below, the outside of the building was getting in on the theme too! In the lower gallery, which you entered via a door made to look like the cover of a Grimm’s Fairy Tales book, the museum had created a fairy tale forrest, with several fairy tales to […]

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{Berlin} MACHmit! Children’s Museum

December 11, 2013


Berlin has several children’s museums, and yet until recently we had never visited any of them. Not because I have anything against children’s museums, but because there are so many great ‘regular’ museums to explore which are just fine for taking your kids to and which I want #MuseumBaby to fall in love with as much as I have. However, when his nursery was shut for a few days and he expressed a wish to go climbing, but the inclement weather prevented a trip to […]

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