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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} Behind the Scenes at the MfK Berlin Depot

August 24, 2015

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After an involuntary yet semi-self-imposed summer break (we didn’t manage to sort out internet at our new apartment in time), Museum Diary is now reconnected and back on track! Just in time for Berlin’s up-coming annual ‘Lange Nacht der Museen’ (Long Night of Museums). As a precursor to the night itself, I was invited by Livekritik last week to take part in an exclusive tour of the Museum für Kommunikation’s Berlin depot, one of a series of depot tours organised by Kulturprojekte Berlin’s ‘Lange Nacht’ […]

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{Germany} Around the World in 80 Things

January 14, 2015

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Last weekend, we went on a family visit to Berlin’s Museum für Kommunikation. Mainly, because #MuseumBoy wanted to show Granny Scotland the robots (yes, that’s right, he is no longer scared of them!), but I was also really excited to see the special exhibition “Around the World in 80 Things: the Jules Verne Code” before it closes next month. Admittedly, it took some persuasion to drag #MuseumBoy away from the robots, but since he is currently very much in to adventure stories and travelling, we […]

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Telephones are still better than robots.

October 14, 2013


I just love the fact that on the weekends, when you ask #MuseumBaby “Shall we go out somewhere?” he’ll happily shout out “Yeah! Museum!” (usually followed by “Auto!”, but luckily there are several museums with cars in Berlin). And it was no different this past weekend. But first, of course, as for any good museum visit, he had to get his cool on! About 18 months ago, I took #MuseumBaby to visit the Museum für Kommunikation Berlin for the first time (easily identifiable by all […]

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