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{Belgium} Museum Marathon Brussels

May 23, 2016

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100 Museums Challenge: Museums No.53 – 66 1 day, 17 museums, around 20km and over 25,000 steps! That is how I chose to spend International Museum Day (18th May) last week. Sounds crazy? Well, maybe it was a little. But it was also heaps of fun. Two years ago, I organised a Museum Marathon around Berlin, rising to the challenge of London, who had held the inaugural Museum Marathon the year before in 2013. Since then, the question on every museogeek’s lips has been, where […]

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We did it!! Museum Marathon Berlin 2014

April 28, 2014

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This past weekend, I joined a group of 16 other museum enthusiasts to spend the day walking around Berlin, stopping at 26 different museums along the way. You may think that’s a little crazy, but despite the fact that it was actually heaps of fun, it was in aid of a good cause. The charitable project ‘1001 Ramps for Germany’ provides barrier free access to public buildings via portable wheelchair ramps, and the Museum Marathon Berlin was in fact a sponsored walk to raise money […]

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Museum Marathon Berlin 2014

February 19, 2014

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The idea for a Museum Marathon as a sponsored walk was first conceived and brought to fruition by David Mentiply in England last December, when a group of over twenty people walked around London visiting 26 museums to raise over £1,000 for charity (see David’s blog for recaps of the event). Now London has challenged Berlin to the next Museum Marathon, and Berlin has accepted! I’m organising the event, along with some other Berlin museum buddies, via my project Museum140. The date has been set for […]

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