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{Scotland} I Capture the Castle

July 6, 2016

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100 Museums Challenge: Museum No.83 I’ve just come back from a one week trip to Scotland with the boys. We were visiting a friend in Dundee, and then spent a couple of nights in Edinburgh before flying home. On previous trips to Dundee, I had been to Broughty Ferry before – a suburb of Dundee right next to the beach on the river Tay – but I’d never made it to Broughty Castle Museum. Third time lucky! As the name implies, the museum is located inside […]

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Húsavík Whale Museum

September 27, 2009

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Húsavík Whale Museum

  So, we’ve started our honeymoon and are currently in the north of Iceland. Never shy of a busman’s holiday, we are taking in any museum we come across, the more unusual the better. Húsavik itself is a very small town, with just over 2,200 inhabitants, but it has established itself as a centre for whale watching and boasts a very impressive Whale Museum. First opened in 1997 as a small exhibition in one of Húsavik’s hotels, it later moved to bigger premises in the […]

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