Tag Archives: Neues Museum

Museum Badges

July 17, 2013


Today is another museum themed day on Twitter, organised by the folks at Culture Themes this time, and the topic is Museum Badges (#MusBadges). As a collector of museum souvenirs, I have quite a few museum badges in my possession, so I thought I’d share some of my favourites with you today. Badges from Favourite Museums From left to right: Obviously, my most favourite museum in the world has to be represented among my badge collection. This one is from the National Museum of Scotland’s […]

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In the Light of Amarna

June 5, 2013


One of the most famous museum artefacts in Berlin, is the bust of the Egyptian Queen Nefertiti, which ‘lives’ in the Neues Museum (within the Egyptian Museum collection) on Museum Island. She even features in several of #MuseumBaby’s children’s picture books about Berlin. No wonder then, that the museum has put on a grand exhibition to celebrate the 100th anniversary of her discovery. The exhibition actually opened last December, exactly on the 100th anniversary itself, but I didn’t manage to get around to seeing it […]

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52 Museums in 52 Weeks

January 4, 2012


52 Museums in 52 Weeks

This time last year I had the idea that, as a challenge for the year, I would try to visit 52 museums in 52 weeks. However, with #MuseumBaby to look after I didn’t know how feasible this project was or whether I’d just end up being one of those mums who visits the National Museum of Scotland every other day because it’s free and it’s raining again outside. Turns out, a bit of both as the case was. But, either way, I didn’t tell anyone […]

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