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Fair Weather Museum Roundup

August 28, 2013

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We’ve almost reached the end of August, but with a little bit of luck it’s not the end of summer. Or maybe we’ll have a golden Autumn. Whatever the season, when the weather is fair, there are plenty of outdoors museum destinations to head to. Here’s a round up of some of my favourites that have featured on Museum Diary. Open Air Museums Domäne Dahlem, Berlin, Germany Historic Village of Hokkaido, Sapporo, Japan Museumsdorf Düppel, Berlin, Germany St Fagan’s National History Museum, near Cardiff, Wales […]

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{Germany} Summer Sightseeing: Peacock Island

August 20, 2013


Summer is slowly coming to an end, and with it my fair weather sightseeing recommendations. So far we’ve had an open air museum, an art trail and a 19th century garden. But do you know what we haven’t had yet? An island! And not just any island. A UNESCO World Heritage Site island. Oh, and did I mention it’s inhabited by free roaming peacocks? The “Pfaueninsel” (Engl. “peacock island”) is situated in the southwest of Berlin, within the river Havel. As well as belonging to […]

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