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{Scotland} A day at the Riverside Museum

April 11, 2014

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Earlier this week, we were over in Glasgow for a family wedding, and of course couldn’t pass up the chance to stay a couple of days longer and visit one of our favourite museums. Since the Easter school holidays had already started in Glasgow, the Riverside Museum was a little overcrowded, but we still had a grand time. Here are a few iPhone impressions from our visit: #MuseumBaby is in to police cars big time, so he got very excited when he spotted this! Here’s […]

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52 Museums in 52 Weeks

January 4, 2012

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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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{Scotland} Day Trip to Glasgow

August 14, 2011

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{Scotland} Day Trip to Glasgow

Last month I took a trip to Glasgow to visit Kelvingrove Museum & Art Gallery and the new Riverside Museum. I’d visited Kelvingrove before, and I’d had a sneak preview of the almost-but-not-quite-finished Riverside Museum, but this was my chance to see them again before leaving the country later this summer. Kelvingrove As I’ve admitted before, I’m not a huge art person and, given the choice, prefer museums with “stuff”, and on my past visits to Kelvingrove I’d mostly stuck to the “Museum” side of […]

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