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{Kids in Museums} Klingenmuseum für Kinder

April 28, 2015

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Yesterday, I posted a review of the Deutsches Klingenmuseum (German Blade Museum) in Solingen, a city famous for producing and exporting blades and cutlery all around the world. I mentioned that the museum also includes a children’s gallery, but since the post was already quite long I didn’t go in to much detail. Since I took quite a few extra photos in the children’s gallery, I thought I’d do another separate post about it. In the photo below, you can see the main museum building […]

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{Germany} The Cutting Edge of Museums. Literally.

April 27, 2015

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Confession time: I get quite excited by museums about industrial history. I guess living for eight years in the heartland of one of the oldest industrial regions in Europe will do that to you. For several years now, the German Tool Museum (Deutsches Werkzeugmuseum) has been on my museum ‘hit list’, as it’s very near Wuppertal where my parents still live. The last couple of times we’ve been to visit them, I’ve really wanted to go to the Tool Museum, but something else always came up and […]

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