Tag Archives: Wuppertaler Uhrenmuseum

{Germany} What time is it?

March 13, 2013

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“I’m late, I’m late, for a very important date.  No time to say “Hello, Goodbye”. I’m late, I’m late, I’m late!” The White Rabbit from Alice in Wonderland, clutching his pocket watch and muttering about his tardiness, is a familiar figure in popular culture. Perhaps he should have instead borrowed one of the many clocks from the hidden gem of a museum I have for you today, to keep him on time. The Wuppertaler Uhrenmuseum (Engl: Wuppertal Clock Museum), in western Germany, is the private […]

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Jenni’s Museum Awards 2011 (Part 1)

January 9, 2012

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After visiting all those museums last year, I thought I would do a kind of ‘Museum Awards’ to pick out some of the highlights. Best Food No question, the award for best food experience has to go to the National Library of Scotland, simply for their selection of gluten free cakes! No, they’re not made fresh in house, they are pre-packaged from a gluten free range, but at least they recognise that they have customers with a need for this and they have three or […]

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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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