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Russian Icons May 17
Magnifying glasses, found scattered throughout the galleries, are there to encourage our visitors to take a closer look at the intricate designs and embellishments of the Russian icons. Here, Zach has just observed that this icon has gems.
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The Hangar Museum May 17
Did you know that many of the streets in Calgary are named after famous pilots from WWI & WWII? This includes McKnight Blvd and McCall Way, both intersecting next to The Hangar Flight Museum. Come by next week to see our brand new exhibit on these two Calgarian icons.
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Fabergé Museum May 17
With today we’re going on a journey through time under the hashtag . How? Riding on a carriage of the famous Coronation Easter Egg, which Nicholas II gave to his wife Alexandra Feodorovna on Easter in 1897 on the occasion of the wedding on the empire!🤴👸
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BCLM Curators May 17
Conway Garage was owned by Alec Broome. He began his career in the Sunbeam Experimental Division and was a mechanic who worked on the Sunbeam 1000hp car that broke the land speed record in 1927, reaching speeds of over 203mph. Cue race car noise!
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Wildlife Photographer of the Year May 17
Lion cubs are curious creatures. This individual gazed into Hannes Lochner's camera trap, resulting in this intimate portrait with mesmerising eye-contact. Hannes has spent nearly five years perfecting his remote wireless technology, and his efforts paid off.
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British Museum May 17
You don’t have to be in London to explore the Museum – visit wherever you are using Google Street View! Drop into the Egyptian Sculpture Gallery here:
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UW Geology Museum May 17
Over the years, we've supported students on summer field expeditions to collect fossils. These students contribute to research, exhibits, and outreach - reaching our campus community and beyond. Thanks to everyone who has explored with us!
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MNH Naturalists May 17
The best tour guide to explore the Museum with? ! ❤🐢 LS
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Frances McIntosh May 17
Today I got to some of the collections in the Helmsley store! Love this bird from Rievaulx Abbey!
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Canada'sSportsHall May 17
Did you know that Canadians invented not only basketball but also the goalie mask and five pin bowling. We are a country that is always thinking of new innovative things. Check out our bounce exhibit and see James Naismith’s original notes on basketball.
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ArcticMuseum May 17
In 1893 Eqariusaq bravely traveled all the way from Northwest Greenland to Philadelphia to live with the Peary family for a year. Years later she worked as an expert seamstress on the 1908-09 North Pole Expedition.
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San Antonio Museum of Art May 17
Today's theme is . Albert Bierstadt exaggerated the scale of mountains and ramped up the volume on dramatic contrasts between light and shadow in order to captivate the public. His mission was to get East Coast and European viewers interested in the West.
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Fort Ticonderoga May 17
“Where a goat can go, a man can go and where a man can go he can drag a gun…” is attributed to Wm Phillips as he planned to drag cannons up Mt Defiance in 1777. This did more than threaten American held Ticonderoga; it pushed the boundaries of possibility
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Toronto Railway Museum May 17
Chances are you have seen them in Roundhouse Park, but have you been inside our rolling stock? Here's your chance! 👀 Join us for a guided tour of Roundhouse Park and visit our rail cars and buildings to explore Toronto’s railway history.
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Ashmolean Museum May 17
This wood engraving by Eric Ravilious is called 'The Explorer', and was made to illustrate the 1933 book "Fifty Four Conceits" by Martin Armstrong
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Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology May 17
Take a journey through time and explore Earth’s 4.6-billion-year history, and the plants and animals that once lived in ancient Alberta. Fossils occur in all areas of our province, and their ages span a vast amount of time: 1.5 billion to 10,000 years.
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National Air and Space Museum May 17
We can’t talk about during year without talking about lunar exploration. You know what makes exploring the Moon even easier? A lunar buggy! During , astronauts used quick thinking -- and duct tape -- to fix the LRV fender:
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Château de Chambord May 17
Chambord is a chateau very unlike any other. Going off to explore Chambord will take you to a different world, a world full of mystery that will immerse you in the marvels of the French Renaissance.
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Norwich Castle May 17
St Andrew's Hall has a fascinating story to explore, from origins as a friary church, to surviving the Reformation and becoming a 'common hall', shown in this print. With Blackfriars' Hall, it's the most complete friary complex in England
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Gardner Museum May 17
Isabella’s adventurous spirit can be found in the numerous travel journals she kept as she explored the world. Between 1874 and 1895, she created 28 travel albums that provide visual narratives for her remarkable globetrotting.
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