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Florence Nightingale Museum London | Official website
"The Florence Nightingale Museum celebrates the life and work of the world’s most famous nurse. Located on the banks of the river Thames opposite the Houses of Parliament, the museum attracts visitors from all over the world who want to learn more about the Lady with the Lamp and her Victorian world. We also examine Florence’s legacy, her influence on nursing today and the continuing relevance of her work. The Florence Nightingale Museum runs a busy learning programme for schools and families activities, as well as a lively events programme with regular afternoon and event talks. Please check our What’s On page for more information."
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11 weeks ago by doglord
Nevada Northern Railway Museum Historic train ride
"The Nevada Northern Railway Museum: A historic passenger railroad featuring train rides pulled by century-old steam engines Also offering hundreds of Hands-On-History events year around for railfans, explorers, historians, and adventurers A registered National Historic Landmark Consisting of the original railway locomotives, rolling stock, track, passenger station, and buildings that served the historic copper mining region of Central Nevada for over a century. All of this is being preserved by a 501(c) non-profit historic museum foundation so you can step back in time and enjoy a piece of American history. Track for the Nevada Northern Railway was laid over a century ago, connecting one of the largest copper mines in North America to the Transcontinental routes to the North. Today, several of the original coal-fired standard-gauge steam locomotives that were ordered and delivered new to the railroad over a century ago are still in operation! The Nevada Northern Railway is the best-preserved example of a standard-gauge short-line left in North America. Come to Ely, NV and immerse yourself in historic railroad experiences:"
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11 weeks ago by doglord
Lake County Historical Society
"The 3M Museum in Two Harbors is located in the original Dwan Law Office Building. The Lake County Historical Society purchased the Dwan Building in 1991. A year later it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places and opened as a museum depicting 3M’s early years. Completely redesigned in 2002 by the 3M Company and operated in partnership with the Lake County Historical Society the museum pays homage to the early days of the company that would go on to define the business model of research and development and become a global force employing over 88,000 people worldwide with annual sales of over 30 billion dollars. The museum continues to be maintianed through the generosity of 3M Foundation with an annual operating grant."
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october 2018 by doglord
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"The Mauritshuis is home to the best Dutch paintings from the Golden Age. The compact, yet world-renowned collection, is situated in the heart of The Hague. Masterpieces such as Vermeer's Girl with a Pearl Earring, The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp by Rembrandt, The Goldfinch by Fabritius and The Bull by Potter are on permanent display in the intimate museum rooms of this seventeenth-century monument. "
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october 2018 by doglord

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