Galleria dell'Accademia founded in 1784.
It is in possession of sculptures by Michelangelo (including the monumental statue of "David"), works of Florentine painters from 1300-1600 and collections of historical musical instruments made, among others, by Stradivarius.
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Gansu Provincial Museum was founded in 1939.
His collections include over 350,000 artifacts grouped in two main sections: history (Neolithic, Silk Road) and natural sciences. The most important monument of the museum is the Flying Horse of Gansu, a bronze sculpture from the Eastern Han dynasty, around the 2nd century AD.
The Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in short The Garage Museum was founded in 2008.
The museum focuses mainly on Russian modern and contemporary art from the 1950s to the present day, but is also interested in the most important phenomena of European and world art and culture of the 20th and 21st centuries.
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The German Historical Museum (DHM) was founded in 1987 and opened its first exhibitions to the public in 1991.
DHM presents the history of Germany from the Middle Ages (when formally there was no country using the name Germany) to the present day in an international context.
The collection comprises about 1,000,000 exhibits. You can see, among others, the boat that escaped two GDR citizens or the prosthetic hand of a medieval knight.
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German Museum of Masterpieces of Science and Technology known as Deutsches Museum founded in 1903.
It collects collections from almost all fields of technology, industry and science. Its collections include: the first electric locomotive, a three-wheeled car from 1886 designed by Karl Benz and a Leibniz accounting machine.
The museum has gathered around 120,000 exhibits, of which around 28,000 are open to the public at exhibitions.
It covers an area of over 60,000 square meters.
Photo: © Bernd Wackerbauer
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Getty Center was opened in 1997.
Exhibitions include sculpture of ancient Greece and ancient Rome (Getty Villa), paintings of European masters (e.g. Titian "Venus and Adonis" or van Gogh "Irises"), manuscripts, photography.
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Giza pyramid complex
A set of historic buildings including the two largest pyramids built in ancient Egypt: the Great Pyramid of Giza and the Pyramid of Khafre and the smaller Pyramid of Menkaure, Great Sphinx and other accompanying objects. The complex covers an area of 16,203.36 hectares.
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The Grand Palace was the official residence of the kings of Siam and later Thailand. Its construction began in 1782.
The Grand Palace is divided into several parts:
- Museum of the Emerald Buddha Temple, created in 1982, where you can see: Phra Thaen Manangsila Throne, a small mother-of-pearl sitting platform called Phra Thaen Song Sabai, stone Buddha images, white elephant bones, lapidarium,
- the Outer Court, with many public buildings,
- the Middle Court, including the Phra Maha Monthien Buildings, the Phra Maha Prasat Buildings and the Chakri Maha Prasat Buildings,
- the Inner Court,
- the Siwalai Gardens quarter.
The entire palace complex has a total area of 218,400 square meters.
Other museums in the Grand Palace are:
- Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles,
- Pavilion of Regalia, Royal Decorations and Coins,
- museum displaying old weapons.
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The Grand Palais opened in 1900.
Exhibitions are presented on an area of 77,000 square meters.
In the Grand Palais there are: Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Société Nationale des Beaux Arts, Salon d'Automne, Palais de la Découverte. Palais de la Découverte - science museum combined with Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie (2010) in the Universcience (EPIC status).
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The Great Wall of China - a system of fortifications in North-East China (south of the Mongolian steppe), the total length is over 20,000 km.
The fortifications were built from the 7th century BC to the 19th century AD.
The Great Wall of China museums are located in:
- Badaling, Yanqing District (within Beijing municipality), opened in 1994, covers an area of 3,200 square meters,
- Jiayuguan City, Gansu Province, built in 2001, covers an area of 12,312 square meters with an exhibition area of about 1,766 square meters, has more than 6,000 cultural monuments,
- Shanhaiguan, Shanhaiguan District, Prefecture-level city Qinhuangdao, Province Hebei, opened in 1991.
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The Guangdong Museum of Revolutionary History was founded in 1959.
The museum is located in the building of the former Guangdong Advisory Bureau in the Guangzhou Uprising Martyrs Cemetery of Guangdong Province.
The exhibitions show the struggle of the local people for national independence from the Opium War in 1840 to the national liberation in 1949, including the Civil Revolutionary War (1927-1937, 1946-1949).
The museum covers an area of 2000 square meters. At permanent exhibitions, it presents 13,000 exhibits and 13,000 archival photos.
|Guggenheim Museum Bilbao||84.||793||Spain||Bilbao||Art||More|
The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao opened in 1997 is a museum of modern and contemporary art.
The total area of the museum building is 24,000 square meters. The exhibitions cover about 11,000 square meters.
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Gyeongju National Museum founded in 1945.
It is in possession of monuments and artifacts from the time of the Silla kingdom.