Imperial War Museum (IWM) opened to the public in 1920.
Museums included in the IWM:
- IWM London,
- Churchill War Rooms London,
- HMS Belfast (London),
- IWM Duxford,
- IWM North.
The IWM collections mainly include:
- military vehicles (e.g. one of the first "Devil" a Mark V tanks that were used at the end of World War I),
- airplanes (e.g. the Supermarine Spitfire that flew in the Battle of Britain and the Heinkel He 162 jet fighter),
- missiles (e.g. a V-1 flying bomb, a V-2 rocket and Polaris missiles),
- documents, photos, films, videos, oral history recordings,
- a large collection of works of art.
IWM has gathered 10,700,000 individual exhibits or entire collections of exhibits from the times of the World War I until today.
|Imperial War Museum||120.||118||United Kingdom||London||Military, art||More|
|Indian Museum||174.||94||India||Kolkata||Natural history,... anthropology, archeology, art||More|
The Indian Museum founded in 1814.
Its collections include geology, botany, zoology, anthropology, archeology (including ancient Egypt) and Indian art (such as Mughal paintings).
There are over 1,000,000 exhibits in total.
|Inner Mongolia Museum||301.||120||China||Hohhot||Regional - natural... history, history, archeology||More|
The Inner Mongolia Museum opened in 1957.
The museum has an extensive collection of fossils, dinosaur remains, feathered dinosaurs and a complete woolly rhinoceros skeleton. One of the exhibitions dedicated to the history and traditions of the nomadic Mongols is devoted to the life of Genghis Khan, who in the 13th century united different Mongol tribes and founded one of the largest land empires. In the museum, you can also see the golden crown in the form of an eagle from the Warring States Period (475-221 BC).
The collection includes over 150,000 exhibits.
The museum covers an area of more than 50,000 square meters.
|Institut Valenciá D'Art Modern||203.||183||Spain||València||Art||More|
Institut Valenciá D'Art Modern (IVAM; Valencian Institute of Modern Art) opened in 1989.
The IVAM collection includes over 11,300 works (5,000 of which are photographs) by modern and contemporary artists, mainly from Valencia, Spain, Europe, Latin America and North America.
The collections are divided thematically:
- Ignacio Pinazo (1849-1916) and Julio González (1876-1942) - the beginnings of modernity,
- analytical abstraction,
- phenomenal and dada poetics,
- gestures informalism,
- reality and its chronicles,
- city cartography,
- individual mythologies and the present 1980-2010.
|Instituto Tomie Ohtake||231.||86||Brazil||São Paulo||Art||More|
Instituto Tomie Ohtake was opened in 2001.
Instituto Tomie Ohtake organizes national and international exhibitions of fine arts, architecture and design. His interests include the art of the 20th and 21st centuries.
It does not have its own collection.
Its area is 7,500 square meters, most of this area is occupied by 7 exhibition rooms.
Credits by Ricardo Miyada
|Israel Museum||200.||111||Israel||Jerusalem||Art, archeology||More|
The Israel Museum founded in 1965.
It collects encyclopedic collections from prehistory to contemporary art.
Its collections include: Dead Sea Scrolls, works by Rembrandt, Peter Paul Rubens, Camille Pissarro, Auguste Rodin, Marc Chagall, Pablo Picasso, Henry Moore.
The entire collection has over 500,000 items.
The Israel Museum occupies an 8-hectare campus and the Rockefeller Archaeological Museum and the Ticho House.
Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem by Elie Posner
|Iziko Museums of South Africa||192.||320||South Africa||Cape Town||Natural history,... archeology, history, art||More|
Iziko Museums of South Africa established in 1825.
Iziko Museums of South Africa is a combination of the following museums:
- Bertram House,
- Bo-Kaap museum,
- Groot Constantia,
- Koopmans-de Wet House,
- Maritime Centre,
- Old Town House,
- Rust en Vreugd,
- Slave Lodge,
- South African Museum (has over one and a half million specimens in its collection),
- South African National Gallery,
- South African National Gallery Annexe,
- Social History Centre,
- The Castle of Good Hope.