The War Memorial of Korea, opened in 1994, commemorates military veterans and victims of wars.
In the covered exhibition halls and in the open air, you can see war memorabilia, weapons and military equipment from prehistoric times to modern times.
The museum has more than 13,000 exhibits in its collection.
It covers an area of over 20,000 square meters.
|War Memorial of Korea||179.||116||South Korea||Seoul||Memorial||More|
|Wawel Royal Castle-State Art Collection||181.||107||Poland||Krakow||Historic house, art||More|
Wawel Royal Castle-State Art Collection gives the date of its foundation 1930.
Wawel Royal Castle was built from the 10th century, the present castle was built in the 14th century and then extended over the next hundreds of years. From the end of the 11th century to 1606, it was the residence of the kings of Poland. It consists of a series of buildings from the Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque periods arranged around the main, arcaded courtyard in the style of the Italian Renaissance.
At the permanent exhibitions Wawel Royal Castle you can see: the coronation sword Szczerbiec, a collection of 138 tapestries made in Brussels from around 1550 to 1560, the largest collection of Ottoman tents in Europe.
Wawel Royal Castle covers 7,040 square meters. There are 71 exhibition halls to visit.
The museum's branches are: Pieskowa Skała Castle and Manor House at Stryszów.
On the Wawel Hill, next to the castle, there is a cathedral, the construction of which began in the 14th century, on the foundations of two earlier cathedrals. Polish monarchs were crowned in the Wawel Cathedral. In the crypts under the Wawel Cathedral, there are the tombs of Polish kings, national heroes and national bards. The cathedral is surrounded by numerous chapels, one of them Sigismund's Chapel, conceived as the mausoleum of the last members of the Jagiellonian dynasty, is considered an outstanding example of the Tuscan Renaissance. The Cathedral Museum named after John Paul II, opened in 1978, operates at the cathedral.
|Westminster Abbey||197.||115||United Kingdom||London||Temple||More|
The Westminster Abbey built from the 10th century. The present church was built in the 13th century in the Gothic style.
The abbey, from the beginning of its history it was a Roman Catholic church and from 1539 it became a Church of England ("Royal Peculiar" - a church responsible directly to the sovereign).
The abbey, beginning with William the Conqueror (from 1066), is the site of the coronation of the kings of England and Great Britain. Since the 13th century, the abbey has also been the burial place of kings and distinguished persons.
The Westminster Abbey Museum has been open since 1908.
The width of the nave is 26 meters, the height of the nave is 31 meters, floor area is 3,000 square meters. The height of the towers is 69 meters.
|Whitney Museum of American Art||139.||92||USA||New York||Art||More|
Whitney Museum of American Art opened to the public in 1931.
It collects works of 20th-century and contemporary American art focusing on the works of living artists. Collection volume of 25,000 paintings, sculptures, graphics, drawings, photographs, films, videos, installations, new media art representing over 3,500 artists. His collections include works by, among others: Edward Hopper, Georgia O’Keeffe, Alexander Calder, Robert Rauschenberg, Jasper Johns, Jackson Pollock, Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol.
|World Museum||306.||88||United Kingdom||Liverpool||National – archeology,... ethnology, natural history, science||More|
The World Museum dates back to 1853. The World Museum is part of the National Museums Liverpool.
The collections of the World Museum are divided into:
- Antiquities, Egyptian, Greek, Roman and Anglo-Saxon collections, approximately 80,000 artifacts
- World Cultures, collections from West Africa, East Asia, Tibet, the Northwest coast of the Americas, Amazon, New Zealand and New Guinea, about 40,000 objects
- Natural History, collections in the field of geology, botany, zoology, over a million specimens from around the world
- Physical sciences, a collection of scientific instruments and objects related to astronomy and space, particle physics, oceanography