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Rum Museum, Cuba

Rum Museum, Cuba

Now on to a new country. Cuba is home to the Rum Museum, housed in an 18th century colonial townhouse. Guides show visitors in Spanish, English, French, German and Italian all the steps in the manufacture of the original Cuban Rum. You start with the process of raw sugar cane...

Museum of Soviet Arcade Machines, Russia

Museum of Soviet Arcade Machines, Russia

The Museum of Soviet Arcade Machines is located in the basement of a small technical university in Moscow. A green cinder block walled stairway leads down to a military-grade metal door. When the door is unlocked, you enter a room full of old games. The entrance fee is 300 rubles...

Polish Museum of America, Chicago

Polish Museum of America, Chicago

The Polish Museum of America is one of the oldest ethnic museums in…you guessed it…AMERICA! In honor of Casimir Pulaski Day, a holiday that only appears to be celebrated in Chicago, (even though Wisconsin supposedly gets some action on this day too) I bring you this Polack museum. I’ve been...

The Top Ten Best U.S. President-Related Museums

The Top Ten Best U.S. President-Related Museums

In honor of Presidents Day, a U.S. federal holiday that is celebrated on the third Monday of February to recognize the country’s first President George Washington, let’s take a look at some related museums and attractions: 1.National Presidential Wax Museum Located near Mt. Rushmore, this museum not only has realistic...

Skógar Folk Museum, Iceland

Skógar Folk Museum, Iceland

Who doesn’t love a tiny museum, especially in a remote place like the South Coast of Iceland? The Skógar Folk Museum preserves the cultural heritage of Iceland through its collection of fishing tools and equipment; decorative arts and handicrafts; as well as books, manuscripts, and documents. It is the collection...

Hat Museum – or the Musee des Chapeaux, France

Hat Museum – or the Musee des Chapeaux, France

The 15th of January, is National Hat Day, so make sure to cover your head with something, preferably a hat. Speaking of coverage, the blog has only paid a visit to one hat museum before, specifically Hat Works in Stockport, England. But there are a lot of hat museums out...

National Museum of American Jewish Military

National Museum of American Jewish Military

Rosh Hashanah began last night, September 28th, at sunset and will not officially end until tomorrow night. Let’s party like it’s 5772! And speaking of Jews, probably one of the most random museums ever is the National Museum of American Jewish Military. No disrespect here. After all, I have a...

National Media Museum in Bradford

National Media Museum in Bradford

Sorry for today’s late post. I’m sure it’s already tomorrow for most of you out there in the world. If anyone knows a good deal on a body transplant, please let me know. No, seriously. I can’t even begin to describe how awful my insides feel right now, so I...

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