Articles tagged “museum”

London Museum Turns Chunk of Trash Into Tourist Draw

London Museum Turns Chunk of Trash Into Tourist Draw

Jill Lawless, Associated Press

The Museum of London is counting on a somewhat famous piece of waste to attract visitors — and launching a promotional campaign to make sure of it.

1 year ago

NYC 9/11 museum hashes out design details as project nears completion

NYC 9/11 museum hashes out design details as project nears completion

David B. Caruso, Associated Press

In a museum that tackles the delicate stories of what happened on 9/11 and the lives that were lost, design plays a huge role in telling the story in a way that is both honest and respectful.

6 years ago

Stockholm’s new ABBA museum opens with big tourism hopes

Stockholm’s new ABBA museum opens with big tourism hopes

Alistair Scrutton, Reuteres

ABBA's museum will need to find a comfortable place between Seattle's Experience museum and Beatlemania Hamburg. The former is a landmark, while the latter closed after just three years “due to lack of interest.”

6 years ago

9/11 museum to charge mandatory admission fee

9/11 museum to charge mandatory admission fee

Karen Matthews, Associated Press

Other memorial sites including Yad Vashem and the World War II Memorial would dictate that the 9/11 museum be free, but it will be an attraction as much as memorial and will need funds to operate and keep visitors safe.

6 years ago

Sudan’s historic treasures get at $135 million lifeline from Qatar

Sudan’s historic treasures get at $135 million lifeline from Qatar

Sudan Tribune

Sudan's archeological record is one of the most vital links to understanding the history of Africa, and Qatar's investment is a massive help shile Sudan struggles with its recent violent history and the instability of its neighbor Egypt.

6 years ago