Tag - Museum

OFF-ROAD HISTORY MUSEUM

We had the great honor of meeting HH Sheikh Hamad Bin Hamdan Al Nahyan and had a great time with him on a private tour of his unique museum, where he took us through several large halls and introduced us to his collection of more than 500 cars. We were lucky to inspect with him the fresh...

EMIRATES AUTO MUSEUM

We stopped for two hours to visit a pyramid-shaped structure that rises from the desert sands some 45km south of Abu Dhabi on the lonely highway that leads to the Liwa Oasis. It holds the private car collection (🎟️ 56,85 AED) of HH Sheikh Hamad bin Hamdan Al Nahyan, known as...

AL AQAH CAR MUSEUM

We passed by the Al Aqah Heritage Village and Cars Museum (🎟️25 AED, only cash). It was established in 2015 by a local citizen to present local culture and preserve automotive heritage. There are three little museums: one with coins and banknotes, another with ancient books, and the main...

DUBAI MUSEUM OF THE FUTURE

We parked at the garage (🅿️10 AED) below The Museum of the Future to admire its fantastic architecture made of stainless steel and glass adorned with poetic Arabic calligraphy. The museum is an engineering marvel and a striking addition to the Dubai skyline. Each part of its design nods...

TATRA TRUCKS MUSEUM

It took us a few hours to explore the really nice newly opened museum of Tatra Trucks in Kopřivnice (🎟️ 220 CZK). It presents a unique collection of 80 TATRA trucks and chassis in ​​more than 5,000 square meters. The core of the collection is the original collection of Jiří Hlach, a...

ITHRA

We stopped at the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture, known as “Ithra” (‘enrichment’ in Arabic). It opened in 2017 and immediately became an icon and symbol of changes in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. And not only because of its jaw-dropping design, which...

BAY OF BONES

We knew that Museum on the water is closed on Monday, but since it was on the way to St Naum Monastery, we gave it a try. And we were lucky enough to find a friendly guard, who opened it for us (entrance 150 MKD). In prehistoric times Lake Ohrid was home to a settlement of pile dwellers...

OLSZTYNEK

Our first stop in Eastern Poland was The Folk Architecture Museum and Ethnographic Park in Olsztynek (entrance 17 PLN, parking 15 PLN). It was established in 1909 when the authorities of Königsberg (the present-day Kaliningrad) decided to establish a museum of rural architecture in the...

KYSUCE VILLAGE

The open-air museum of Kysuce Village (entrance 5 EUR) is located near the village Nová Bystrica in the beautiful countryside surrounding of protected area Kysuce, in the mountains Kysucká Highlands. One of the main reasons for village creation was the construction of a new water...

SLOVAK VILLAGE

We spent the whole afternoon in The Museum of the Slovak Village. It is the largest ethnographic open-air exposition in Slovakia (entrance 4 EUR). The museum, located in Jahodnícke Háje in the southeastern part of the town of Martin, has been built by the Slovak National Museum in Martin...