Tag: museums

The Chip Museum

Our Staff Social Club is organising a trip to the Bruges Christmas Market next month and it was pointed out to TOTD that Bruges is home to the Friet Museum. http://www.frietmuseum.be/en/index.htm There are links to two other intriguing museums for

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Museum of Me

TOTD loves Intel’s Museum of Me. It connects with your Facebook page to create a three minute animation of you social life displayed as a Museum display. It uses all the visual content from you Facebook page such as photos,

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Treasures of Heaven

A new major exhibition has opened at the British Museum in the last few days. Treasures of Heaven explores sacred objects and relics from the Medieval Period in Europe. http://www.britishmuseum.org/whats_on/exhibitions/treasures_of_heaven.aspx

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Titanica

Yesterday marked the 100th anniversary of the launch of Titanic from the Harland & Wolff yard in Belfast. We’ve covered the Titanic before, but there’s more here from the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum’s Titanic exhibition. http://www.nmni.com/titanic/Home.aspx

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The Oramics Machine

It was reported recently that a machine created by the founder of the BBC Radiophonics Workshop has been acquired by the Science Museum in London. The device, invented by Daphne Oram, created sounds that were dependent on waveforms hand-painted on

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Book of the Dead Game

Here is a game from the British Museum website to go with their very interesting Book of the Dead exhibition: http://www.britishmuseum.org/whats_on/all_current_exhibitions/book_of_the_dead/puzzle_game.aspx

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A History of the World in 100 Objects

Today marks the conclusion of the series from the BBC and the British Museum to chart the history of mankind using one hundred objects from the collections of the British Museum. This fascinating documentary has used objects from civilisations all

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Whipple Museum of the History of Science

TOTD was at a conference in Cambridge last week and visited the amazing Whipple Museum of the History of Science. The collection contains examples of scientific instruments relating to astronomy, navigation, surveying, drawing and calculating, including some magnificent globes and sundials.

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RAF Museum, Hendon

Yesterday TOTD was lucky enough to visit the RAF Museum at Hedon, London. We were able to have a peak behind the screens at their archive and thanks to the welcoming and helpful staff had a fantastic day. Highlights included seeing Douglas Bader’s

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Moctezuma: Aztec Ruler

Hello Everyone. You may be thinking that things have been going a bit cold on Thing of the Day. This is not the case, however. We are still here so chill out and see our offerings for this week! We’ve sorry about the delay in postings –

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