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# Museum

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# Picture this
What will an art gallery or museum visit be like once they open their doors?
Some galleries are trying to make the experience as normal as possible.
# National Museum Of Ireland
Ireland's wars, the first Dáil and rural electrification - A look at the National Museum of Ireland's 2019 programme
The museum will stage five temporary exhibitions alongside its usual long-term collections.
# National Museum of Brazil
Cutbacks blamed as massive fire guts Brazil's national museum
Around 500 protesters formed a human chain around the museum’s still-smoldering remains.
# incalcuable
'This is a tragic day for Brazil': Fire tears through historic museum in Rio
The fire “spread very quickly”, officials said.
# c'est terrible
A French art museum has just discovered half of its collection are fakes
Out of the 140 artworks in the collection, 82 were fake.
# ché mo laoch
From Patricio Lynch to Che Guevara: The story of the Cuban revolutionary's Irish links
We spoke to Epic, the Irish emigration museum about the Irish lineage behind Che Guevara, Rihanna and the US social activist Mother Jones.
11 vital things we need to see included in the proposed U2 museum in Dublin
We are open to the role of the museum’s artistic director.
# who are you wearing
'Iconic Aran jumper' to go on display at New York Museum of Modern Art
The jumper will feature alongside a Wonderbra and a pair of Levi 501 jeans from the 1940s.
# islamic state
PHOTOS: Priceless remains lie in ruins at Mosul museum
Iraqi forces recently retook the building from the so-called Islamic State group.
# Complaints
Report shows 'toxic' culture of bullying at National Museum of Ireland
A new report seen by RTÉ, highlights ‘bullying’ and ‘harassment’ at the National Museum.
# Oh dear
A pensioner filled in a crossword at a museum, only to discover it's art worth €80,000
“Anyone got any idea about 5 Across?”
A US holocaust museum is asking Pokémon Go players to keep away
The museum is trying to remove itself from the game as people visit it to catch Pokémon.
# no touching
This man ignored a museum's 'no touching' rules and smashed a priceless clock
Good job, mate.
# Discovered
70 years after the liberation of Auschwitz, a gold ring and necklace are found hidden in an old mug
One million European Jews died between 1940 and 1945 at the Auschwitz camp in the southern city of Oswiecim.
# living history
This guy turned his museum trip into one epic face-swapping session
# little victory
This is the best museum in Ireland*
*According to TripAdvisor.
# cable street
People are angry that a museum meant to celebrate women is now devoted to Jack the Ripper
Y’know, Jack the Ripper. Who killed women.
# the past is another country
PHOTOS: Welcome to Old Car City, USA - the world's largest junkyard museum
Waste not, want not.
# feeling old
This hideous beige 1980s kitchen? It's now a museum piece
That was three decades ago. In the last century.
# Dublin City Council
Vote on contentious 1916 museum delayed AGAIN
The ‘land swap’ deal is opposed by Fianna Fáil, Sinn Féin, the Greens and People Before Profit.
# free to learn
Kilkenny 'pop-up' museum lets you uncover Ireland's past
The project will run in the Parade in Kilkenny city today.
# dino drama
Couple caught on camera stealing a model dinosaur from a museum
Why, people? Why?
# dem bones
Suspects who stole baby dinosaur from a museum hand themselves in
Doyouthinktheysaurus? Yes. Yes they did.
# jump around
There is a bouncy castle full of boobs in a New York museum
Quite literally. NSFW, perhaps.
# Drop in
New Irish Whiskey Museum to get €150,000 of Government funding
St. Patrick’s Cathedral will also recive funds through Fáilte Ireland.
# Dublin
"Extraordinary" - Visitors to Dublin's Little Museum up 114 per cent
The team behind the museum say they are delighted – and gobsmacked – by the figure.
# Irish History
Cycling photographer's rare pictures uncover the Ireland of old
Franz Haselbeck cycled around Limerick and South Clare taking photographs of daily events – and major happenings.
# Dublin
New, larger Irish Jewish Museum granted planning permission
An Bord Pleanála granted permission with ‘revised conditions’.
Column: Atheist gatherings take the positive aspects of church like the sense of community and self-reflection
The Sunday Assembly, which takes place this Sunday is a gathering of a godless congregation of over 100 people, with ages ranging from 7 to 70.
# seeing by touch
Here's a museum that tells blind visitors: Please touch!
Blind and visually impaired visitors are encouraged to get up close to items during their special tours.
# Sweeeeet
Dublin could be getting its very own chocolate museum
A very tasty prospect.
# rubber duckie
Rubber duck beats Pac Man and My Little Pony into Toy Hall of Fame
We demand a recount!
# Dispute
Berlin museum seeks return of ancient gold tablet taken to US after the Holocaust
The tablet was brought to the US by a Holocaust survivor after surviving the Auschwitz concentration camp.
Ireland's MOMA to reopen this weekend
Tea dances, drawing workshops and creative dens.
# culture club
Five ways to make the most of Culture Night
Getting out and about on Culture Night? Here’s how to make sure it’s a great one.
# the band played on...
Titanic bandmaster's violin on display in Belfast
The iconic instrument belonged to Wallace Hartley, who famously continued playing alongside his fellow musicians as the vessel sank in 1912.
# not in louvre
Investigation at the Louvre after thousands of fake tickets found
Some of the tickets being presented by Chinese tourists were said to be “perfect clones”.
# Russia
Police seize 'Putin in women's underwear' painting
The painting portrays Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev lounging together in lingerie.
# Walk like an egyptian
Ancient statue mysteriously starts spinning in museum
Staff set up a camera to record the Egyptian relic – here’s the video…
# Gold Rush
Going for gold: 400 year-old coins go on display at National Museum
Eighty one gold coins belonging to a seventeenth century merchant have gone on display at the National Museum of Ireland. Very little chocolate is said to be inside them.