Category Archives: Museums

Jeanie Johnston

Jeanie JohnstonDublin, Ireland One of Ireland’s most famous ships is the Jeanie Johnston which is moored off the Custom House Quay in Dublin along the River Liffey. It is a replica of the three masted barque that was originally built … Continue reading

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Yorktown Colonial National Historical Park

Yorktown Colonial National Historical Park * http://www.nps.gov/colo * PO BOX 210, Yorktown, Virginia 23690 * Yorktown Battlefield Another National Park of the Historic Triangle lies a small museum and visitor center where the staff will orientate you on the history … Continue reading

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HMB Endeavour In-Depth: The Great Cabin

HMB Endeavour In-Depth: The Great Cabin The HMB Endeavour is the official “replica” of the original of Captain Cook‘s ship, the HMS Endeavour. It was the HMS that was used to sail from England to study of the transit of … Continue reading

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HMB Endeavor Circumnavigation 2011: Brisbane to Gladstone

HMB Endeavor Circumnavigation 2011: Brisbane to Gladstone, a set on Flickr. The 2nd leg of the first-ever circumnavigation around Australia in the HMB Endeavor, the replica of Captain Cook’s HMS Endeavor, tall sailing ship. These photos are from the day … Continue reading

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Australian National Museum

National Museum of Australia * Lawson Crescent * Acton Peninsula, Canberra ACT 2601 * (02) 6208 5000 * One of Australia’s most brilliant and diverse museums is the National Museum of Australia in Canberra within the heart of the Australian … Continue reading

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HMB Endeavour

HMB EndeavourEagle Pier, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia HMB Endeavour * 1994 – Present * Australian Maritime Museum, Sydney, Australia * http://www.anmm.gov.au/ * In honor of one of the world’s greatest explorers, Captain James Cook, and his ship the HMS Endeavor, a … Continue reading

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Brú na Bóinne

    Brú na Bóinne * aka “Palace of the Boyne” or “Bend of the Boyne” * Knowth/Newgrange, Donore, Co. Meath, Ireland * UNESCO World Heritage Site * “Bru na Boinne” is the name of a Boyne River Valley section … Continue reading

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Dublinia

      Dublina Viking & Medieval History Museum * http://www.dublinia.ie/ * St Michaels Hill * Christchurch, Dublin 8, Co. Dublin, Ireland * 01 679 4611 * Located within and connected to the infamous Christ Church Cathedral of Dublin (a.k.a. … Continue reading

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Volcano National Park

  Big Island   Volcano National Park Volcano, Big Island, Hawaii One of Hawaii’s most notorious and famous National Parks, “Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park” was established in 1916 as a National Park, a International Biosphere Reserve in 1980, and a … Continue reading

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Pacific Tsunami Museum

    Pacific Tsunami Museum 130 Kamehameha Ave * Hilo, HI 96720-2833 * (808) 935-0926 * http://www.tsunami.org/ * The Pacific Tsunami Museum is a non-profit run organization spreading the awareness and preparedness for the natural disaster of the tsunami. They … Continue reading

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