Two Wishes for the Museums of Atlanta

This is the fourth of several posts with suggestions for the museums of the cities I have called home.  I first posted these in the summer of 2010; this series of posts features some updated information and additional suggestions.   Although I literally moved there on two days notice in 1986 and did not intend … Continue reading

National Museum of Dance

Saratoga Springs, New York, USA Quick Review I regularly drive through Saratoga Springs, New York on my way from Montreal to the major cities of the US East Coast.  It’s a perfect stopping point on the trip, about 2.5 hours from the Canadian border, when I usually feel the need for a break. For many … Continue reading

Canadian War Museum

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Quick Review This museum presents its collection of objects from all of the wars fought on Canadian soil since the Europeans arrived, as well as objects related to earlier wars. Although a museum in its own right, The Canadian War Museum is run by the same organization that runs the Canadian Museum … Continue reading

My Wishes for the Museums of Baltimore

This is the second of several posts with suggestions for the museums of the cities I have called home.  I first posted these in the summer of 2010; this series of posts features some updated information and additional suggestions.   Although less than an hour from the US capital, Washington, DC, Baltimore—the town where I … Continue reading

Wish List for the Museums in My Home Towns

This is the first of several posts with suggestions for the museums of the cities I have called home.  I first posted these in the summer of 2010; this series of posts features some updated information and additional suggestions.   Visiting museums in so many different places and seeing how they preserve and strengthen the … Continue reading

Review: Niagara Falls History Museum

Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. Quick Review I first learned about this museum when planning a visit to Niagara Falls for our nephews who were visiting from Peru.  I wasn’t sure they would be interested in seeing this (I assumed that the falls themselves would be the primary attraction for them) but I certainly wanted to … Continue reading

Review: Auckland Art Gallery

Auckland, New Zealand Quick Review I had originally planned to skip this museum on my visit to Auckland but because I had a few hours to fill on my last day, decided to add it to my itinerary.  This was a good choice; the visit to this museum significantly enriched my understanding of Auckland and … Continue reading