November 26, 2011 8:45pm CST
I had the pleasure of visiting a Chinese Museum in the country town of Ararat in Victoria Australia, I really love all these museums that gives you an idea on what the world was like years ago, I know there are some great little museums all over the world, I would love to hear about any interesting museums Mylotters have been to.
27 Nov 11
That is true. Museums depict the happenings generation ago. I remebered when we go to our province's museum, there are a lot of items on display and are still functional. One particular item I saw was an electric fan made in the 1930's. It was amazing. I gives off good amount of wind but noisy hen operational. Im just amazed that after several decades, it was still working.
• United States
27 Nov 11
Then there is the Manitowoc Maritime Museaum. It is all about the history of the Great Lakes, The Manitowoc Ship Building, submarines that were made for world war ll. It is a wonderful place to learn alot about the shipping practices on the Great Lakes, the building of ships, etc.
• Boise, Idaho
27 Nov 11
Yes, I agree. I went to an native indian museum in Victoria British Columbia in Canada. It was very interesting. Our museum is interesting too. Lots of antigues and shows what life was like here for the indians and us. I also stopped at a museum out in the middle of nowhere once. The objects looked very very old.
28 Nov 11
Until the age of 40+, I had not stepped out of my country. My best opportunities of visiting places abroad started from 2003/2004. I visited the US first time in May 2003. Most of my stay was in Washington D.C and New York city. There are a number of museums in DC, dedicated to a number of themes. But my moment of reckoning was the visit to Madame Tussauds museum in New York. It was a wonderful experience looking at wax models of most world famous personalities. Even more rewarding was learning about the life & work of Madame Tussauds. I spent considerable time looking at all the models but couldn't get enough of them in one day. Unfortunately, I had to return the same day. . Though I visited NYC again in Feb 2004, I had many other plans & couldn't go to Tussauds again.
28 Nov 11
I love museums. I have been to a few of them myself. The culture you can immerse yourself in is quite amazing. I went to the Saskatchewan (My home province) Museum of National History before it became the Royal Museum of National History and walked through it. There was some really cool displays. There was Dinosaurs, triceratops and mammoth's as well as a T-Rex was visiting that week. They had a large section of native american tribes as well and the different types of weapons and homes they used, my favourite had to be the obsidian arrowheads. Those were awesome.