Thursday, December 09, 2004

AltaMira Press is selling some of its older local history and Museum Studies titles for just $10!

Welcome to the AltaMira Press Website

Sunday, September 19, 2004

Plimoth Plantation is a wonderful living history museum. The re-enactors take on the roles of the original Pilgrims and cannot be shaken from them. The village itself has a slight ammonia smell to it, as if it was lived in year around.

Plimoth Plantation

Monday, August 30, 2004

The Israel Museum has a comprehensive site. Run your mouse along the banners and you can find everything from their collections, current exhibits, the archaeology wing, and basic information. The site is in Hebrew and Russian as well.
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Cuyamaca College in El Cajon, California (near San Diego) has a museum devoted to the Americas.

Heritage of the Americas Museum: Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Natural History, Education

Wednesday, August 25, 2004

Did you know that Aruba has an archaeological museum?

The Archaeologic Museum of Aruba

Wednesday, June 16, 2004

Here is an excellent search engine for blogs! Take a look at the categories.

Blog Search Engine - Blog Directory, Blog Search, Blog Directories - Links Menu

Sunday, May 16, 2004

Reel Classic is devoted to classic movies and has more than 3 gigabytes of content.

Reel Classics: Elizabeth's Classic Movie Homepage

Friday, May 14, 2004

A great collection of photographs (and you can order prints of them) of abandoned buildings in New England. - photography by rob dobi

Sunday, May 09, 2004

The National Building Museum explores architecture in America with this Flash site.

This virtual tour of the Roosevelt's home includes the history, 360 degree views, stories and a timeline. - Rendezvous with History: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt State Historic Site
This is a database of foreign films and classics.

Masters of Cinema - HOME

Sunday, April 11, 2004

An exhibit on the evolution of games.

Pastimes and Paradigms : GAMES WE PLAY ll Cornell University Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
A collection of more than 13,000 gravestone sculpture and images.

Farber Gravestone Collection

Sunday, April 04, 2004

PubMedCentral is an archive of aprox. 50 life sciences journals that offers free acess to complete articles.


Ian is just wild about Shoelaces and how to tie them. He has even invented a new way to tie them! This is a serious site about shoelace knots etc., but also says a lot about folks with too much time on their hands. ;-)

Ian's Shoelace Site - Introduction

Saturday, April 03, 2004

Here is the YahooGroups list for news of art museums.

Yahoo! Groups : MuseNews-Art
And, finally, the YahooGroups list for news of the art museum world.

Yahoo! Groups : MuseNews-Art
Here is the YahooGroups place to find a museum job.

Yahoo! Groups : MuseJobs
This YahooGroup is for general museum news, discussion and information.

Yahoo! Groups : MuseNews-General
This YahooGroup is for those interested in learning about science museums, from news to ideas for museums.

Yahoo! Groups : MuseNews-Science

Tuesday, March 23, 2004

The Anthracite Heritage Museum is all about the coal miners who came from Europe to work the Pennsylvania mines.

Anthracite Museum Home Page

Tuesday, March 16, 2004

The result of having an identification day at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. A fun little article.

Wired News: What Have We Here? Junk, Mostly
Hubble Source is a collection of products and resources for educators, museum professionals and others. One of the new items they have is an IMAX trailer about the Hubble Telescope.

HubbleSOURCE: Home

Thursday, February 26, 2004

The Michigan Relics were a fraud perpetuated in the 1890s. Here is an online exhibit about them.

Digging Up Controversy: The Michigan Relics, Michigan Historical Museum
An online exhibit of Colonial Williamsburg's Mapping Colonial America collection.

Colonial Williamsburg Online Museum Exhibits

Tuesday, February 03, 2004

Each holiday (both major and minor) Google changes its logo. Lately, it has also been doing it for major events, like the Mars landing. Here is a museum devoted to Google logos.

Google Holiday Logos

Friday, January 16, 2004

The Odditorium has the old Ripley's movie clips of some of its oddest folks. It is also the entrance to the Believe it or Not! web site. You can even get information here about running your own RBN museum, or sending a greeting card.

Ripley's Believe It or Not!? Odditorium