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Art museums -- Great Britain


Culture 24

The UK Campaign for Museums presents this gateway to non-profit museums, galleries, historic houses, and heritage attractions. The front page of the site features a newsletter with short articles and images highlighting current exhibitions. For example, the Royal Museum in Edinburgh is opening a show on the influence of Norwegian folk costumes on contemporary design. Those planning visits can find...
Tate Modern

Yesterday, Queen Elizabeth II officially opened the Tate Modern, Britain's new national museum of modern art housed in a former power station on London's Bankside. Those who weren't invited to the gala opening party last night and can't make it to the official public opening today can still visit the new museum online. In addition to the ordinary visiting information, special exhibitions, and so...
The Fitzwilliam Museum

Perhaps one of the most well-regarded university-affiliated museums in the world, the Fitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge contains close to 500,000 different objects ranging from medieval manuscripts to coins from the Roman occupation of Britain. Visitors to the site will find that there are also several excellent online exhibits that will introduce them to the breadth of the...