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...continued from page 26HungaryNear BudapestCaprice Diamond MuseumTel:	+36 26 302512 Here watch the manufacturing process, from diamond polishing to seeing them set into jewelleryBudapestMuseum of Tel:	+361 473 2400 One of Europe’s largest specialist museums with 139,000 Hungarian and 53,000 international art exhibits, permanent exhibition Folk Culture of the HungariansThe House of Hungarian Art NouveauHonvéd u. 3 Tel:	+ 00361 269 4622 The permanent exhibition consists of paintings, furniture, ornaments and interiors, also offers a shop and cafeIcelandReykjavíkPhallological MuseumTel:	868 7966 or 561 6663 Web: Recently reopened. The museum has approximately 280 mammal penises and penis parts and the first human specimen was added to the collection earlier this yearItalyFlorenceGalleria dell’ AccademiaTel:	+39 055 238 86 09 Founded in 1563, this was the first school of art in Europe, it displays Michelangelo’s David (1504). There are also a range of paintings from the 13th to the 19th Century with works by Botticelli, Lippi and PeruginoLuccaPuccini MuseumTel:	+39 0583 469225 Fax:	+39 0583 471105 E-m: info@ Here the composer was born in 1858 and lived his musical education years before moving to Milan, the refurbished museum narrates the Maestro’s life and work through his music, documents, paintings, relics and furniture.MilanCastello SforzescoTel:	+39 02 62 08 39 40 Originally built in 1450, the halls are decorated in frescos, there are libraries, museums and fine collections of furniture, archaeology, antiques and paintingsModenaFerrari MuseumTel:	+39 059 4397979 Web: www. E-m: info@ museocasaenzoferrari.itEnzo FerrariHis restored home where Enzo Ferrrari was born in 1898, plus new gallery - permanent multimedia display which retraces the most important events in Ferrari’s life, a “mover of men”, and of course his cars.Perugiagardens display the sculptures by Arp, Moore, Giacometti and ErnstThe Perfume MuseumPalazzo Mocenigo Santa Croce 1992, 30135 Venezia Tel:	+39 041 721798 E-m: Web: www.mocenigo. visitmuve.itReopened After a period of radical restyling at. The sections dedicated to perfume, its history and essences is housed in the aristocratic Palazzo among furniture and accessories from the 18th century VeniceWiMu - Wine Museum, Falletti di Barolo CastleTel. +39 0173 38 66 97 Fax. +39 0173 38 07 14 A new Museum dedicated to one of the most famous red wines in the world: the Barolo, the ‘king of wines’Amsterdam’s Canal Ring. Limited number of visitors, book your tickets in advance.Hermitage AmsterdamTel:	+31. (0)20 530 87 55 Temporary exhibitions from the rich heritage collection of the State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg are displayed . ‘At the Russian Court’ the inaugural exhibition - a dazzling display of more than 1,800 treasuresTulip MuseumPrinsengracht 112 1015 EA Amsterdam Tel:	+31 (0)20 421 00 95 Fax:	+31 (0)20 421 34 04 Web: www. Learn about the history of the Tulip, Holland’s most famous flower, from its origin in the central Asian highlands to its modern day cultivation in the fields of HollandDelftRoyal Delft MuseumTel:	+31 15 251 2030 Fax:	+0031 15 251 2031 Web: E-m: New May 2012.To present its history in a contemporary style, the museum has created the interactive ‘Delft Blue Experience’: a journey through the present, the past and the future of this age-old pottery.RotterdamWereldmuseumTel: +010-2707172 Fax: +010-2707182 Web: www.wereldmuseum.rot Reopened Dec 2009 a permanent display of more than 1,800 masterpieces of high art- historical and aesthetic value and with rich spiritual and ritual meaning from Asia, Oceania, America, Africa and the Islamic heritage. Also has 2 large theme exhibitions each yearNorwayBergenEdvard Grieg Museum, TroldhaugenTel:	+47 55922992 E-m: Web: The home of Nina and Edvard Grieg (1843-1907) in picturesque, Norwegian landscape outside Bergen.Concert hall (200 pax) with regular concerts during the season. Museum containing exhibitions, café and shop. Open all year.OsloKon-Tiki MuseumTel:	+47 23 08 67 67 Fax:	+47 23 08 67 60 Web: The Museum houses original vessels and objects from Thor Heyerdahl’s many expeditions. The famous Kon-Tiki raft. Inter- active multi media program with touch screen technology, film room.continued on page 28...Perugina Casa Del Cioccolato (House of Chocolate) Tel:	+39 075 5276796 E-m: museo.perugina@	Southern Web: www.perugina.itIreland -The Museum where guests learn how the cocoa bean is transformed into chocolate; the Chocolate Factory look into the workshop and production line, and The Perugina Chocolate School offers visitors the opportunity to become chocolatiers for a day.RomeVilla Borghese & Gallerie BorgheseTel:	+39 06 32 81 01 The 17Century Villa houses works by Bernini, Botticelli, Carvaggio, Raphael and PeruginoThe Vatican MuseumsTel:	+39 06 6988 3333 Web: There are 21 different museums, chapels, collections and galleries within the Vatican City and include:-Egyptian MuseumTel:	+39 06 6988 3333 Includes Roman statues from 1st and 2nd Century AD together with sarcophagi and mummies. Egyptian statues, ceramics tablets and sealsSistine ChapelTel:	+39 06 6988 3333 The site where the conclave for the election of popes are held. Built between 1475-1481, the frescoes were created by Perugino, Botticelli, Roselli and Ghirlandaio and their assistants. The barrel vaulted ceiling was painted by Michelangelo as was the painting behind the alter the Last JudgementVenicePeggy Guggenheim CollectionTel:	+39 041 520 62 88 When she died in 1979, she left her entire private collection of 20th Century art including works by Picasso, Kandiskji, Klee, Dali and Jackson Pollock housed in the Palazzo Venier dei Leoni. TheDublinNational Museum of Ireland – Archeology and HistoryTel:	+353 1 677 7444 Artefacts from 7000BC to the 20th Century. Also the “Road to independence” exhibition 1919- 1921GUINNESS® STOREHOUSETel:	+353 (1) 408 4800 E-m: guinness-storehouse@ Web: The new home for the museum showing the history of this famous brew, together with examples of the worldwide advertising campaigns so well known, and examples of the transportation used through the agesGUINNESS® STOREHOUSENetherlandsAmsterdamAmsterdam Rijksmuseum1070 DN Amsterdam Tel: : +31 (0) 20 6747 000 Email: Reopened mid April Offer s visitors an overview of art and history from the late Middle Ages to the present day. Paintings, images, historical objects and applied arts are displayed together.Canal House Museum (Het Grachtenhuis)Tel +31 (0)20-3201131 The newly opened Museum’s interactive exhibition recounts the four hundred year history ofYou can see all editions of the Guide and magazine at and Galleries

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