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Pins about Museums, Archives, and Libraries (maybe the occasional bookstore) that I find attractive or would like to visit someday!
World's 20 Most Stunning Libraries

World’s 20 Most Stunning Libraries

World's Most Stunning Libraries: Radcliffe Camera, part of Bodlein Library of Oxford University

21 Must-See Art Museums in America

21 Must-See Art Museums in America

15 Best Small-Town Museums in the U.S.

15 Best Small-Town Museums in the U.S.

Shelburne Museum - Architectural Museum, Include a lighthouse, steamboat, jail etc. over 45 acres.

The Stadsbiblioteket (Stockholm Public Library) – Stockholm, Sweden | Atlas Obscura

The Stadsbiblioteket (Stockholm Public Library)

The Stadsbiblioteket (Stockholm Public Library main branch) bookshelves circling the rotunda, built architect Gunnar Asplund, Sweden . one of the first libraries to allow users direct access to the stacks without the help of a retrieving librarian

Biblioteca Ets Haim – Amsterdam, Netherlands - Atlas Obscura

Biblioteca Ets Haim

The world's oldest Jewish library was founded by Sephardic Jews in century Amsterdam

CIA Museum – McLean, Virginia | Atlas Obscura

CIA Museum

Discover CIA Museum in McLean, Virginia: This collection of artifacts from the history of the CIA is as secretive as the organization itself.

National Bonsai Museum – Washington, D.C. | Atlas Obscura

National Bonsai Museum

Discover National Bonsai Museum in Washington, D.: One of the dwarven trees dates back to 1625 and survived the Hiroshima bombing.

Avery Island Tabasco Museum and Factory – New Iberia, Louisiana - Atlas Obscura

Avery Island Tabasco Museum and Factory

Discover Avery Island Tabasco Museum and Factory in New Iberia, Louisiana: For 150 years one family has been producing the iconic hot sauce on a bayou island made of salt.

District Six Museum – Cape Town, South Africa | Atlas Obscura

District Six Museum

Discover District Six Museum in Cape Town, South Africa: An excellent and sobering account of the vibrant multicultural neighborhood destroyed under apartheid.

Museum of Socialist Art – Sofia, Bulgaria | Atlas Obscura

Museum of Socialist Art

Discover Museum of Socialist Art in Sofia, Bulgaria: A collection of art from Bulgaria's time as a communist state.

The Essential Guide To Secret Museums Prepare to marvel at these hidden museums considered unfit for public viewing.

The Essential Guide To Secret Museums

Discover Shanghai Propaganda Poster Art Centre in Shanghai, China: An collection of Chinese propaganda posters from 1949 to

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CBS News on Twitter: "New Grammy Museum to open in Newark, New Jersey https://t.co/oY9Yk3qNUG https://t.co/gVsV91MfyP"

Culture World on Twitter: "This 400-Year-Old Jewish Library Survived The Inquisition — And Hitler https://t.co/Vn6FY3OIp3 https://t.co/SeldLHxouU"

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In Sephardic Jews in Amsterdam—many of whom had fled religious oppression in their home countries of Spain and Portugal—founded a school and meeting place that was a testament to their newfound religious freedom.

Icelandic Punk Museum – Reykjavik, Iceland | Atlas Obscura

Icelandic Punk Museum

This tiny museum& sizable collection is jammed into toilets and washbasins in downtown Reykjavík.

At the Museum of Tolerance, Holding a Mirror to Visitors’ Biases - The New York Times

At the Museum of Tolerance, Holding a Mirror to Visitors’ Biases

The museum, in Los Angeles, encourages patrons to have hard discussions about injustices past and present.

Nine New Must-See Museums Opening This Year      |     Travel | Smithsonian

An art museum in an old grain silo, Seoul& answer to the High Line and a high-rise inspired by paintings are among our top 10 buildings completing in 2017