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Maradona's childhood home turned into public museum

How many sleepless nights did the young man who would become one of soccer's greatest players spend gazing up at the ceiling, imagining dizzying dribbles, spectacular goals and hoisting the World Cup above his head?

July 7, 2022
July 7, 2022

Varendra Museum: A Review of the First Museum of Bangladesh

Museums are interesting points of attractions for travellers who like to know about history. If you are not a history buff, the artifacts draw attention of even the most unimpressed travellers. That being said, if you are visiting Rajshahi, you should drop by and visit the Varendra Museum.

October 30, 2016
October 30, 2016

Maradona's childhood home turned into public museum

How many sleepless nights did the young man who would become one of soccer's greatest players spend gazing up at the ceiling, imagining dizzying dribbles, spectacular goals and hoisting the World Cup above his head?

May 8, 2016
May 8, 2016

Tagore's legacy in Bangladesh

Rabindranath Tagore's 'Shilaidah Kuthibari' and ‘Shahzadpur Kachharibari’ inspired some of his most celebrated literary works ranging from poetry to spiritual songs, which includes the translation of Gitanjali around 1912.

April 27, 2016
April 27, 2016

Taiwan finds 4,800-year-old fossil of mother cradling baby

Archaeologists in Taiwan have found a 4,800-year-old human fossil of a mother holding an infant child in her arms, museum officials says.

February 12, 2016
February 12, 2016

Sleep in a replica of Van Gogh's bedroom for $10

The Art Institute of Chicago has recreated Vincent Van Gogh's bedroom in an apartment and is renting it out for $10 a night.

September 11, 2015
September 11, 2015

Lady Gaga's meat dress heads to museum

Lady Gaga's meat dress, which sparked intense controversy when she wore it to the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards, went back on view at a museum exhibition.

August 26, 2015
August 26, 2015

Wreckage of Soviet WWII plane recovered in Poland (video)

The wreckage of a World War II Soviet plane and the remains of two crew members have been retrieved in Poland.

August 14, 2015
August 14, 2015

US returns Picasso's La Coiffeuse to France

US officials return to France a Picasso oil painting that was stolen from a Paris museum 14 years ago.

July 26, 2015
July 26, 2015

Optical illusion museum wows China

A museum in Zhengzhou, China gives visitors the opportunity to interact with the optical illusions it has on display.

March 19, 2015
March 19, 2015

Tunisia: Death toll in museum attack rises to 23

One of the gunmen who killed tourists and others at a prominent Tunisian museum was known to the intelligence services but no formal links to a particular extremist group have been established, the prime minister says.