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We wondered what on earth the museum could be. It was a revelation. Really interesting and well worth a visit. We almost missed it. Don't be put off by its title - it takes you through the whole of history and man's relationship with fire...More
We only went here because it was included in a joint ticket with the museums of chocolate and frites. When we told the man at the desk in the chocolate experience that we also had a ticket for the lantern museum he smirked and said,...More
Yes there are lots of lamps but I thought I would learn more about them and their design, instead there was a history of fire and cavemen followed by what seemed like an un- curated hoard of oil and gas lamps. full marks for quantity...More
In English they call this the ‘museum of lamps’ and whilst this is indeed what’s inside (thousands of them) it’s the story around how humans harnessed the power of fire and innovated over the centuries to get to where we are today that made this...More
That sums it up: a truckload, or even several truckloads of lamps. And to say that not even all lamps were on display, most of them are in the 'lamp-o-theek' - what's in a name...
It focuses rather a lot on the ancient types, while...More
This museum is a testament to the dedicated collector, the kind who leaves no stone unturned in pursuit of their passion. There is every kind of lamp (as in old oil type, not electric table type) that you can imagine. Examples from many cultures, and...More
If you want to see how men have lightened their homes since the caves until now here you can find all the different types of fires, oil lamps, light bulbs and understand how this important aspect of our daily lives has evolved through time. You...More