About Barbara A
Lives in Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Since Apr 2015
18-24 year old female
In love with travelling, enjoying the very essence of wherever ago and discover everything about the culture, folklore and traditions there may be. The caribbean has my heart, but home is wherever mother nature and us are.
History Museums, Ships, Specialty Museums
Points of Interest & Landmarks, History Museums, Historic Sites, Architectural Buildings, Theme Parks
Natural History Museums
Military Museums, History Museums
Children's Museums, History Museums, Specialty Museums, Points of Interest & Landmarks, Private Tours
If you are a history fanatic, this museum is not to be missed! Discover the dangers faced by the crew when traveling into the depths of the Arctic and Antarctic by experiencing the simulator or — if you're not feeling that adventurous — simply step into the ship to learn how the crew managed to survive on their travels, and all about the men who made all these journeys possible.
This is another must-see when in Oslo, with more than a hundred traditional houses and a beautiful antique church to explore. The indoor exhibition is filled with artifacts that give you a glimpse into the lives of those living in this area, and how their lives have changed over time — perfect for curious history-buffs!
A great place to take the little ones, or for anyone interested in learning more about nature, as there is something for everyone here. Discover an incredible array of collections held at the Zoological Museum or the Mineral-Geological Museum, and the wonders of the Botanical Gardens and greenhouses. This is an awesome place, where you could easily spend a whole day!
Although small, this is a great place to visit for anyone who is passionate about art! You'll be surprised by the vast collection, which has the artwork of international and national artists; and not only paintings, there are sculptures too. While walking around, you'll have time to admire and understand the iconic art left behind by French impressionists and artists of the romantic period. This a must that will elevate your creativity to a whole new level!
Whether skiing is your thing or not, don't miss the experience of visiting the Ski Museum. Uncover the the history behind the sport — as well as other exhibits with artifacts from polar explorations — while also delighting your eyes with the gorgeous view from the top of the tower, believe me... it's simply amazing!
Apart from being interested in the voyages that many brave explorers took towards the Arctic, you might want to know more about the vessels that allowed them to succeed on these journeys. At the Maritime Museum, you can learn more about the different models that were used throughout the years and how these improved as technology and knowledge moved on.
For cinema-lovers, stop by the Film Museum to learn more about the the film industry of Norway — how it all started and how the technology began to change. You'll discover what was used to produce the very first movies but you can also take a peek into the archives to find out what films were about at that time. It is truly a marvelous place to enjoy!
Want to learn more about ancient historic voyages? Head to the Kon-Tiki Museum, which exhibits all that you need to know about a brave man called, Thor Heyerdahl, who traveled many different prehistoric journeys in order to resolve questions people had about past generations. A visit to this museum is sure to fill you with plenty of information and a real sense of adventure!
Perfect for art and architecture lovers, you'll discover works of Gustav Vigeland that will blow you away inside this beautiful neoclassical structure. Exhibitions are always changing, but the ambiance is never lost due to the true beauty that lies in each of Vigeland's unique works. Be sure to take your time to admire each piece and try to understand his message.