Rare coins of Bengal to be exhibited
Rare coins of Bengal to be exhibited

Rare coins from West Bengal, including some which are over 1,500 years old, will be displayed at an exhibition here beginning Friday.

Longest Tibetan calligraphy scroll donated to Potala Palace
Longest Tibetan calligraphy scroll donated to Potala Palace

A Tibetan calligraphy scroll stretching 206 metres was donated Wednesday to the Potala Palace in Lhasa, the capital of Tibet.

Italian envoy formally reopens Swat Museum closed by militants

The famous Swat museum, shut down by Taliban militants six years ago, has been reopened to the public in a bid to revive tourism in Pakistan's scenic Swat valley.

Unique museum of Bhopal gas tragedy opens on 30th anniversary

A unique museum preserving the belongings and pictures of victims of the Bhopal gas tragedy, in which thousands had lost their lives after inhaling toxic gases leaked from Union Carbide plant, was thrown open to public today on the 30th anniversary of the disaster.

Ellie Goulding celebrates boyfriend's b'day at museum, zoo
Ellie Goulding celebrates boyfriend's b'day at museum, zoo

Singer Ellie Goulding treated her boyfriend and crooner Dougie Poynter to a private museum tour for his birthday.

Katrina Kaif to enter Madame Tussauds?
Katrina Kaif to enter Madame Tussauds?

After a host of Bollywood beauties such as Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Madhuri Dixit Nene, it's now Katrina Kaif's turn to enter the famous Madame Tussauds wax museum in London.

Workshop to showcase Bengal's dying arts on World Tourism Day

This World Tourism Day, jive to the spirited steps and energetic beats of the traditional Chhau dance - Indian tribal martial dance - learn the nuances of its choreography at a workshop here and appreciate the significance of such heritage art forms that are struggling to survive today.

Shia LaBeouf runs 'marathon' for Dutch art performance
Shia LaBeouf runs 'marathon' for Dutch art performance

 

London: Actor Shia Labeouf completed a museum marathon in Amsterdam, Holland as part of a bizarre performance art piece.

National War Museum project faces encroachment obstacle

 For construction of the National War Museum at the Princess Park locality near India Gate, the Defence Ministry will have to find a place to settle over 100 families living in that area.

Pharrell Williams Grammy hat to be exhibited

`Happy` hitmaker Pharrell Williams` famous Grammy hat will be displayed in a museum.

Museum to step up security after attack

Security will be stepped up at a 140-year-old museum here after three men vandalized two 200-year-old statues of Queen Victoria.

Museum rediscovers ancient skeleton in storage

An archaeology museum in Philadelphia has made an extraordinary find in its own storage rooms.

Rare whale fossil pulled from California backyard

A rare whale fossil has been pulled from a Southern California backyard.
Paleontologist Howell Thomas of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County says the 16- to 17-million-year-old baleen whale fossil is one of about 20 baleen whale fossils known to exist.

Museum celebrating ``Big Bang`` of country music opens in Virginia

A museum celebrating 10 days in 1927 that helped introduce the mountain music of Appalachia to mainstream America opened in Virginia.

New Rashtrapati Bhavan museum to open today

President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate a museum at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Special tribute to Om Puri at US museum

Veteran actor Om Puri will be the focus of a special tribute program here which will also have a preview screening of his latest film `The Hundred-Foot Journey`, in which he co-stars with Helen Mirren.

Benedict Cumberbatch to have wax figurine at Tussauds

Benedict Cumberbatch is the latest celebrity to have his wax statue at the Madame Tussauds museum.

INS Vikrant can be developed into museum: Former Vice Admiral

Retired Vice Admiral I C Rao,who was posted on INS Vikrant in 1975 for more than a year as chief engineer, today said that companies in Vishakapatnam are ready to convert the ship into a museum.

Rolling Stones museum on Mick Jagger`s mind

Rolling Stones museum on Mick Jagger`s mind

Centre likely to consider converting INS Vikrant into museum

The Union Tourism Ministry has been asked to examine the feasibility of converting former Indian Navy warship INS Vikrant into a maritime museum.