‘Ripley’s Believe It or Not’ is founded by Robert Ripley. This is an American franchise dealing with bizarre items and events that are unusual and strange. This gained the utmost popularity that it became adapted into various formats such as television, radio, a chain of museums, comic books and also a book series. The Ripley Entertainment Inc is Orlando-based and a Jim Pattison Group division. This is a global company receiving over 12 million guests every year.
EMP, Experience Music Project was the name given earlier and later until November 2016; it was referred to as EMP Museum. This is a non-profit museum founded in 2000 by Paul Allen, Microsoft co-founder dedicating to contemporary pop culture as the Experience Music Project. Right from that time, MoPOP, the Museum of Pop Culture, has organized exhibits in dozens and almost 17 of them have toured internationally and across the US.
Bishop Museum, situated at Honolulu District, O’ahu, is a remarkable tourist attraction for the cultural and natural history lovers. The great touristy museum was originated in 1889. Today, it is known to be the biggest museum in Hawai’I providing its visitors the world’s greatest assortment of Polynesian artistic relics and ancient natural variety. Apart from the wide-ranging showcasing in Hawaiiana, the overall natural history stuff in the museum goes beyond 24 million.
Ernest Hemingway House is officially referred to as the Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum.This was actually the residence in Key West, Florida, United States of author Ernest Hemingway. It is located across the Key West lighthouse, at 907 Whitehead Street, near the Southern coast of the island. It was nominated in 1968 as the historic landmark of the U.S. Nation.
Motorbikes are something that are very popular nowadays, there are many motorcycle manufacturers and companies about which you might have heard of, but one company that is loved and liked by all bikers is Harley-Davidson. It is essentially an American motorcycle manufacturer which was founded in Milwaukee in 1903. Harley-Davidson is one of those motorcycle companies that managed to survive the great depression, and that is one of the reason why it is so popular. The motorcycles that they manufacture are of very high quality and tend to look really well built and beautiful, avid bikers love the manufacturer and their products and admire them to the fullest.
Three Hundred Years of History
The Citadelle of Quebec City describes itself as “a fortress, a regiment, a museum”. It is an active Canadian military installation, the official residence in Quebec of the Governor-General of Canada and of Queen Elizabeth II in her capacity as Queen of Canada, part of the Fortifications of Quebec National Historical Site and the museum of the 22nd Royal Canadian regiment, the only French-language regiment in the Canadian Forces. More than 200,000 people visit the citadel and its fortifications annually, and Quebec is one of only two cities in North America still surrounded by fortifications, the other being Campeche, Mexico.
The Corning Museum of Glass is one of the world’s largest collections related to glass history, technology and art. Located in Corning, New York, approximately 250 miles from New York City and 125 miles from Buffalo, the museum was opened in 1951 in celebration of the centennial of the famous glass works that was founded in that city, and that is now a world-wide presence in the glass and ceramics industries under the name of Corning International. The museum originally occupied a low-slung glass-walled building designed in the International Style by Wallace Harrison, famous for Lincoln Center, LaGuardia Airport and the Museum of Modern Art.
How the Museum Started
Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum has been an iconic tourist attraction, first in France and then in London, since the end of the 18th century. Now a worldwide chain of 14 museums and growing, the museums are entitled Madame Tussauds without the apostrophe, and are part of Merlin Entertainments, the largest amusement company in the world except for Disney. The first Tussaud wax exhibits opened in Paris in 1795 and moved to London in 1802; in addition to the London museum, the Tussauds group has opened museums in Amsterdam, Bangkok, Berlin, Blackpool, Hollywood, Hong Kong, Las Vegas, New York City, Shanghai, Sydney, Vienna, Washington, D.C., Wuhan, Seoul, Tokyo, Beijing, Prague, Singapore, Orlando, San Francisco. The Tussauds portfolio includes about 50 other attractions, including Legoland, Sea Life Centers, Gardaland in Italy, The Dungeons, The London and Orlando Eye rides and Alton Towers, Thorpe Park, and Chessington World of Adventures in Britain.