Museum employee Vicky views fish and coral in an aquarium at the Natural History Museum in London. It forms part of a new exhibition, ‘Coral Reefs: Secret Cities of the Sea’, featuring a panoramic virtual dive and over 250 specimens from the Museum’s coral, fish and marine invertebrate collection.
Police officers are seen on the pavement outside parliament in Tunis. Gunmen attacked Tunisia’s national museum near its parliament on Wednesday, killing at least seven tourists and taking others hostage inside the building
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Chinese tourists pose for pictures at Art in Paradise, an illusion art museum popular amongst tourists, on Thursday in Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Guests look at the exhibits on show at the Auckland War Memorial Museum’s World of Wearable Art (WOW) exhibition opening at Auckland Museum on Thursday in Auckland, New Zealand.
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Johanna Puisto, a sculpture conservator at the Victoria & Albert Museum, unveils a cast of Michelangelo’s David on Monday in London, England
A woman looks at the Parthenon Marbles, a collection of stone objects, inscriptions and sculptures, also known as the Elgin Marbles, on show at the British Museum in London. Hollywood actor George Clooney’s new wife, human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin Clooney, made an impassioned plea on for the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Athens
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Guy Howard-Evans inspects the final installation of Barlach’s ‘Hovering Angel’ sculpture at the British Museum on Friday in London, England. The piece by Ernst Barlach is his memorial to those killed in the First World War and forms part of the museum’s ‘Germany: Memories of a Nation’ exhibition which opens on October 16th until January 25th
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel tours the exhibition: “The First World War, 1914-1918″ (“Der Erster Weltkrieg, 1914-1918″) on its official opening at the Deutsches Historisches Museum in Berlin, Germany
Russia’s President Vladimir Putin visits the Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics in Moscow. On Saturday, Russia celebrates Cosmonautics day which marks Yuri Gagarin’s pioneering flight into space.
Yoko Ono poses during the photocall to promote her retrospective exhibition, “Yoko Ono: Half-A-Wind Show”, at the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, northern Spain. The 81-year-old Japanese artist and peace activist is also well known as the widow of Beatles member John Lennon.
A visitor takes a photo of a life-sized replica of the lizard crocodile ‘Sauroshuchus’ exhibited at the Art Science Museum, Singapore, during a media preview of Dinosaurs: From Dawn to Extinction. The exhibition runs from January 25 to July 27
“Airplane Parts”, a sculpture by Nancy Rubins made from scraps of old aircraft wired together into a massive junk tree, greets visitors to the Museum of Contemporary Art in downtown Los Angeles.
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Journalist and presenter Evan Davies poses with a 3D printed model of himself in the exhibition ’3D: printing the future’ in the Science Museum on Tuesday in London, England. Mr Davies’ model features his arm in a sling due to him being scanned in August 2013 whilst recovering from a broken wrist. The exhibition, which opens to the public tomorrow, features over 600 3D printed objects ranging from: replacement organs, artworks, aircraft parts and a handgun.
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A man dressed as a Tyrannosaurus rex takes a morning stroll with commuters in Martin Place on Wednesday in Sydney, Australia to mark an exhibition being held at the Australian Museum.
A woman hugs a terracotta warrior replica as she poses for a souvenir photo at the Museum of Qin Terracotta Warriors and Horses in Xi’an, Shaanxi province in central China on Tuesday.
A person visits the exhibition “Requins” (Sharks) on Friday in Oceanography museum in Monaco. The exhibition opens on June 8 on the eve of World Oceans Day.
A young boy looks on with intrigue at the second world war monument in Kiev, Ukraine, at the open air museum
A woman walks behind mirrors and lenses in the new permanent exhibition of the Mathematisch-Physikalischer Salon (Maths and Physics) at the Dresden Zwinger in Dresden, eastern Germany, on Friday. After being closed for six years for renovation work, the oldest museum displaying historic scientific instruments and timepieces reopens on April 14 2013.