Do you like fries? Who doesn’t? Well, this is a great chance for you all pommes frites enthusiasts because Frietmuseum in Bruges is the house of fries. Here you can find out everything you want to know about fries. It’s fun, catchy for entire family! It is the first institution in the world dedicated to French fries. The Bruges Chip Museum, or Het Frietmuseum, is open every day from 10 am to 5 pm. However, it can be opened on request, after hours, for groups. The Bruges Chip Museum is closed on 24th, 25th and 31st December, 1st January and 10 th to 21 st January 2011. The entrance ticket is not very expensive, that is, 6 €: adults, 5 €: groups (of 15 people or more, reservation required), students, 65+ and 4 €: children from 6 to 12 years. Take your time to visit all the three parts of Het Frietmuseum in Bruges, which is made up from the history of the potato, the history of fries, and in the end you can taste some of the delicious French fries.
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Bordeaux has its many interesting sighteseeings, among which one can count CAPC – Museum of Contemporary Art, a place that gathers under the same roof items and ideas partaining to the contemporary period, from the 60s until nowadays. It might seem akward if you are for the first time in such a place, but our advise is not to leave the place. Anyway, the entrance fee is affordable because you have to pay 5 euros in case you are an adult and 2.50 euros if you are a student or job seeker. Of course, there are also membership cards available at the ticket office at the entrance. You can be accompanied by a guide, or, if you want to visit it by yourself, then take your time and visit all the rooms of the Museum of Contemporary Art. It’s worth visiting it, also because it is open most of the time, except for public holidays.
There are many events that are held there periodically, such as artist talks, concerts, dance and live art performances, workshops or seminars. There are permanent exhibitions as well as temporary exhibitions. The building itself is a colonial warehouse, a superb pre-industrial nineteenth century edifice. You can take as many photos as you like, you can watch a movie at the basement floor or just look at the walls, which are beautifully coloured. The gallery below reveals part of the things visitors can see at the the Museum of Contemporary Art in Bordeaux. It is not very crowded so you can enjoy seeing the striking elements. Don’t worry, although it might seem weird to be among all those objects, you will see that you will find an explanation for each of them – however, it is contemporary art!
Madam Tussauds is one of the most famous tourist attractions in the world. Its museums are widely spread in places like Vienna, Amsterdam, Berlin, Hollywood, Hong Kong, Las Vegas, London, New York, Shanghai and Washington DC. Madam Tussauds in London hosts around 400 lifesize wax models of artists, politicians, sportsmen, monarchs. Madam Tussauds was born in Strasbourg in 1761 and then after inheriting a wax musem, she moved to London where she set up an exhibition of 35 wax figures on Baker Street. After her death, her relatives moved the display to where it is now, that is on Marylebone Road.