Ancient treasures on show in Germany reveal turbulent past

BERLIN (AP) — An arrowhead firmly lodged in the skull of an ancient fallen warrior, a voluptuous woman's form carved from ivory and the mask of a Roman river god are among more than 1,000 major archae...

Giant bong, huggable buds: Marijuana museum opens in Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A glass bong taller than a giraffe. Huggable faux marijuana buds. A pool full of foam weed nuggets. Las Vegas' newest attraction — and Instagram backdrop — is a muse...

Taiwan Culture Minister signs accord with French museum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – During her visit to France, Culture Minister Cheng Li-chiun (鄭麗君) signed a cooperation accord with the Musée du quai Branly – Jacques Chirac, a Paris museum w...

NMTL in southwestern Taiwan launches AI museum guide system

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--The National Museum of Taiwan Literature in Taiwan’s southwestern city of Tainan has launched a software package for a smartphone-based tour guide app as part of a nationwi...

Taiwan boasts two museums among Top 25 Museums in Asia: TripAdvisor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The travel site TripAdvisor has released their annual rankings of museums and landmarks all over the globe, based on user reviews. In this year’s Travelers’...

Greek police arrest 2 for streak of oily museum attacks

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Two Bulgarian women have gone on trial in Athens for allegedly vandalizing centuries-old artefacts in three museums by smearing them with an oily liquid. Police...

Animal-themed drinkware shows ancients partied in beast mode

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A new exhibition at the Harvard Art Museums explores how the ancients literally partied in beast mode. "Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World: Feasting...

Egypt raises foreigners' passes prices to Cairo, Luxor sites

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt has raised the price of passes that allow foreign tourists entry into archaeological sites and museums in Cairo and Luxor. Thursday's statement by the Antiquities ...

Where are blacks, women? Living history museums rethink past

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts living history museum that depicts life in the early 19th century is looking to overhaul the way it presents the past in an effort to stay relevant to a 21st century audi...

Archaeologists dig Native American fort found in Connecticut

NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — Archaeologists are marveling at the site of a 1600s Native American fort in Connecticut that was uncovered as part of a rail bridge replacement project. About 2...

Quebec City's enticing tableau beyond the wall

QUEBEC CITY (AP) — It's what's inside the historic wall of Quebec City that makes people want to visit. It's what's outside that makes people want to stay. To visit without venturing...

The Latest: 100s line up to pay respects to Aretha Franklin

DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the first day of a public viewing of Aretha Franklin at a storied Detroit museum (all times local): 7:30 a.m. Hundreds of people are li...

Museum a fitting host for Aretha Franklin's public viewings

DETROIT (AP) — Thousands are expected to pour into Detroit's Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History on Tuesday and Wednesday to pay their final respects to Aretha Franklin. ...

Volunteers re-enact World War I encampment in Verdun, France

VERDUN, France (AP) — Hundreds of volunteers from 18 countries have gathered in the northeastern French town of Verdun to keep alive the memory of those who fought under appalling conditions in World ...

Impromptu opera regales Mexico City market-goers

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The tenor breaks into song next to bunches of bananas strung high above ripe papaya. Wearing a red market apron, he approaches a woman wrapped in a purple shawl and serenades her fo...