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Two stolen Van Gogh paintings back on display in Amsterdam

Two priceless paintings by Vincent Van Gogh are once again hanging in an Amsterdam museum 14 years after being stolen by the mafia.

Two priceless paintings by Vincent Van Gogh are once again hanging in an Amsterdam museum 14 years after being stolen by the mafia.

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Mosul's museum freed from ISIL, but not in good shape

After being under ISIL control for more than two years, all that remains inside Mosul’s museum is destruction and traces of looting.

After being under ISIL control for more than two years, all that remains inside Mosul’s museum is destruction and traces of looting.

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Bolivia opens the "Evo Museum"

Bolivia on Thursday opened a $7 million museum dedicated to President Evo Morales and indigenous peoples in Morales’s birthplace of Orinoca high up in the deserts of the Bolivian…

Bolivia on Thursday opened a $7 million museum dedicated to President Evo Morales and indigenous peoples in Morales’s birthplace of Orinoca high up in the deserts of the Bolivian…

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Trump gets his wall

A tourist attraction in Hamburg, Germany that features miniature models of various parts of the world has put up a wall around the United States, in a dig at President Donald Trump’s plan to build a f

A tourist attraction in Hamburg, Germany that features miniature models of various parts of the world has put up a wall around the United States, in a dig at President Donald Trump’s plan to build a f

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Star Wars film maker chooses LA for art museum

After holding the art world in suspense Star Wars film maker George Lucas has finally chosen Los Angeles to build his $1bn (900,000 euros) Museum of Narrative…

After holding the art world in suspense Star Wars film maker George Lucas has finally chosen Los Angeles to build his $1bn (900,000 euros) Museum of Narrative…

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360º Video: noon at the Museum

Once a month, Lyon’s Arts and Crafts Museum organises a guided tour, focused on a particular piece of artwork and a concert related to the piece.

Once a month, Lyon’s Arts and Crafts Museum organises a guided tour, focused on a particular piece of artwork and a concert related to the piece.

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Van Gogh book of drawings slammed as fake

An extraordinary row has broken out over a new book that claims to contain previously unpublished drawings by Dutch master Vincent Van Gogh.

An extraordinary row has broken out over a new book that claims to contain previously unpublished drawings by Dutch master Vincent Van Gogh.

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Prague Toilet Museum victims of own success

Flushed with success, a rare museum in Prague is moving to the Old Town to become more accessible to tourists.

Flushed with success, a rare museum in Prague is moving to the Old Town to become more accessible to tourists.

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Meet your hominid ancestors in Georgia

Archaelogical findings including fossilised bones and artefacts covering almost two million years of human evolution are on show at the Georgian National Museum as part of its exhibition ‘Stone Age…

Archaelogical findings including fossilised bones and artefacts covering almost two million years of human evolution are on show at the Georgian National Museum as part of its exhibition ‘Stone Age…

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Stolen Van Gogh paintings recovered by Italian police

The masterpieces, stolen more than a decade ago in Amsterdam, were found in a house linked to an international drug trafficker in Castellammare di Stabia, near Naples.

The masterpieces, stolen more than a decade ago in Amsterdam, were found in a house linked to an international drug trafficker in Castellammare di Stabia, near Naples.

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Obama opens US black history museum

President Obama has formally opened the US National Museum of African-American History and Culture in Washington – nearly 100 years after it was first proposed by black civil war…

President Obama has formally opened the US National Museum of African-American History and Culture in Washington – nearly 100 years after it was first proposed by black civil war…

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3D Lascaux cave comes to life

A replica of the famous prehistoric Lascaux cave in southern France has been created thanks to 3D technology, that allows for the look, feel and smell of the original to come to life.

A replica of the famous prehistoric Lascaux cave in southern France has been created thanks to 3D technology, that allows for the look, feel and smell of the original to come to life.

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Versailles, fake chairs, and a French antiques scandal

An art scandal is brewing in France after the arrest of two respected antiques dealers on suspicion of selling fake furniture to Versailles.

An art scandal is brewing in France after the arrest of two respected antiques dealers on suspicion of selling fake furniture to Versailles.

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Syria's cultural heritage recreated in Berlin's Pergamon Museum

Berlin's Pergamon museum has set up a project to help integrate refugees where Syrian and Iraqi guides tell visitors of the cultural heritage of their countries.

Berlin's Pergamon museum has set up a project to help integrate refugees where Syrian and Iraqi guides tell visitors of the cultural heritage of their countries.

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The necropolis of Orthi Petra opens a window to the Homeric world

Situated 30km off Rethymnon, Crete, the necropolis of Orthi Petra is part of the wider archaeological site of ancient Eleftherna, a town with continuous habitation from 3000BC to the Byzantine…

Situated 30km off Rethymnon, Crete, the necropolis of Orthi Petra is part of the wider archaeological site of ancient Eleftherna, a town with continuous habitation from 3000BC to the Byzantine…