Papyrus Museum, Vienna

The Austrian National Library is a wondrous thing, it really is. Not only has it given us a  unique museum about globes, a space to get our heads around a language but also a place to ponder Papyrus.  Papyrus may not be the most interesting of materials. Think about it, it’s just pressed leaves, which, if left…

The Globe Museum Vienna

Airports aren’t the nicest places in the world. Nevertheless, I enjoy travelling. I want to see the world, and who doesn’t? At the museum at the centre of this post, I saw the world again and again. The Globe Museum in Vienna is conveniently housed in the same building as the Esperanto Museum ,  which makes sense…

The Esperanto Museum in Vienna

Languages are a curious thing. They constantly evolve and change; new words, new rules, new dialects. Language is utterly fascinating. It’s particularly interesting to see new languages pop up, which they do from time to time, especially around Sci-Fi/Fantasy geeks. Everyone knows about Trekkies and Klingon, or Lord of the Rings fans and Elvish. More…

Sigmund Freud Museum Vienna

Sigmund Freud is the most well-known psychologist in the science’s history. Ask anyone to name someone associated with psychology and chances are it is Freud that they’ll name. But it is not just in psychology that we see Freud’s legacy – he has left quite a few museums in his wake. In this blog post…

Wien Museum, Karlsplatz

From Budapest to Vienna, via one surprisingly quick train journey, I found myself with a whole new city full of museums to explore. Vienna is a city known for its, *ahem* idiosyncratic character, full of laconic wits with a morbid bent, and a whole load of odd museums. But where to begin? Personally, I’m a…