EUROPEAN COLLECTION

EUROPEAN COLLECTION

Berlin's Museum Island, Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna, Louvre in Paris and the Uffizi Gallery in Florence.

BERLIN: On the famed “Museum Island” in the river that winds through Berlin are five world-class museums that display antiquities from prehistory to the mid 20th Century.

VIENNA: The Kunsthistorisches Museum is a treasury of antiquities and weaponry collected by the royal family known as the Habsburgs – a dynasty that ruled much of Europe for 500 years.

PARIS: Once a royal palace, the Louvre is now one of the world's greatest museums boasting 35,000 objects from prehistory to the 19th century, and visited by over 8 million people every year.

FLORENCE: Visited by one and half million people every year, the Uffizi is one of the oldest art museums in the western world, boasting paintings and sculpture by the greatest masters of the Renaissance.p

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  • Museum Secrets: Inside the Kunsthistorisches Museum - Vienna

    The Kunsthistorisches Museum is a treasury of antiquities and weaponry collected by the royal family known as the Habsburgs – a dynasty that ruled much of Europe for 500 years.

    In this episode, we visit the crypt that entombs many generations of the Habsburg royal family, then meet a geneticis...

  • Museum Secrets: Inside the Pergamon and Neues Museums - Berlin

    On the famed “Museum Island” in the river that winds through Berlin are five world-class museums that display antiquities from prehistory to the mid 20th Century.

    In this episode, we pit two skilled warriors against each other to discover why some Viking swords are more deadly than others. We ...

  • Museum Secrets: Inside the Louvre, Paris

    Once a royal palace, the Louvre is now one of the world's greatest museums boasting 35,000 objects from prehistory to the 19th century, and visited by over 8 million people every year.

    In this episode, we chase the brazen thief who stole the Mona Lisa to find out how she was recovered and how ...

  • Museum Secrets: Inside the Uffizi Gallery, Florence

    Visited by one and half million people every year, the Uffizi is one of the oldest art museums in the western world, boasting paintings and sculpture by the greatest masters of the Renaissance.

    In this episode, we re-examine the famous conspiracy against Lorenzo de Medici – godfather of the Re...