Museum

Garrett Ziegler

The Secret Museum Tucked Into One of New York City's Elevators

Exhibits include objects made by or for U.S. prisoners, fake vomit from around the world, and a series of stolen tip jars.

These Minimalist Illustrations of Modern Museums Are Strangely Hypnotic

Artist André Chiote's simple geometric lines and bold colors reduce modern architecture to a few building details or formal snapshots.

Seattle Museum of History and Industry

Visions of the Seattle That Could Have Been

The city's new Museum of History and Industry offers a portrait of how Seattle innovated its way into the 21st century, and what got lost along the way.

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With the Louvre-Lens, a Curtain Call for the Bilbao Effect

The world's most famous museum has opened a relatively modest satellite campus in a former industrial town.

Michael Labory and Bertrand Shippan

The Volcano as Museum

An architect designs a modern art museum that's a giant mass of granite lit from within by the orange glow of primordial fire.

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A Peek Inside America's Museum

Some intriguing scenes from the world's largest museum and research complex.

Explaining a City in 3 Exhibits

The Boston Society of Architects museum explains why the city is the way it is.

Reuters (left)/Gardner Museum (right)

A Boston Museum's Deft Attempt at Balancing Old and New

How the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum walked the tightrope between its founder's wishes and a sleek new design

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Learning to Navigate a City of Smog

How I'm figuring my way around Beijing