The world is chockfull of fascinating holidays that not many people may be aware of. One of these holidays just so happens to fall next week: International Museum Day. Every year, since 1977, the International Council of Museums (ICOM) organizes International Museum Day on May 18 to raise awareness of the role museums play in the development of culture and society. Each year centers around a different theme, and participating museums plan an array of activities that can last anywhere from a day to an entire week.
In honor of next week’s International Museum Day, we thought it fitting to highlight some of the incredible museums we visit on some of our Shore Excursions. Below are seven of the most fascinating, extraordinary, and unexpected museums you can explore on our tours:
ABBA Museum (Stockholm, Sweden) – Named one of the top three destinations in Sweden by international travel agencies at the yearly Swedish Tourist Gala 2013, ABBA The Museum pays tribute to Sweden’s most successful band. On this tour, you’ll enjoy the unique opportunity to trace the band’s historically acclaimed career from the group’s beginnings in 1970, through their grand world tours, to their split in 1983. Continue reading “7 Incredible Museums to Visit in Honor of International Museum Day”