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This is one of the rare Museums that actually allow you to touch

This is one of the rare Museums that actually allow you to touch


As of 2017, the museum houses approximately 94,000 objects, and the art museum has 3,700 pieces of artwork in its collection.

The prayer room of the new exhibit at the Please Touch Museum, "America to

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Due to display limitations, many of the materials and works exhibited behind protective glass can only be shown in part.

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Shankar at the museum.

Art in Boulder that's so good you can feel it. Seriously, you can touch, scratch and spin it.

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One of the really nice touches of the museum is the free tour guide. I'm not talking a pamphlet or headset–these are volunteers who speak English (among ...

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A Quran from India dating to 1852 is on display at the Please Touch Museum's newest

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Installation view of Immersion Room. Photo: Matt Flynn © 2014 Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.

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Tactile model of George Washington's Mount Vernon from the late 1930s. This object is in the museum's Division of Medicine and Science.

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It's a wonderful show, with over a hundred of Games's iconic (and now quite rare) designs, and features lots of his original artwork.

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Lorena Baines, the manager of accessibility programs for the National Gallery of Art, and Legge act out “The Dancing Couple” during the “Picture This” tour.

At the Dairy Arts Center, visitors scratch away the surface of paintings by Mark Bueno. (Lauren Click, provided by the Dairy Arts Center)

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You'll be able to see 14 perfectly preserved bodies from Japan. You can hold a human brain in your palm or touch a dead man's hand.

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The collection includes some animal brains.

You can find Jade in caves in the area. There is a 2400 pound one in the garden!

Interspersed through this section are hands on items that you can touch, lift, and even get inside (no joke!)

Swords at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge (but really, it could be anywhere)

Salima Suswell, head of the advisory committee for the new exhibit at the Please Touch

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A formalin fixed human brain, ready to be handed to visitors.

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The museum gift shop on the first floor offers catalogs and items related to the current exhibitions, uniquely Okinawan craft and folk art products, ...

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Working closely with the Learning and Education teams at the VMFA, we created a didactic, a digital learning tool that would be displayed on the new touch ...

... we had a visit to the museum by Elmer Smith and his family. As he was leaving, he expressed appreciation for the hospitality and promised to be in touch ...

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