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Osterreichisches Museum fur Angewandte Kunst
Country: Austria

The Austrian Museum of Applied Arts (MAK), founded in 1864, the first of its kind in Europe, exercised a strong influence on the development of the applied arts for some time. It houses the archives and collections of the Wiener Werkstatte — work ...

Judenburg
Country: Austria

This town at the fork of a road is an old mercantile centre that took its name from the Juden, or Jews, who once lived and traded here. When Emperor Maximilian expelled the Jews in 1496, the town went into decline. Not much remains of the medieval ...

Kunstindustrimuseet
Country: Norway

The Kunstindustrimuseet is the Museum of Applied Arts in Norway. This museum was founded in the year 1876. It is one of the oldest museums in the entire country and is also one of the oldest design museums of Europe. The museum was relocated to the ...

Kongsberg
Country: Norway

The town of Kongsberg was founded in the year 1624 by Christian IV, a Danish-Norwegian king. The original name was Konings Bierg and the town was founded as a mining community. A royal charter of trade was granted to the town in 1802. Today the tow ...

Utstein Kloster
Country: Norway

Utstein Kloster or the Utstein Abbey, is a medieval monastery that is extremely well-preserved. It is the best preserved building of its kind in all of Norway. It is located in Rogaland county on the Mosteroy island.  The abbey was establishe ...

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