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The T-Boy Society of Film & Music’s Readers’ Poll

Curated by Ed Boitano

Albrecht Durer portrait
The Alte Pinakothek collection comprises more than 700 artworks from the glittering epochs of German, Flemish, Netherlandish, French, Italian and Spanish painting. ALBRECHT DÜRER, PUBLIC DOMAIN, VIA WIKIMEDIA COMMONS.

Alte Pinakothek, Munich, Germany – They feature one of my favorite artists Albrecht Durer. My uncle  when seeing my long hair said… “David you look like Albrecht Durer,” which got me interested in the famous artist from the 15th century. – DE

Anne Frank and the Anne Frank House
The Anne Frank House is a museum dedicated to Jewish wartime diarist Anne Frank, located in the center of Amsterdam. LEFT: UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER; COLLECTIE ANNE FRANK STICHTING AMSTERDAM, PUBLIC DOMAIN, VIA WIKIMEDIA COMMONS. RIGHT: PHOTO COURTESY OF ANNEFRANK.ORG

Anne Frank House, Amsterdam – To see it is to be moved to tears. Such courage and vision beyond her young years. – MG

British Museum’s Rosetta Stone Room
The British Museum’s Rosetta Stone Room unlocks the hieroglyphic language of ancient Egypt, and is considered one of the cornerstones of modern Egyptology. PHOTO COURTESY OF BritishMuseum.com

NY Met, expansive and all under one roof; British Museum of course; Israel Museum; and the Museum Quarter (Island) in Berlin. – SV

American Museum of Natural History
The American Museum of Natural History, located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, New York City, is dedicated to exploring human cultures, the natural world, and the known universe. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY.

My fave is probably the Smithsonian Air and Space in DC.  My most memorable is the American Museum of Natural History in NYC. Though I wish I made time to see L.A.’s MOCA and Griffith Park Observatory. – HL

Museum Island and the Spree River
Museum Island features five museums in the historic center of Berlin. © VISITBERLIN. PHOTO BY GÜNTER STEFFEN.

Museum Island, Berlin – For tours of all 5 museums. – GW

Southern Italy’s ancient Pompeii is one of the world’s most engrossing archaeological experiences.

Pompeii, Italy – Not sure if museum, but my favorite historic site. – OM

Polynesian Cultural Center, Oahu, Hawaii
Hamana Kalili welcomes visitors to the Polynesian Cultural Center, a living museum devoted to six Polynesian villages. Kalili, who lost the three middle fingers of his right hand while working at a sugar mill, became a guard of the sugar train, where his all-clear wave evolved into the shaka, emulated by children and surfers. PHOTO BY DEB ROSKAMP.

Polynesian Cultural Museum, Laie, Oahu, Hawaii  – My kids loved it, so much to learn for adults too. – MB

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