August 15, 2018 Death in the Ice
As the title suggests, this exhibition is more about the mystery surrounding the expedition’s fate than the expedition itself.
July 25, 2018 The Canada Science and Technology Museum
A crowd of us from the Bank of Canada Museum took an afternoon to tour the CSTM and have a chat with some of its exhibition development team.
January 17, 2018 While in Oxford…
The meat of the traditional museum experience is found in Block B. Here you will see vintage radio sets, encrypting teletype machines, more Enigma machines and a working reproduction of the “Bombe.”
November 8, 2017 Harry Potter Was Here
Imagine your kids nagging you to visit a great cathedral or whining, “Kevin’s family got to go on a walking tour of Oxford, why can’t we?” Oddly enough, this scenario may not as far fetched as it sounds.
October 10, 2017 Vimy–Beyond the Battle
I was taken aback to discover that it was not about the battle at all but, rather, was about commemoration…
August 28, 2017 Hey Doll
As a visitor, I experienced a mixture of awe and incredulity: long showcases full of the same doll over and over, but each dressed differently or enjoying a different lifestyle.
August 16, 2017 Gold! I Found Gold!
Barkerville is the largest heritage site in western North America with 100 historical and 21 replica heritage buildings.
July 18, 2017 A Dash Through the Imperial War Museum
So, despite the known health risks, I rashly decided to “do” London’s Imperial War Museum (IWM) in a single morning. It almost worked.
May 12, 2017 The Spring 2017 Toronto Gift Fair
I didn’t fully grasp just how big a show it was until I stepped into the first hall. To say it was overwhelming would be an understatement.
January 24, 2017 Participating in Audience Research
Like us at the Bank of Canada Museum, the Canada Science and Technology Museum will be opening a completely redesigned facility in 2017.