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Museums/Collections Related to a Specific Food Group or Food—Fish

Museum im Malhaus
Halbinselstr. 77
Wasserburg
Bodensee 88142
GERMANY

Tel/Fax: (08382) 887197

Mission: Local history and fishing

Museums/Collections Related to a Specific Food Group or Food—Fish

Museum in 't Houtenhuis
Jan Boonpl. 2
De Rijp 1483 BL
NETHERLANDS

Tel/Fax: (0299) 671286
Website: www.houtenhuis.nl
Email: museum@houtenhuis.nl

Mission: Objects relating to whaling and the herring industry

Other Info: Established 1937

Museums/Collections Related to a Specific Food Group or Food—Grains

Museum Moorseer Muhle
Abbehausen
Butjadinger Str. 132
Nordenham 26954
GERMANY

Tel/Fax: (04731) 88983

Mission: Three-story mill and its history; agricultural implements

Museums/Collections Related to a Specific Food Group or Food—Fish

Museum Nan Eilean
Steornabhagh
Francis St.
Stornoway HS1 2NF
SCOTLAND

Tel/Fax: (01857) 703773 X266
Website: www.cne-siar.gov.uk
Email: rlanghome@cne-siar.gov.uk

Mission: Includes exhibits on maritime and fishing history

Museums/Collections Related to a Specific Food Group or Food—Honey

Museum of Ancient Beekeeping
Stripikiai village
25 km from Ignalina
LITHUANIA

Curator: Founded in 1974 by Bronius Kazlas
Tel/Fax: 370-29-42871
Website: anp@post.5ci.lt

Mission: Situated in a rustic cottage, the museum depicts the art of beekeeping through the ages, as well as exploring its spiritual links. The roles bees have played in ancient mythology are presented with displays detailing their part in ancient Egyptian, Native American, and pagan Lithuanian culture. Items of interest include an oak tree once worshipped by pagans, hilarious carvings, elaborate hives, and a couple of ingeniously menacing anti-bear traps. The woodland surrounding the museum is currently home to seven swarms of bees. Guests are welcome to sample their honey at the end of their visit.

Admission Info: Open daily, May 1 - October 15, 10 am - 7pm

Museums/Collections Related to a Specific Food Group or Food—Honey

Museum of Apiculture of the Republic of Moldova
Association of Apiculture of Moldova
Str. Dedebal 23
Chisinau MD2002
MOLDOVA

Tel/Fax: +37 322 632 355
Website: apismellifera.moldova@yahoo.com

Museums/Collections Related to a Specific Food Group or Food—Baking

Museum of Baking
Wingcarribee St.
Berrima
New South Wales
AUSTRALIA

Mission: In old bakehouse. Ovens and bakery are restored. Old photographs of baking processes.

Museums/Collections (Specific Foods)—Cocoa, Chocolate

Museum of Cocoa and Chocolate
Calle Amargura esquina a Mercaderes
Habana Vieja
Havana
CUBA

Mission: The history of cacao, its harvesting, production, and commercialization. Displays of panels, posters of famous foreign and Cuban industries and enterprises related to chocolate; objects from archaeological digs in Havana as evidence of domestic and religious environment of 18th and 19th century Havana; chocolate related tableware, Bakelite molds and containers for comfitures; a permanent collection of china chocolate cups from 19th and 20th century Europe. Demonstration of chocolate candy manufacturing techniques on Tuesday and Friday at 11 am. Tastings of a chocolate drink prepared in the traditional form and the Aztec way.

Other Info: Founder and Director is Madame Jo Draps. Sited in the House of the Green Cross, former residence of the Counts of Lagunilla.

Museums/Collections Related to a Specific Food Group or Food—Fish

Museum of Fishing
La Bussiere
Chatellon Coligny
Loiret 45230
FRANCE

Mission: Collections relating to every aspect of fishing; in art, in history and poetry, as well as in its purely technical aspects.

Museums/Collections Related to a Specific Food Group or Food—Fungi, Mushrooms

Museum of Mycology
Recife
Pernambuco
BRAZIL

Mission: Mycological and botanical specimens.

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