Images of the destruction of two famous Buddha statues by the Taliban in Bamyan province shocked the world, but scores of smaller Buddhist artifacts also fell victim to the militant group during its time in power. A museum in Kabul is working to restore some of the precious relics.
The Völklingen complex was shut down in 1986, and the site was later converted into an industrial museum. It was declared a a UNESCO World Heritage Site.in 1994.
Mass-market fast-fashion retailing lives off persuading people to buy more and more clothes. But it does not have to be this way. A new museum in Amsterdam explores sustainable approaches to fashion – in stylish fashion.
"Mainhattan" from above: Our drone shows you a bird's eye view of Frankfurt — from the skyline and old town to the museum embankment.
With a razor-sharp pen, caricaturists have always targeted Germany's chancellors. "Touché — The Chancellors in Cartoons" at the Haus der Geschichte museum presents the very best in print and animated film.
A team from across Europe is working with local communities in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania on a self-cleaning system for Lake Victoria.
Bonn's museum for postwar German history shows visitors how the country has developed since 1945: from division to reunification to today's challenges.
For the first time, designers from Senegal, Uganda and Benin present their design in Berlin's Kunstgewerbemuseum. An innovative generation of designers is in the process of breaking the often still dominant ideas of Western fashion and beauty ideals.
Stefan Draschan's photo series "People matching artworks" is a big online success. The Austrian photographer is known for his unusual images which capture unaware museum visitors.
About 60 milliners are based in the environs of Montappone, Italy. They export their hats the world over. Travelers can visit the local hat museum to learn how this tradition has developed since the 17th century.
Vikings lived on the banks of the Schlei in the 9th and 10th centuries. Haithabu was a major trading center then. Today, visitors can tour the reconstructed Viking village and museum.
After Weimar, Dessau now has its Bauhaus Museum. Its opening exhibition explores how the former design school served as a lab to experiment in different arts.
Normally, vehicles like the 1894 Benz Victoria are confined to the museum. But the 125- year-old horseless carriage was licensed for public roads. A collector of vintage cars from Einbeck takes it for a drive.
Frankfurt is famous for its excellent museums. One of the best is the Städel Museum. It features one of the most important art collections in Germany.
Knights, kings, romance and wine — the Upper Middle Rhine Valley has more castles than anywhere else in Germany.We show you the loveliest castles and palaces along the romantic Rhine.
Thirty years after the fall oft he Berlin Wall, a museum in the western German city Düsseldorf presents East German art. The idea is to overcome old prejudices.
They're typically Sicilian: Two-wheeled wooden carts decorated with elaborate carvings and paintings. Pulled by donkeys or horses, they were once the primary means of transport on the Italian island.
The German military’s assault on the Polish town of Wielun on September 1, 1939 has come to be seen as the initial act of aggression at the start of the Second World War. DW speaks with some of the few remaining witnesses of the attack.
Tourists heading to Rome who are planning to visit the Vatican Museums will have to be patient. There are more tourists than ever — and fewer possibilities to jump the queue. Since the beginning of August, it's become illegal for touts to sell so-called skip-the-line tickets. Our reporter Angelo van Schaik braved the crowds at the Vatican Museums and waited in line with everyone else.
What do tourists do in Berlin? Sightseeing, shopping, partying — but they also go to the city's more than 200 museums, memorials and exhibition halls. Here are the most popular:
In bustling Germany, the Gipsformerei replica workshop is still making plaster copies of famous sculptures the same way after two centuries. A part of the state museums, it is the biggest one of its kind in the world.
A new museum is opening in the French capital to tell the story of the French resistance during World War Two. Visitors can tour a resistance command post in a bunker deep below the streets of Paris.
Here are some of the artists on show at the exhibition "Connecting Afro Futures. Fashion — Hair — Design" at the Kunstgewerbemuseum (Museum of Decorative Arts) in Berlin.
A DJ from outer space: An astronaut plays a set for clubbers on Earth. Victoria and Albert: The first royal dream couple. And: a day at the Highland games.
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