Decadence of Sun King’s pleasure palace revealed at reopened museum near Versailles:
The Palace Museum in #Beijing to close from Saturday, the first day of Chinese New Year until further notice to "prevent cross-infection of the novel coronavirus ", all pre-booked tickets will be fully refunded, said the museum on its official Weibo account Thursday night
The Palace Museum’s curator Wang Xudong early Tue apologized after several people were found driving inside the palace against the driving ban. A deputy curator and a security official have been suspended from their jobs.
Jeffrey Epstein’s Manhattan perv palace could soon be an art museum.
Two girls showed off driving into the Palace Museum on a regular closed Monday online, which violates the no-car-allowed rule here, sparking netizens' anger. The museum apologized for weak regulation, yet public ask for explanations of who the girls are and why they can drive in.
#TrendingInChina : The Palace Museum is facing fierce criticism after more visitors were found driving into the historical site despite a ban on vehicles. The public is calling for a more sincere explanation from the museum and stricter management.
The Palace Museum says it is 'deeply shocked and sincerely apologizes to the public.'
Here are some Benin bronzes on display at the British Museum in London. The collection was looted wholesale in 1897 when the British army sacked the palace of the once-mighty Kingdom of Benin, in present day Edo State, Nigeria. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
The building that houses Brazil's National Museum, which has been destroyed in a fire, dates back to 1818 and was previously a palace for the royal family