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History, as a school subject, was a huge torture for some kids. It was so boring to memorize all these dates, years, kings, battles, or when something was discovered (America or India, for instance).
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Good evening. Welcome to the Hotel Fun. How can I help you?
I have a reservation. I would like to get a non-smoking room with a garden view.
No problem (smile). Just a moment…
Would you like to stay in the Hotel Fun? Do you think that staff members are professional? Would you expect such treatment in a hostel as well? Or from your Airbnb host (smile)?
This is the Hotel & Restaurant Museum in Helsinki, and a lot of fun. The reception desk is not something typical for museums. No fences, no “don’t touch” signs. You can go behind the desk and act as a receptionist. Someone can take photos of you, the way we did.
This is my sister, one of the travel team members. She has actually worked as a receptionist, so it wasn’t hard for her to look like a “real one”.
Can you remember any similar example of museum games and acting? Let me know 🙂
Perpetual Motion. In Latin, Perpetuum Mobile. Before some modern scientific discoveries, there were many attempts to create a machine which works without any power sources. In the late XIX century in Finland, there was a guy the history doesn’t know a lot about, but it’s known that he spent 23 years of his life working on such a machine.
His name was Mikko Mikonpoika Minkkinen.
An entire room in the National Museum is reserved for this piece of work. While watching the machine, you can notice a little detail on the photo:
Was it a Christmas decoration, or is it a regular detail? It’s provocative, anyway 🙂