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Museum Mile in New York city

On one of New York City’s most famous avenues, Fifth Avenue, is Museum Mile. Museum Mile is a 23-block stretch that holds some of the most famous museums in the world. Museum Mile begins at 85th Street and Fifth Avenue with the massive Metropolitan Museum of Art. Inside is thousands of years worth of art and artifacts. A visitor can visit an entire Egyptian tomb, sit in a Japanese style garden, view Renaissance paintings, and ancient Greek and Roman sculptures. There is even a gallery featuring musical instruments. In the summer, there is a rooftop garden where there are spectacular views of the city, especially of Central Park.

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IELTS Writing: Attracting local people to museum

Many museums and historical sites are mainly visited by tourists, not local people. Why? What can be done to attract local people?

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The La Brea Tar Pits

There is perhaps no other place on earth like the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles, California. The tar pits are located on Wilshire Blvd in the heart of the city, and offer a snapshot into life in the city of L.A. 10,000 years ago. The George C. Page museum was built around the tar pits specifically to research the ancient attraction.

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Three fun things you can do in London with your children

London has many sites and attractions but usually the most prominent tourist destinations are not really specifically children’s attractions. If you’re traveling with children you’ll want to squeeze in sites that your children will like. Here are three places in London that you can visit, which your children will have fun exploring:

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IELTS Speaking: vocabulary for visiting a museum

As we all know, taking a trip to a museum can help to expand your knowledge, broaden your cultural awareness, and test your English skills! There will be many special events and activities organised in museums around the world, so why not take this opportunity to visit the museums local to you? Here is some key vocabulary to help you out:

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