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Following in the Footsteps of The Godfather

Not only is it one of the greatest movies of all time, one of the most quoted film in history (“[he] sleeps with the fishes”), and an epic tribute to mafia romance and tragedy, The Godfather is also a dedication to the back alleys and glamorous landmarks of New York. Before filming began, the movie on its way to Hollywood ... Read More »

I Spy: Museyon Guides

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Last week we swept the streets of New York City to visit our books in some of our favorite stores. Here are some of the places where you can find them in Manhattan! Metropolitan Museum of Art Whitney Museum of American Art Barnes and Noble 86th Street Museum of Modern Art Metropolitan Museum of Art Store, Rockefeller Center Barnes and ... Read More »

Spotlight On: Coco Chanel

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  Coco Chanel. Gracefully rolling off the tongue, the name itself exudes a fierce confidence sewed together with a charming grace. Born August 18, 1983, Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel would grow up to revolutionize the fashion industry with her modernist mind, keen fashion sense, belief that women could sport the styles usually found on men, and of course, her little black ... Read More »

See the Sets with On Location Tours

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If you’re anything like us, you get a thrill from seeing familiar places on the big and small screens. Then imagine the rush that comes with seeing dozens of your favorite places from film and television all in one action-packed tour! Since 1999, On Location Tours has offered guided sight-seeing bus and walking tours of famous film and television locations ... Read More »

Spotlight On: The Galeries Lafayette

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From Marie Antoinette’s powdered wig to Coco Chanel’s little black dress, Paris has always been the hub of fashion. The Parisian fashion world—the pinnacle for fashion designers, models and anyone interested in what colors are a must-have for fall—has dominated in all things couture. So, in 1893 when a pair of entrepreneurs decided to open up a fashion store at ... Read More »

Hemingway’s Paris

In the years before WWII, Paris was the most exciting place on the planet, drawing some of culture’s most creative minds. In the latest video from Museyon, discover the places where Ernest Hemingway lived, loved and found inspiration in Paris, France. See the places he and other members of the Lost Generation (F. Scott Fitzgerald, Gertrude Stein) hung out, then ... Read More »

Spotlight On: The Moulin Rouge

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The Moulin Rouge, or Red Windmill, is as famous as its counterparts the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre Museum. Made immortal through literature, cinema, and of course, song, this popular cabaret opened for business in 1889 and forever revolutionized the meaning of the word “soiree.” Better known by it French name, the Moulin Rouge–or “ The First Palace of Women” ... Read More »

Introducing: Chronicles of Old Paris

It’s a new year and here at Museyon, we’ve got lots of news to be excited about. First off, our newest title, Chronicles of Old Paris: Exploring the Historic City of Light by John Baxter. The third title in our “Chronicles” series of historical guidebooks, this book reveals the dramatic 2,000-year history of one of the world’s most beautiful cities–from ... Read More »

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