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We are great fans of quirky museums. The Museum of Plagiarism in the German town of Solingen is definitely worth a visit.

We must admit to not being very assiduous at visiting museums and taking in the traditional ‘sights' mentioned in guidebooks. But every now and again some truly oddball museum catches our attention. You may feel that a visit to the Louvre is not a necessary part of a stay in Paris, but if you are travelling through the Rhine-Ruhr area of Germany don't miss the Museum of Plagiarism in Solingen.

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