List of Notable Museums and Galleries
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List of Notable Museums and Galleries

This is a list of museums. A museum is an institution that cares for (conserves) a collection of artifacts and other objects of artistic, cultural, historical, or scientific importance and makes them available for public viewing through exhibits that may be permanent or temporary.

According to Museums of the World, there are about 55,000 museums in 202 countries.[1] The International Council of Museums comprises 30,000 members in 137 countries.

By country

Other territories

By topic

By size

See also


  1. ^ Lochar, Ruth; Meinhold, Alexandra; Toma, Hildegard (May 17, 2011). Museums of the World (18th ed.). München: De Gruyter Saur. ISBN 9783110234855. OCLC 747007027. Retrieved 2012. 

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