MUSEUM

A building, group of buildings or space devoted to the acquisition, conservation, study, exhibition, and educational interpretation of objects having scientific, historical, or artistic value.

Related Terms

Term Note
ART GALLERY A building in which works of art are displayed, permanently or temporarily.
EXHIBITION CENTRE A building used to stage temporary exhibitions.
EXHIBITION HALL A hall used for housing public displays.
VISITOR CENTRE A building or complex with public facilities, information, interpretative displays, presentations and exhibitions, set within a scenic area or close to a historic building or site.