A museum is an institution that cares for a collection in any field of endeavour that is of interest to humankind. The types of museums vary from large institutions, covering many of the categories below, to very small institutions focusing on specific subjects.
Museum categories include fine arts, applied arts, craft, archaeology, anthropology and ethnology, biography, history, cultural history, science, technology, children’s museums, natural history, botanical, zoological gardens, museums of modern art, folk art, local history, military history, aviation history, philately, agriculture, or geology. Below is the evolving list of Specialist Museums featured on “Joy of Museums”.
Money, Banking and Mint Museums
Historic House Museums
- Chinese Museum, Melbourne
- Jewish Museum of Australia
- Peranakan Museum, Singapore
- Chinatown Heritage Centre
“I am seeking. I am striving. I am in it with all my heart.”
– Vincent van Gogh
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