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Subject Description

Museums

Institutions that acquire, preserve, research, exhibit and provide for the educational use of objects or artifacts of artistic, cultural, historical, scientific or technological significance which are presented in a popular and fairly non-technical manner. Collections may include works of art; objects and artifacts that are related to the study of zoology, biology, botany, mineralogy, geology and other natural sciences, history, archeology, science and technology; materials related to motion pictures, sports, music, theater and other aspects of the arts and popular culture; memorabilia and other collectibles; or material relating to the history and achievements of particular cultural or ethnic group. Most museums have auxiliary services which enhance the museum experience for visitors.

Taxonomy Code: TA-550

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