The word museum is a noun. Museum means (1) a depository for collecting and displaying objects having scientific or historical or artistic value.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word museum.
- Art Museum Directory
Browse this art museum
directory for information about art museums in the United States of America. The photograph on this page depicts a young woman viewing paintings in an art museum.
- The Field Museum of Natural History
The Field Museum, located in Chicago and named for its first major benefactor, Marshall Field, the core collections of the museum
are the biological and anthropological collections assembled for the 1893 World's Fair. The Museum has a 250,000-volume library and a team of researchers. There are temporary and permanent exhibits; information about them and more on the website. Also a Museum
- American Museum of Natural History
The Museum, located on Central Park West in New York City, was founded in 1869 by several philanthropists, including Theodore Roosevelt. The Museum
has an enormous collection of animals, an anthropological collection, a Planetarium, and much more. On the website, users can find much more information about special exhibits, visiting, resources available on line, and more.
- Museum of Arts & Design
Formerly the American Craft Museum. Located in New York City. Dedicated to collecting and exhibiting objects in clay, glass, wood, metal and fiber.
- American Museum of Photography
A virtual museum
with online exhibitions and photograph collections. Includes listing of photographic processes and a section on preservation. The Museum
Bookstore provides current photography titles and art posters.
- Art Museum Network
The Art Museum
Network is a resource and review website for art museum
- Los Angeles County Museum of Art
The Los Angeles County Museum
of Art (LACMA) is the largest art museum
in the western United States with an impressive collection.
- California Museum of Photography
Located at the University of California in Riverside, the CMP explores photographic media through exhibition, collection, publication, and the web. The museum
examines the history of photography and showcases current practice in photography and related media.
- Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Part of the Smithsonian Institute, the Hirshhorn is the Museum
for contemporary art and sculpture located on the Mall in Washington D.C. The website contains information about visiting, exhibitions, important archival collections, and research facilities.
- National Museum of American Illustration
Located in Newport, Rhode Island, this museum
presents artworks from the Golden Age of American Illustration. Illustrators and artists such as Howard Pyle, Charles Dana Gibson, Norman Rockwell, and Maxfield Parrish are represented in the gallery.
- Metropolitan Museum of Art
Premier art museum
in New York City. Website offers an overview of the collection of 2 million works of all time periods and places. Also on the site are visitor information, exhibit and concert schedules, an art history timeline, and a link to the Met Store.
- The Walters Art Museum
The Walters Art Museum
in Baltimore, Maryland is internationally renowned for its collection of art bequeathed to the city by William and Henry Walters.
- MoMA - The Museum of Modern Art
Visitors will find an extensive collection of modern art at this well-known New York City art museum.
- Pacific Aviation Museum
The Pacific Aviation Museum
is located on historic Ford Island, a secured military base in the middle of Pearl Harbor. Tours are available at the site which honors aviators who defended the Pacific Region when Pearl Harbor was attacked.
- Philadelphia Museum of Art - Galleries
The Philadelphia Museum
of Art, one of the largest museums in the United States, offers more than 200 galleries for visitors to enjoy. The museum's galleries feature treasures from around the world, including works of art from antiquity to the present day.
- Philadelphia Museum of Art
One of the largest art museums in the United States. It preserves and exhibits a diverse selection of art.
- United States Museums
Museums are popular tourist destinations because people realize the importance of remembering history and cultures. On this page, visitors can learn about museums in the USA.
- National Baseball Hall of Fame
The Hall of Fame opened its doors in 1939 in Cooperstown, New York where some people think baseball may have been invented. The website describes the Museum
and its exhibits. The Hall of Fame and Museum are non-profits and they are dedicated to fostering an appreciation of the historical development of baseball and its impact on our culture. Users can find information about visiting and more.
- NSA: National Security Agency
The National Security Agency/Central Security Service, located at Forte Meade, Maryland, is America's cryptologic organization. Its job is to protect U.S. government information systems. The NSA also conducts R&D programs that have benefited American business. The NSA runs the National Cryptologic Museum. Information about its programs, research, history, and the museum
on the website.
- Memphis Travel
MemphisTravel.com is the official guide to Memphis attractions, hotels, and restaurants. Memphis is an authentic and vibrant destination headlined by music and one-of-a-kind experiences such as Elvis Presley's Graceland, Sun Studio, performing arts, alternative rock and Blues music, an ornamental metal museum, Beale Street, Memphis Zoo pandas, the National Civil Rights Museum, Mississippi River views, mouthwatering barbecue, lively festivals, and intriguing galleries and museums.
- Art Museums
This art museum
list includes art museums that feature watercolor artworks in their collections. Most of the museums listed are located in the USA.
- San Francisco International Airport
This is the website for the San Francisco International Airport. On it, users can find information about incoming and departing flights, airport maps, ground transportation, driving directions, security, parking, and more. There is also a Museum
at the SFO which can be used for events as well as providing exhibits for visitors.
- American Red Cross
Clara Barton founded the American Red Cross in 1881 as an emergency response organization. Today the Red Cross also helps the needy, supports military families, collects and distributes blood, provides educational programs, and works abroad. The website provides a history of the organization, news about Red Cross activities, volunteer opportunities, a museum, a store, publications and more.
- Texas A&M University
Texas A&M, in College Park, in Texas, was founded in 1876 as the State's Land Grant College. Today it is a land-grant, sea-grant, and space-grant university. There are over 45,000 students. It is also the home of the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum. The School has graduate programs in veterinary science, business, and architecture, among others. More information on the website.
The following articles provide recent museum
The following pages provide more extensive museum
- Museum News
Recent news stories about the topic museums, aggregated from diverse, English-language news sources.
Regional Directory News.
- Museum Tweets
Recent English-language tweets that include the hashtag museums.
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