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.
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, 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 store.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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