Culture Victoria

What is a museum?

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ICOM Definition of a Museum
Article 3 - Definition of Terms
Section 1. Museum. A museum is a non-profit, permanent institution in the service of
society and its development, open to the public, which acquires, conserves,
researches, communicates and exhibits the tangible and intangible heritage of
humanity and its environment for the purposes of education, study and enjoyment.
If your organisation does not fit this definition, it can still be listed as the content
contributor, but will not appear on the organisation listing. If you believe that your
organisation fits this definition of a museum but is not listed on the CV Organisation
Listing, please contact us.

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