a building or place where works of art, scientific specimens, or other objects of permanent value are kept and displayed.
- in·ter·mu·se·um, adjective
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How to use museum in a sentence
He also warns that the entire Uffizi museum should be fortified with anti-seismic measures.
Prado was the first name I recognized here since I used to live a few blocks from the Prado museum in Madrid when I was 20.The Life and Hard Times Of The Family A Cuban Defector Left Behind | Brin-Jonathan Butler | December 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
And if you want proof of what the country is really all about, just walk through the National September 11 Memorial museum.
The question implicit in this effort, “If you were starting a museum, what would you put in your collection?”
Blues music is often treated like a museum piece, a relic from a bygone day, but this band will make you want to get up and dance.
While residing in Brussels these two artists began to collect works of art for what is now known as the Mesdag museum.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D. | Clara Erskine Clement
The Ashmolean museum, at Oxford, England, founded for the purpose of receiving the antiquary's "twelve cartloads of rarities."The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
A student, showing the museum at Oxford to a party, among other things produced a rusty sword.The Book of Anecdotes and Budget of Fun; | Various
Bluebeard, you know, had a whole museum of them—as that imprudent little last wife of his found out to her cost.A Selection from the Works of Frederick Locker | Frederick Locker
If, however, I was agreeably surprised by my visit to the theatre, I experienced quite a contrary feeling on going to the museum.A Woman's Journey Round the World | Ida Pfeiffer
British Dictionary definitions for museum
a place or building where objects of historical, artistic, or scientific interest are exhibited, preserved, or studied
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