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museology

[myoo-zee-ol-uh-jee]
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noun
  1. the systematic study of the organization, management, and function of a museum.
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Origin of museology

First recorded in 1880–85; muse(um) + -o- + -logy
Related formsmu·se·o·log·i·cal [myoo-zee-uh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌmyu zi əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, adjectivemu·se·ol·o·gist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for museologist

museology

noun
  1. the science of museum organization
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Derived Formsmuseological, adjectivemuseologist, noun
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