museology

[ myoo-zee-ol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌmyu ziˈɒl ə dʒi /

noun

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

OTHER WORDS FROM museology

mu·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 museology

museology
/ (ˌmjuːzɪˈɒlədʒɪ) /

noun

the science of museum organization

Derived forms of museology

museological, adjectivemuseologist, noun
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