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What Are the Various Types of Art Museums?


Question: What Are the Various Types of Art Museums?
The American Association of Museums defines a museum as: "both governmental and private museums of anthropology, art history and natural history, aquariums, arboreta, art centers, botanical gardens, children's museums, historic sites, nature centers, planetariums, science and technology centers, and zoos."

Art museums can be run privately by a board of directors or by the government via appointees.

Museums range from modest, small scale collections to encompassing ones such as the Louvre.

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