Week 2: Types of Museums

The origins of the Natural history museum don’t differ too drastically from other types of museums. For instance, both art museums and natural history museums grew out of private collections owned by wealthy individuals during the renaissance, and while art museums grew from galleries and salon, natural history museums grew from the cabinets of curiosities.…

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Discussion 2

A Natural History Museum is a special kind of museum that displays a variety of exhibitions ranging a wide selection of topics, specializing, as the name implies, in the history of nature. These museums often display fossils and cadavers of specimens relating to the history of life on our planet. The natural history museum is…

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2). Types Discussion

2). Types Discussion: What do you think is an important reason that there are several different types of museums? And/or what is/are your favorite botanical gardens/zoos/aquaria that you’ve visited? I believe that the collection and the management of museums can be intense and overwhelming at times. With this in mind, smaller museums may be more…

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