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Museums and art galleries play an important role in our contemplation and understanding of life and death. Times, Sunday Times (2017)We didn't want people to see our churches as museum pieces. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The penny drops How much do you put in museum and art gallery donation boxes? Times, Sunday Times (2016)And its ancient churches, museums and vibrant art scene will keep tourists busy. The Sun (2016)Next autumn he plans to open his own art museum in New York. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I feel really proud of how it invites you in, unlike other period pieces that feel like a museum piece. Smithsonian Mag (2017)It's not one of those houses that produces things which you just go and look at, like museum pieces. Times, Sunday Times (2016)For 85, a family of four can skip queues at most museums and visit as many times as they want. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Roughly half are inside city buildings such as museums and employment offices. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You can give pleasure to many people with a gift of art to a museum or gallery. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Our national museums and galleries are not truly free. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It is only possible to visit the museum by appointment. The Wine Roads of France (1989)What would you like to place in our museum of memories? Times, Sunday Times (2010)It would make a good month for national museums weeks. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Friends used to joke that it was like visiting a maritime museum. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It rescues cuneiform from its dusty place in the museum basement. Times, Sunday Times (2014)On a patch of waste ground a few women stood behind stalls offering vegetables like museum pieces. Somewhere East of Life (1994)And it might just be the best new museum or gallery building anywhere. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Museums and art galleries need cash if they are to survive. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But a national museum on architecture has been nearly two centuries in the making. Times, Sunday Times (2008)All change this year at our two most visited museums. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It may now be given a place in the museum. The Sun (2013)Proper battlements and an interesting museum. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Each part of the journey includes visits to the city's most interesting galleries and museums. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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British English: museum /mjuːˈzɪəm/ NOUN
A museum is a public building where interesting and valuable objects are kept and displayed.
He wanted to visit the city's art museums.
- American English: museum
- Arabic: مِتْحَفٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: museu
- Chinese: 博物馆
- Croatian: muzej
- Czech: muzeum
- Danish: museum
- Dutch: museum
- European Spanish: museo
- Finnish: museo
- French: musée
- German: Museum
- Greek: μουσείο
- Italian: museo
- Japanese: 博物館
- Korean: 박물관
- Norwegian: museum
- Polish: muzeum
- European Portuguese: museu
- Romanian: muzeu
- Russian: музей
- Spanish: museo
- Swedish: museum
- Thai: พิพิธภัณฑ์
- Turkish: müze
- Ukrainian: музей
- Vietnamese: viện bảo tàng
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