museology

noun
mu·​se·​ol·​o·​gy | \ ˌmyü-zē-ˈä-lə-jē How to pronounce museology (audio) \

Definition of museology

: the science or profession of museum organization and management

Other Words from museology

museological \ ˌmyü-​zē-​ə-​ˈlä-​ji-​kəl How to pronounce museological (audio) \ adjective
museologist \ ˌmyü-​zē-​ˈä-​lə-​jist How to pronounce museologist (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of museology

1885, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for museology

museum + -logy

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“Museology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/museology. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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