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museum

noun

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a building or part of a building in which objects of interest are displayed
  • a trip to the Museum of Natural History

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The first known use of museum was circa 1660

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museum piece

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“Museum.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/museum. Accessed 16 Jan. 2022.

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