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A museum is an institution which normally has exhibitions on scientific, historical, cultural topics, etc. Typically open to the public as a tourist attraction, museums may be more heavily involved in acquisitions, conservation or research.
How to Map
- addr=* - the address
- opening_hours=* - hours of opening
- contact:website=* / website=* / url=* - URL of this museum
- phone=* - phone number of this museum
- operator=* - indicates the operator or name of the company operating this museum
- wheelchair=no/yes/limited - suitable for wheelchairs
- wikipedia=* - a link to Wikipedia's article about the museum
- museum=* / subject=* - Type of museum regarding the exhibits, subject of the museum
- museum_type=* - Mostly used to tag the museum operator type (e.g. municipal, national, private)
- tourism=gallery - An art gallery. An institution holding art exhibitions (even if they have "museum" in the name).
- shop=antiques - A shop selling antiques. Occasionally these may have "museum" in the name, and present themselves as museums. If it is mostly just a shop, then shop=antiques is better.
- amenity=arts_centre - An arts centre. A venue where a variety of arts are performed or conducted.
- amenity=theatre - Place where live theatrical performances are held.