List of national museums

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A national museum is a museum maintained and funded by a national government.[1] In many countries it denotes a museum run by the central government, while other museums are run by regional or local governments.[2] In other countries a much greater number of museums are run by the central government.[3]

The following is an incomplete list of national museums:

AlbaniaEdit

ArgentinaEdit

AustraliaEdit

AustriaEdit

AzerbaijanEdit

BahrainEdit

BangladeshEdit

BelarusEdit

BelgiumEdit

Bosnia and HerzegovinaEdit

BrazilEdit

BulgariaEdit

Burkina FasoEdit

CambodiaEdit

CanadaEdit

The following are national museums of Canada, established by the federal government of Canada and operated through an autonomous Crown corporation:

Former national museums that were later shut down includes:

In addition to institutions established or operated by the Government of Canada, several provinces and territories have established their own provincial and territorial museums.

ChadEdit

ChileEdit

ChinaEdit

ColombiaEdit

ComorosEdit

Costa RicaEdit

CyprusEdit

Czech RepublicEdit

DenmarkEdit

DjiboutiEdit

EritreaEdit

EstoniaEdit

EthiopiaEdit

FinlandEdit

FranceEdit

GambiaEdit

GermanyEdit

GhanaEdit

GreeceEdit

GuatemalaEdit

GuyanaEdit

Holy See (Vatican City)Edit

HungaryEdit

IcelandEdit

Isle of ManEdit

IndiaEdit

National-level museums in India come directly under the administrative control of Ministry of Culture, Government of India.[5]

IndonesiaEdit

IranEdit

IraqEdit

IrelandEdit

IsraelEdit

ItalyEdit

JapanEdit

KenyaEdit

KoreaEdit

KuwaitEdit

LatviaEdit

LebanonEdit

LibyaEdit

LithuaniaEdit

LuxembourgEdit

MalaysiaEdit

MaldivesEdit

MaliEdit

MaltaEdit

MauritaniaEdit

MexicoEdit

MyanmarEdit

NamibiaEdit

NepalEdit

NetherlandsEdit

New ZealandEdit

NigerEdit

NorwayEdit

PakistanEdit

PalauEdit

Papua New GuineaEdit

PeruEdit

PhilippinesEdit

PolandEdit

PortugalEdit

QatarEdit

RomaniaEdit

RussiaEdit

Saudi ArabiaEdit

SerbiaEdit

Sierra LeoneEdit

SingaporeEdit

SlovakiaEdit

SomaliaEdit

South AfricaEdit

South SudanEdit

SpainEdit

Catalonia [6]Edit

Sri LankaEdit

SudanEdit

SurinameEdit

SwedenEdit

SwitzerlandEdit

SyriaEdit

TaiwanEdit

TajikistanEdit

ThailandEdit

Trinidad and TobagoEdit

Turks and CaicosEdit

UkraineEdit

United KingdomEdit

EnglandEdit

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Northern IrelandEdit

ScotlandEdit

WalesEdit

United StatesEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Types Of Museums". Britannica. Retrieved 6 May 2021.
  2. ^ Culture, Media and Sport - Sixth Report (Report). The Culture, Media and Sport Committee. 2007.
  3. ^ Grosvenor, Bendor. "Could national museums in the UK do more to be truly national?". Apollo. Retrieved 6 May 2021.
  4. ^ "Inicio - Museo Histórico Nacional". mhn.gob.cl. Retrieved 2019-04-28.
  5. ^ ANI (27 December 2015). "Museum Reform: Ministry of Culture starts 14-point agenda" – via Business Standard.
  6. ^ "National Museums" (in Catalan). Government of Catalonia. Department of Culture.
  7. ^ "Home | National Museum of American History". americanhistory.si.edu. Retrieved 2019-04-28.

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