Wikipedia:WikiProject Museums

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Welcome to the Museums WikiProject! A chunk of this text has been stolen borrowed under GFDL ;) from other Wiki Projects.

  • Improve Wikipedia's coverage of museums.
  • Improve quality of existing articles
  • Expand smaller museums in non-English dominant countries where articles are little more than a sentence.
  • Create guidelines for articles about museums.
  • The project covers all articles about museums in a wide range of disciplines and locations throughout the world. By member consensus, it does not include aquaria, herbaria, zoos and other non-museum 'collections' because these are well-covered in other projects.
  • For those within the museum sector, and collaborations between Wikipedia and institutions, see Wikipedia:Advice for the cultural sector.


  1. Hafabe Art museums in NYC area or collections of Spanish art
  2. ChrisEngelsma Art and science museums, especially in Houston area.
  3. DiverScout (talk · contribs) (volunteer curator for small museum in UK, will concentrate on East Anglian, rail and WW2 content)
  4. Chris (クリス • フィッチ) (talk)
  5. John Carter (talk) 21:10, 18 March 2008 (UTC) – This is the first project I was ever told I was myself "within the scope of". I know I'm getting on in years, but still. :)
  6. LanceBarber (talk) 04:27, 19 March 2008 (UTC)
  7. MBK004 (talk · contribs) – military/ships
  8. Gimme danger (talk · contribs) – science museums and Chicago-area museums
  9. Minnaert (talk) 04:24, 21 March 2008 (UTC) – I mess around with museum articles... mainly in california
  10. Jpbowen (talk · contribs) – interested in museums internationally and especially online
  11. Bluegoblin7 (talk · contribs) – interested in most British Museums, especially Transport ones!
  12. Aqwis (talk · contribs) – interested in science museums and Norwegian museums in general
  13. Lquilter (talk · contribs) – science museums, categorizing
  14. RogoPD – public art collections in Europe
  15. Daniel Case (talk · contribs) – I have done many historic house museums here in the Hudson Valley as a by-product of doing articles for the U.S. National Register of Historic Places project, so it's really a formality. Good that we have this project. Daniel Case (talk) 20:09, 1 April 2008 (UTC)
  16. Dmadeo (talk · contribs) – I've done a lot of work on List of National Historic Landmarks in New York City, many of which are historic house museums, but also are the big boys such as the Met, etc.
  17. Musebrarian (talk · contribs) – history, industry and technology, Museum Informatics, Museology
  18. Blofeld of SPECTRE (talk · contribs) -Count me in, I won't be actively concentrating on museums but will be creating some articles on museums in places in the developing world in coordination with my other work, particularly Africa and Asia and countries of Central Europe.
  19. Appletrees (talk · contribs) – Mostly working on museums in South Korea, but North Korea seems to have interesting museums as well.
  20. Doncram (talk · contribs) – Ship museums, historic house museums, other historic site museums. Have been participating, may as well join. :) doncram (talk) 17:42, 3 May 2008 (UTC)
  21. BusterD (talk · contribs) – Another NYC-area museum member with a love for science museums and historical societies. BusterD (talk) 12:25, 17 May 2008 (UTC)
  22. Basketball110 (talk · contribs) – I can get info and pictures from all the museums in Romania.
  23. LordAmeth (talk · contribs) – Focusing on museums, historical sites, etc in Japan.
  24. Thomas Paine1776 (talk · contribs)
  25. Woland37 (talk · contribs) interested in museum stuff including organizations and whatnot
  26. Ridenm (talk · contribs) working on National Atomic Museum page
  27. MRacer (talk · contribs) – former museum volunteer and fine artist with an interest in art, world history and local history subjects as they relate here.
  28. nicg1883 (talk · contribs) – interested in museum and have created an article on the Holy Jesus Hospital Museum. English.
  29. Jordan Timothy James Busson (talk · contribs) I'll help out. --Jordan Contribs 17:54, 17 September 2008 (UTC)
  30. Ralphwiggam75 (talk · contribs) – art historian
  31. Fact-of-the-matter (talk · contribs) – Museum administrator
  32. jonallen1966 (talk · contribs) – I'm going to have a go at the Tokyo Museums
  33. Editorofthewiki (talk · contribs) – I'll help out here and there. ~EDDY (talk/contribs/editor review)~ 20:48, 20 January 2009 (UTC)
  34. Pharaoh of the Wizards (talk · contribs)
  35. Danwalk (talk · contribs) – Academic in the humanities primarily interested in art museums. Areas of particular interest are Spain and Massachusetts, USA.
  36. Thaliapap (talk · contribs) – Architect (M. Arch.) with special interest in museums, focusing in Greek Museums.
  37. Storye_book (talk · contribs) – I have no great expertise, but have been contributing in a small way to Leeds City Museum page, and have created several Yorkshire museum pages. I'm happy to take photographs where permitted.--Storye book (talk) 15:03, 11 May 2009 (UTC)
  38. Ssbautista (talk · contribs) – PhD student in Communication/Museum Studies studying digital media. Former art curator/critic/nonprofit administrator.
  39. IxK85 (talk · contribs) – curator at the Imperial War Museum in London.
  40. The Illusional Ministry (talk · contribs) – Will mostly be doing infoboxes.
  41. Hoverfish (talk · contribs) – Category work and cleanup in Greek Museums.
  42. Witty lama (talk · contribs) – 'Wikipedian in Residence' at the British Museum during June 2010.
  43. Sj (talk · contribs) – Frequent lurker in the Harvard Museums, and Museums of Science everywhere.
  44. BGinOC (talk · contribs) – Historical studies.
  45. FloNight (talk · contribs)
  46. Ryecatcher773 (talk · contribs)- BFA (Painting & Printmaking), minored in Art History; Worked at Landfall Press in Chicago. Main focus on Cleveland Museum of Art.
  47. Theo10011 (talk · contribs)
  48. Victuallers (talk · contribs) – been busy on Britsh Muiseum and National Porrait Gallery for 3 years or so. So time to join maybe?
  49. Codrinb (talk · contribs) – Archaeology and history museums relating to Dacia, Moesia, Thrace, Ancient Rome, Ancient Greece, Ancient Celts, Transylvania, Romania
  50. matthewcock (talk · contribs) – I run the British Museum's website, and active collaboration between the BM and Wikipedians.
  51. Farscot (talk · contribs) Working on Croatian topics, and have created/expanded articles on museums there
  52. kll2105 (talk · contribs) MA student in Digital Heritage, have created several museum/museum association websites and wiki articles
  53. Crofut (talk · contribs) In the Interpretive Projects department at the Connecticut Historical Society.
  54. PKM (talk · contribs) – Active on several GLAM projects; expertise in costume, textiles, Elizabethan era
  55. Star Mississippi (talk · contribs) – wow, somehow I'm not a member. NYC is my focus but I love all museums everywhere
  56. Jabberwoch (talk · contribs) GB; technology, ancient and new.
  57. Umanisti (talk · contribs) – community manager for small museum association in Italy (Associazione Nazionale Piccoli Musei)
  58. DebraHardy (talk · contribs) – BFA Art History, Minor in Art Education, headed towards MA in Museum Studies. Primarily interested in art museums and historic houses, primarily in New Hampshire and Illinois. Currently working on Currier Museum of Art.
  59. Pigsonthewing (talk · contribs) – Wikipedian in Residence at a number of museums, QRpedia expert.
  60. Arunram (talk · contribs) – contribute to Indian museum articles.
  61. Waitabout (talk · contribs) – Contribute to museums in Southern Africa.
  62. Blarcrean (talk · contribs) – Contribute to museums in South Africa
  63. Bahnfrend (talk · contribs) – technology and transport museums, particularly in continental Europe and Australia
  64. Daniel Mietchen (talk · contribs) – active in Science GLAM and WikiProject Open Access, working at Museum für Naturkunde Berlin
  65. Anwaraj (talk · contribs) Contribute to Museums in India
  66. NComparato (talk · contribs) Completing the list of Exhibition Halls for the American Museum of Natural History
  67. Faendalimas Researcher at the Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de São Paulo, work in Herpetology, as a taxonomist/ paleontologist.
  68. Riccarbi Architect registered in Italy and the UK, specialized in museum and exhibition design, former professor of exhibition design at the Polytechnic University of Milan and at the University of Bari
  69. Qetipa (talk) 01:16, 30 January 2015 (UTC) Museums professional based in Argentina, with international links in Brazil, Mexico, Britain, Germany, India and France.
  70. Luannasaurus (talk · contribs) – I'm new to Wikipedia. I work in a museums and would like to add articles about smaller British museums.
  71. Auchmill (talk) 22:36, 17 March 2015 (UTC) – Quite new to Wikipedia and writing articles about New Zealand artists and therefore art institutions as support info
  72. Smirkybec (talk) 16:47, 8 May 2015 (UTC) Based in Ireland, I'm interested in improving and expanding the coverage of museums here.
  73. Arthistorian1977 (talk) – Based in Israel, Native Russian speaker, with English and Hebrew full proficiency. Main interests are photography and mixed art.
  74. User:Ryanlintelman (talk) – history museums, Smithsonian museums, museums in Washington D.C.
  75. HistoryNeedsYou (talk) – museums in the UK
  76. MBlairMartin (talk) – Museology Graduate Student currently working with the Living Computer Museum in Seattle, Washington.
  77. VintageComputing (talk)
  78. Natropical (talk) I'm new to wikipedia. Worked in and with museums in the US and Mexico.
  79. YuliaLim (talk)) I am interested in museums of contemporary art from all over the world.
  80. Zymurgy
  81. Moroka Kabila (talk) 14:07, 30 May 2018 (UTC)
  82. Cpfffr (talk))
  83. Aylahs (talk) I am interested in museums in Canada and those that feature African, Asian and Middle Eastern collections.
  84. Myotus (talk) I work at the Minnesota Historical Society in Local History Services and I am interested in local history museums in Minnesota and California as well as museums covering the history of cannabis.
  85. Rose Daly (talk) I live in the UK and teach about Museum Studies at the Johns Hopkins University Advanced Academic Programs
  86. Noha307 (talk · contribs) – aviation museums
  87. MarkZusab (talk)
  88. Elie plus (talk · contribs) Contributing to museums and historic houses in Lebanon; trilingual. ~ Elias Z. (talkallam) 08:23, 6 August 2020 (UTC)
  89. Chongkian (talk · contribs) – Wrote many new articles about museums in Taiwan.
  90. Jooojay (talk · contribs) – I have written about museums in California, Germany, and in the UK. I am interested in making sure mid-range size museums and local museums have articles, and I would be happy to work on museum articles for countries that are less written about on Wikipedia. Jooojay (talk) 12:22, 30 January 2021 (UTC)
  91. Lajmmoore (talk) 07:58, 30 April 2021 (UTC)
  92. Tjess20 (talk · contribs) - Victorian Artists' Society
  93. Aavindraa (talk · contribs): 10+years of contributions to Commons. Now contributing directly to Wikidata in the scope of museums, galleries, collections, etc. Avindratalk 03:38, 24 September 2021 (UTC)
  94. Wolfgang8741 (talk · contribs) – Infobox and maintenance, Wikidata
  95. Skullovitch (talk) 12:25, 28 April 2022 (UTC) - city museums and religous mueseums

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Museums and libraries AfDsEdit

Muzeum Miniaturowej Sztuki Profesjonalnej Henryk Jan Dominiak in TychyEdit

Muzeum Miniaturowej Sztuki Profesjonalnej Henryk Jan Dominiak in Tychy (edit | talk | history | protect | delete | links | watch | logs | views) – (View AfD | edits since nomination)
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This article has no independent references and I am unable to find online sources to establish notability. It is also promotional. The same editor has also created articles on the museum in 17 other languages (the de article is now a draft). TSventon (talk) 09:01, 28 May 2022 (UTC)

  • Delete as promotional and non-notable. Single editor, new, virtually an SPA, all the many citations primary to the museum collection. Obviously a lot of work and care has gone into the 18 Wikipedia pages, as presumably into the museum, but this is advertising not notability. Chiswick Chap (talk) 15:58, 28 May 2022 (UTC)
    This museum has 3 decorations, several awards and many European and Polish certificates for high quality, including ISO 9001. It mainly collects miniature art, many of which are the smallest in the world. The museum is under the authority of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage. Krzysiek2224 (talk) 16:09, 28 May 2022 (UTC)
    • Dominiak Henryk Jan, Biografia Indeks według kodu Grup Zawodowych: Sztuka, kultura i muzea, [w:] Britishpedia, Encyklopedia Osobistości Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej, BPH – British Publishing House Ltd, t. III., 2017, s. 245. ISBN 978-1-912100-36-1.
    • Dominiak Henryk Jan, Biografia Indeks według kodu Grup Zawodowych: Sztuka, kultura i muzea, [w:] Britishpedia, Encyklopedia Osobistości Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej, BPH – British Publishing House Ltd, t. VII., 2021, s. 251. ISBN 978-1-912100-46-0. Krzysiek2224 (talk) 16:19, 28 May 2022 (UTC)
      You can read about this museum in the printed encyclopedia. Krzysiek2224 (talk) 16:22, 28 May 2022 (UTC)
      It is the smallest museum in the world. Its exhibition area is 6.15 m² Krzysiek2224 (talk) 17:24, 28 May 2022 (UTC)

Delete zero hits in Jstor and GScholar.Oaktree b (talk) 17:53, 28 May 2022 (UTC)

The Miracle on the Vistula - the smallest picture in the world Krzysiek2224 (talk) 17:55, 28 May 2022 (UTC)

American University of Nigeria libraryEdit

American University of Nigeria library (edit | talk | history | protect | delete | links | watch | logs | views) – (View AfD | edits since nomination)
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No viable reason to be separate from the main American University of Nigeria article. No need for a merge either, as information is too specific (e.g., they have a telephone) for an encyclopedia listing. — rsjaffe 🗣️ 01:39, 28 May 2022 (UTC)

Charles L. VenableEdit

Charles L. Venable (edit | talk | history | protect | delete | links | watch | logs | views) – (View AfD | edits since nomination)
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Nomination on behalf of the subject, whose request (with permission) is copied below. Primefac (talk) 10:06, 26 May 2022 (UTC)

Dear Wikipedia:

I am the subject of a Wikipedia page named "Charles L. Venable." I am an art collector and retired museum profession who now does occasional consulting. I do not now consider myself a truly notable person, and never have. In fact, I do not know why a page on me was ever created in the first place.

Especially troubling is the fact that the page is regularly reedited in what I consider a negative tone and an unbalanced viewpoint. This happened yet again recently when someone updated the page with new and accurate information, only to have one or more other editors remove most of that information and to cast the page negatively to the point of disparagement in my opinion.

Therefore, I formally request that the page "Charles L. Venable" be permanently deleted.


Charles L. Venable

  • Keep, easily meets WP:BIO and WP:GNG with significant coverage in several reliable sources, including three substantial articles in the NYT. If there's a problem with bias or undue coverage of events in his career, then let's fix the problem, rather than delete the article. There is some useful context at WP:Conflict_of_interest/Noticeboard#Charles_L._Venable. If there's a Wikipedia policy that the subject's wishes take priority over notability guidelines, then I'll withdraw my vote. Storchy (talk) 11:09, 26 May 2022 (UTC)
    If there's a Wikipedia policy that the subject's wishes take priority over notability guidelines - there isn't, just the recommendation that in borderline cases we acquiesce to their request. Primefac (talk) 11:14, 26 May 2022 (UTC)
  • Delete of marginal notability; depth of coverage does not seem present, except as being mentioned in a few articles in passing related to one single controversy. Per WP:BLPREQUESTDELETE, this seems borderline enough to delete. --Jayron32 12:17, 26 May 2022 (UTC)
  • Keep, per Storchy. I disagree that the notability here is a borderline case, or that everything is one controversy. This HuffPost article has some in-depth coverage of him, alongside coverage in this IndianpolisMonthly one and significant coverage in this ARTnews article, both of which are well before 2021. In conjunction with the mentioned NYT articles (including this extensive one), notability seems firmly established. I agree with Storchy that this is not a solution to the stated problem (though it does not seem like the article covers anything too much with undue weight either).--Cerebral726 (talk) 12:38, 26 May 2022 (UTC)
  • Keep agree it could use a bit more balance, but coverage is coverage, good and bad. I see notability. Oaktree b (talk) 14:07, 26 May 2022 (UTC)
    Do you consider that the notability extends beyond one event? CT55555 (talk) 14:40, 26 May 2022 (UTC)
    Yes, he's the author of several scholarly texts and worked at the art museum. The "stuff" that happened is neither here nor there, but it helps establish notability, given the extensive NYTY feature. Oaktree b (talk) 15:15, 26 May 2022 (UTC)
    You are correct, I misjudged the BLP one event thing, User:Cerebral726 corrected me on that below. CT55555 (talk) 15:16, 26 May 2022 (UTC)
  • Delete Weak delete (updated to weak after reading solid counter arguments) As per the very specific guidance contained within WP:BLPREQUESTDELETE that seems to exactly match this scenario: Discussions concerning biographical articles of relatively unknown, non-public figures, where the subject has requested deletion and there is no rough consensus, may be closed as delete. CT55555 (talk) 14:28, 26 May 2022 (UTC)
  • I will say, it remains to be determined whether there is "no rough consensus", so I'm not sure basing your argument on that policy makes sense to me. The consensus/lack of consensus needs to be reached before WP:BLPREQUESTDELETE comes into play. --Cerebral726 (talk) 14:45, 26 May 2022 (UTC)
Yeah, fair, I guess I was pre-empting things a bit there, maybe the spirit of it still applies. I suppose to some extent I was running on empathy and trying to find policy to fit my opinion. I'll try harder to make my argument: Let's consider:
  1. Is this guy really notable beyond one event? (The event:
  2. Is that one negative event being used as a WP:COATRACK to justify keeping the article? i.e. it seems like the guy did something bad, lost his job over it, and wasn't a notable guy before that, but now we are using that to justify keeping an article up about him? I advocate for a bit of kindness for a retired museum curators desire for privacy. Check out this paragraph: CT55555 (talk) 14:50, 26 May 2022 (UTC)
  • Thanks for the thoughful response. I would assert the three articles I linked (this HuffPost article, this IndianpolisMonthly one, and this ARTnews article) are certainly enough to establish notability outside of the one event and pre-date the job posting event. The article also includes plenty of content about the good he did at the museums he's headed, despite the fact that a significant portion of coverage of him is about the multiple (instituting an admission fee, populism over traditional art displays, deaccession work, to name a few from the linked sources) controversial (not necessarily bad, but certainly controversial) decisions he made as head of the IMA/Newfields. It is not an overly critical article in my opinion, and is certainly not so damning that it justifies deleting the article when there is such evident notability versus trying in places to make the article more balanced where it is needed. --Cerebral726 (talk) 15:04, 26 May 2022 (UTC)
    Thanks. I think you've refuted any "one event" basis to my delete argument, so I concede that.
    My empathy for people not wanting articles about them, combined with him not being high profile, leads me to remain advocating for deletion, but I see that the strength of my delete is diminished by your fair and reasonable arguments. CT55555 (talk) 15:08, 26 May 2022 (UTC)
    He's written at least 3 notable books and several articles in peer-reviewed journals, he certainly passes our requirements for academics. Oaktree b (talk) 15:17, 26 May 2022 (UTC)
    Yes. I see that now. I now consider that he meets the notability criteria, but still advocate for delete on the basis people's right to privacy, and his notability not being high, him seeming to get publicity without seeking it. I should maybe say "weak delete" as I recognise I'm making a weaker argument than I thought I was when I started. CT55555 (talk) 15:19, 26 May 2022 (UTC)
    My impression is that having details of the "stuff" that happened to him posted here isn't helping his cred in the art world. It's not our concern, so long as the presentation here is fair and balanced. NPOV Oaktree b (talk) 15:18, 26 May 2022 (UTC)
    Do you consider there is any policy that would support some empathy in these circumstances (not very high profile person, wanting deletion)? CT55555 (talk) 15:21, 26 May 2022 (UTC)
  • I would argue that the article's coverage already shows empathy by following WP:DUE. The article matches coverage readily available all over the internet, and the service Wikipedia provides as an amalgamation of that information is valuable enough that it outweighs one person's discomfort with it all being presented in a single place. Further, I would assert that Venable doesn't really qualify as a WP:LOWPROFILE person. The linked essay includes examples of "has given one or more scheduled interviews to a notable publication", and "has voluntarily participated in self-publicity activities, such as press conferences, promotional appearances, book signings, and the like; and/or has participated in an attention-seeking manner in publicity for some other concern, such as a cause, election campaign or commercial endorsee." He has intentionally promoted himself multiple times to promote Newfields and the museum's he has headed, and given multiple interviews. --Cerebral726 (talk) 15:42, 26 May 2022 (UTC)
    Ok. All fair points. I'm currently somewhere between weak delete and abstain. CT55555 (talk) 16:21, 26 May 2022 (UTC)
I deleted my own comment above CT55555 (talk) 22:15, 28 May 2022 (UTC)
  • Keep he's been deputy director of a major American art museum and an important director of two regional art museums. His work attracted national attention and national media coverage in more than one place and at more than one time.Jahaza (talk) 17:31, 26 May 2022 (UTC)
  • Weak delete I have done a substantial amount of editing on this page. I think that it tends to be a leaning a little critical. If making the article more neutral is not an option, than I would vote to delete it as per his request. Candied tangerine (talk) 18:09, 27 May 2022 (UTC) Candied tangerine (talkcontribs) has made few or no other edits outside this topic.
    It is definitely an option to make the article more neutral. However, I'm not sure which aspects are overly critical beyond what is WP:DUE and well sourced. Do you have an opinion on what particular sections need to be edited? Cerebral726 (talk) 18:48, 27 May 2022 (UTC)
    Wikipedia is intended to crowdsource truth. Clearly on this page, the warring 'editors' are not striving to contribute to a version of truth because that would contain various perspectives. Instead, they are attempting to obliterate any comments that conflict with their myopic interpretation. This behavior does not lead to truth. Given that, especially since it has been requested by the subject of the page, Wikipedia should delete this page. BobRoberts555 (talk) 20:16, 28 May 2022 (UTC)BobRoberts555 (talkcontribs) has made few or no other edits outside this topic.
  • Delete.
Notability debatable, and based on the requesters comment it appears there is high likelihood that the regular editing that is being done is an attempt at disparagement or at least an opportunity to utilize the platform as a weapon against the requestor.
In the very least if this is a borderline case for removal then deferral to the persons privacy request should win out. JohnEventide (talk) 18:37, 28 May 2022 (UTC) JohnEventide (talkcontribs) has made few or no other edits outside this topic.
  • DELETE. Notability debatable. Reads more like a resume and self promotion. Based on the requesters comment it appears that the original creation and recent regular editing (even though all events happend greater than 2+ years ago) is being done is an attempt at disparagement or at least an opportunity to utilize the platform as a weapon against the requestor.
In the very least if this is a borderline case for removal then deferral to the persons privacy request should win out. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Martini3202 (talkcontribs) 19:33, 28 May 2022 (UTC) Martini3202 (talkcontribs) has made few or no other edits outside this topic.
  • Comment. Two very similar comments in succession from accounts with only one edit above are testing the limits of my ability to assume good faith. Martini3202 are you also JohnEventide ? CT55555 (talk) 21:57, 28 May 2022 (UTC)

New Brunswick Railway MuseumEdit

New Brunswick Railway Museum (edit | talk | history | protect | delete | links | watch | logs | views) – (View AfD | edits since nomination)
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This article has no sources to corroborate it's notability and thus fails WP:GNG. Mattdaviesfsic (talk) 18:32, 25 May 2022 (UTC)

  • Note: This discussion has been included in the deletion sorting lists for the following topics: Museums and libraries and New Brunswick. Shellwood (talk) 18:53, 25 May 2022 (UTC)
  • Weak Keep It needs cleanup as it's a copyvio unless that's a mirror. But I think there might be enough sourcing for it to survive. Star Mississippi 19:39, 25 May 2022 (UTC) Upgraded to full keep per the further sourcing NemesisAT identified and added. It's a small museum, but it's definitely notable. Star Mississippi 01:46, 27 May 2022 (UTC)
  • Keep I've added various sources. Meets WP:GNG NemesisAT (talk) 11:20, 26 May 2022 (UTC)
  • Keep I have to agree with NemesisAT here. This clears GNG, though the article needs some cleanup. Trainsandotherthings (talk) 21:27, 26 May 2022 (UTC)
  • Keep. Thanks to several for improvement of the article, but that should not be required. wp:AFDISNOTFORCLEANUP, and we should not kowtow to every random demand. IMO, the AFD nominator should be chastised for not performing wp:BEFORE, and for not being aware that no references at all are required. It suffices that sources exist. And BTW there is a relevant essay, wp:ITSAMUSEUM (an excellent essay, if i do say so myself).--Doncram (talk) 04:52, 27 May 2022 (UTC)

Jacksonville University Life Sciences MuseumEdit

Jacksonville University Life Sciences Museum (edit | talk | history | protect | delete | links | watch | logs | views) – (View AfD | edits since nomination)
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Notability Happyecheveria (talk) 05:03, 23 May 2022 (UTC)

Chester Toy and Doll MuseumEdit

Chester Toy and Doll Museum (edit | talk | history | protect | delete | links | watch | logs | views) – (View AfD | edits since nomination)
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WP: ORG, closed now Happyecheveria (talk) 03:16, 17 May 2022 (UTC)

Relisted to generate a more thorough discussion and clearer consensus.
Please add new comments below this notice. Thanks, plicit 14:43, 24 May 2022 (UTC)

  • I agree closure is not grounds for deletion. Book sources almost certainly exist but I'm no longer in Cheshire so can't go to the library to find them. I've notified WP:WikiProject Cheshire in case someone there can help. Espresso Addict (talk) 13:50, 28 May 2022 (UTC)

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  1. on 2011-08-21 Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum
  2. on 2011-07-05 Cherry Hill Farmhouse
  3. on 2011-06-23 Athenaeum (Alexandria, Virginia)
  4. on 2011-06-16 Pamunkey Indian Tribe Museum
  5. on 2011-02-27 Croatian Museum of Naïve Art
  6. on 2009-10-20 Wings of a Dream Museum was created.
  7. on 2009-10-12 Museo del Aire (Cuba) was created.
  8. on 2008-11-18 National Guard Militia Museum of New Jersey
  9. on 2008-11-10 Connecticut River Museum
  10. on 2008-10-07 National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton
  11. on 2008-09-22 Mattatuck Museum Arts and History Center
  12. on 2008-09-14 Louvre Abu Dhabi
  13. on 2008-09-01 Rose Museum
  14. on 2008-08-23 National Museum of Catholic Art and History
  15. on 2008-07-09 Nassau County Museum of Art
  16. on 2008-07-08 International Checker Hall of Fame
  17. on 2008-06-22 Brigham Young University Museum of Art
  18. on 2008-06-15 Timexpo Museum
  19. on 2008-06-09 Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum
  20. On 2008-05-30 Vilnius Guggenheim Hermitage Museum
  21. On 2008-05-29 Museum at Bethel Woods
  22. On 2008-05-22 Champlain Valley Transportation Museum
  23. On 2008-05-26 Bluff Point Light
  24. On 2008-05-22 Seaway Trail Discovery Center
  25. On 2008-05-06 Bevier House Museum
  26. On 2008-05-05 Ilmin Museum of Art
  27. On 2008-05-04 Kingsland Homestead
  28. On 2008-04-25 Davison's Mill, Stelling Minnis
  29. On 2008-04-23 National Museum of Beirut
  30. On 2008-04-21 Chillenden Windmill
  31. On 2008-04-14 Bailey House Museum
  32. On 2008-03-28 Catalyst (museum)
  33. On 2008-03-23 Edgar Allan Poe Cottage
  34. On 2008-03-20 Grosvenor Museum
  35. On 2008-03-11 Yokohama Museum of Art
  36. On 2008-03-10 U.S. Army Transportation Museum
  37. On 2008-03-07 Museum Wharf
  38. On 2008-03-07 Kapodistrias Museum
  39. On 2008-02-28 Indiana Medical History Museum
  40. On 2008-02-22 Tramcars of the National Tramway Museum
  41. On 2008-02-06 Riley Birthplace and Museum
  42. On 2008-02-05 James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home
  43. On 2008-01-28 Polish Museum, Rapperswil
  44. On 2008-01-16 Matisse Museum (Le Cateau)
  45. On 2008-01-11 The Bakken
  46. On 2007-11-22 SantralIstanbul
  47. On 2007-10-20 Madame Tussauds Hong Kong
  48. On 2007-10-19 Yorkshire Museum
  49. On 2007-10-16 Sapporo Beer Museum
  50. On 2007-10-08 Building of Bath Museum
  51. On 2007-09-29 Museum of Early Trades and Crafts
  52. On 2007-09-11 American Advertising Museum
  53. On 2007-09-04 National Art Gallery of Singapore
  54. On 2007-09-02 Peshtigo Fire Museum
  55. On 2007-08-08 Hull Maritime Museum
  56. On 2007-08-08 Pennsylvania Trolley Museum
  57. On 2007-07-31 National Coach Museum
  58. On 2007-07-30 Bertramka
  59. On 2007-07-17 Ellwood House
  60. On 2007-07-12 Craigflower Manor and Schoolhouse
  61. On 2007-06-28 City and Town Hall
  62. On 2007-05-03 EAA AirVenture Museum
  63. On 2007-04-24 Oscar Niemeyer Museum
  64. On 2007-04-02 Rancho Camulos
  65. On 2007-03-26 Hallie Ford Museum of Art
  66. On 2007-03-23 Palanga Amber Museum
  67. On 2007-03-10 Barnum Museum
  68. On 2007-03-07 New Orleans Mint
  69. On 2007-03-04 National Art Museum of Ukraine
  70. On 2007-01-09 Tsiolkovsky State Museum of the History of Cosmonautics
  71. On 2006-12-27 Living Museum of the Horse
  72. On 2006-11-07 West Wycombe Park
  73. On 2006-10-31 Pontus Hultén
  74. On 2006-10-12 Holophusikon
  75. On 2006-10-09 Vitra Design Museum
  76. On 2006-09-13 Cabinet des Médailles
  77. On 2006-09-06 Belton House
  78. On 2006-07-18 Philippe de Montebello
  79. On 2006-06-14 Perth Gaol
  80. On 2006-05-26 Neues Museum
  81. On 2006-05-03 Tennessee State Museum'
  82. On 2006-04-30 Reaper (sailing vessel)
  83. On 2006-04-30 V. I. Lenin Museum
  84. On 2006-04-17 Atchison County Historical Museum
  85. On 2006-04-13 Fersman Mineralogical Museum
  86. On 2006-04-10 Scottish Fisheries Museum
  87. On 2006-03-15 ASTRA National Museum Complex'
  88. On 2006-03-15 Palazzo Pitti'
  89. On 2006-03-06 Sanssouci Picture Gallery
  90. On 2006-01-25 Heide Museum of Modern Art
  91. On 2006-01-10 Museum of Sex
  92. On 2005-12-21 National Museum of Mali
  93. On 2005-09-02 USS Missouri (BB-63)
  94. On 2005-08-10 Capitoline Museums
  95. On 2005-01-30 Skyscraper Museum
  96. On 2004-12-23 Museum für Naturkunde
  97. On 2004-11-19 Smithsonian American Art Museum
  98. On 2004-07-12 State Historical Museum
  99. On 2004-07-03 Pergamon Museum
  100. On 2004-05-30 Oxford University Museum of Natural History
  101. On 2004-05-10 Burlesque Hall of Fame


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