study of museums

Museology or museum studies is the study of museums. It studies the history of museums and their role in society, as well as the activities they engage in. They also study other things about museums including curating, preservation, public programming, and education.[1]


  1. International Council of Museums (2009). "Key Concepts of Museology" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-06-16.