Museum History - From Ancient Times to Modern

We humans have innate desire to collect and interpret. From that desire sprang museums as an attempt to save our history and tradition from oblivion. You can find more information about museum history here.

Capitoline Museum

Early Museums

Although there is evidence of museums in times before counting of time, some of the oldest and the most significant museums were founded between 16th and 18th century. Here you can found out more about early museums.

Milwaukee Art Museum

History of Art Museums

There are many kinds of art museums and they hold many different kinds of art: from ancient to modern. Find out more about history of Art Museums and which art museums are the most visited.

Museum Old House

History Museums

History museums hold facts about histories of peoples and can be in many forms, from important houses to whole sites. Learn more about history museums.

Fist Open Air Museum

History of Open-air Museums

Open-air museums are a special type of museum that displays architecture and life in bygone times. They exist all over the world were not always there. There is more to read about open-air museums.

Museum of Science in Boston

History of Science Museums

Science museums give a special opportunity for their visitors to see development of science through the ages. Large number of them also gives opportunity to try science hands-on. You can find out more about history of science museums here.

National Gallery of Art Museum