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Art museums of all types around the world
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All cultures have art in some form. From ancient times we have found ways to preserve art for others to enjoy. Who knows when the first museum was established? Now these museums can be found in most countries in the world, from simple one-room museums to cultural treasures housing thousands of art objects worth a fortune.

All museums that primarily exhibit art of any type may be included in this category. They may be devoted to a particular medium such as painting, sculpture, photography or wood carving; they may be devoted to a particular genre such as oriental art or Egyptian art; they may be devoted to a particular artist. Many will be combine many types of art. Whatever the theme, they will find a place in this category. Additionally museums may be operated by a public entity such as a nation, state or city; or they may be affiliated with an academic institution, other organization, or may be privately owned. Again, they are all welcome in this category.

EXCLUSIONS:

Keep in mind that many other types of museums feature art of various types, but only museums whose primary identity is that of an art museum should be included here.

Also excluded are galleries that are of a primarily commercial in nature, that is featuring items for sale.

Temporary exhibits not in a permanent museum location should not be included here.

Instructions for Posting a Art Museums Waymark:
** Name: The name of the museum and its location should be included in the title. Generally this should be the city/town, state and/or country -- whatever is appropriate to its location.

The name of the museum and location in the title should be separated by a space dash space, as in this example:

Currier Museum of Art - Manchester, NH

1. Coordinates obtained from your personal GPS readings.
These should be taken from the main entrance to the museum If this is impossible for any reason, please state this in your description.

2. At least TWO original photographs -- a view showing the entire museum, or major portion thereof (this should be the default photo), and a close-up clearly showing a sign with the name of the museum. If there is no such sign, please state such and this requirement is waived, of course. GPSr photo is NOT required.

3. Narrative description -- Include as much information about this particular museum as you can, especially its unique features, history, etc. Rather than try to list every type of museum in the variables, include the details here -- the museum's theme, genre, type, specialty, etc. In other words, what type of art is on display here is what we're looking for. Waymarks with no description will be returned for resubmission.

SPECIAL NOTE: While the details outlined in our category description, and the requirements listed in the posting instructions, cover the MINIMUM elements and standards for all waymarks in this category, each waymark will also be evaluated by a volunteer reviewer for overall quality and appropriateness. If a reviewer deems that there are deficiencies in some aspect of the waymark, the waymark may be either declined or accepted with request for changes and/or additions in either content or format.

Each waymark will be evaluated on its own merits. We will endeavor to be reasonable and flexible while maintaining the quality standards for the category. If there is a disagreement, try to work it out with the evaluating officer, or appeal to the group leader, but we reserve the right to accept or decline a waymark based on our best judgement.

LANGUAGE NOTE: We recognize waymarking as a global hobby and welcome waymarks from all countries. Because of our international scope, we also acknowledge ENGLISH as our lingua franca. English will create the highest level of accessibility globally. All waymarks must have at least a short description in ENGLISH. We encourage bilingual and multilingual waymarks, but one of the languages must be English. We have volunteer translators to help.

Relying on software or internet based translators, such as Babylon and Google Translate, may NOT yield accurate translations that are intelligible. Use these only when there is no alternative. Although we do not expect grammatical perfection, a waymark may be declined if there the English language is not understandable.

Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:
Post one photo of the museum that is a different view from the one on the page, and describe your visit. Add any additional information that you may have about this building. A GPSr photo is NOT required.
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Art MuseumsMonhegan Museum of Art & History- Monhegan Island, Maine

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The Monhegan Museum of Art & History is housed in the historic Monhegan Island Light Station atop Monhegan Island in Maine.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member monheganmuseum

location: Maine

date approved: 4/9/2018

last visited: never

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Art MuseumsAkademisches Kunstmuseum - Bonn, Germany

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DE: Ehemalige Anatomie, heutiges Akademisches Kunstmuseum der Universität Bonn. EN: Former anatomy, today's Academic Art Museum of the University of Bonn.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Narayan,

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 3/26/2018

last visited: 4/7/2018

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Art MuseumsMuseo Nacional de Escultura-Valladolid,Spain

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National museum of Polychome sculpture

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ulit7

location: Castilla y León, Spain

date approved: 3/25/2018

last visited: never

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Art MuseumsGlasmuseum - Rheinbach, Germany

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DE: Glasmuseum der Stadt Rheinbach im Himmeroder Hof. EN: Glass museum of the city of Rheinbach at the Himmeroder Hof.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Narayan,

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 3/15/2018

last visited: never

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Art MuseumsLe Musée Granet XXe- Aix en Provence, France

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Le second Musée Granet d'Aix en Provence

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YvesProvence

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 3/8/2018

last visited: never

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Art MuseumsBaptistère & Musée Lapidaire - Riez, Paca, France

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Le musée lapidaire de Riez dans le Baptistère.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YvesProvence

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 2/26/2018

last visited: never

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Art MuseumsMusée des Beaux Arts de Limoges - Limoges, Limousin

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Le musée des Beaux Arts de Limoges est abrité dans l'ancien évêché de Limoges / The Museum of Fine Arts of Limoges is housed in the former bishopric of Limoges

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member AirV

location: Limousin, France

date approved: 2/23/2018

last visited: never

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Art MuseumsMuseum Craft Design - San Francisco, CA

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A museum in the Mission Bay area of San Francisco.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 2/17/2018

last visited: never

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Art MuseumsHeritage Hall - Coleman, TX

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The historic Heritage Hall building was originally built in 1917 and was home to the First Presbyterian Church. In 2005, the church members made the decision to donate the building to the Coleman Heritage, Arts, and Preservation Society.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 2/17/2018

last visited: never

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Art MuseumsThe Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art - Davis, CA

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The The Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art on the campus of UC Davis.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 2/8/2018

last visited: never

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Art MuseumsSan Antonio Museum of Art - San Antonio TX

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The Old Lone Star Brewery Building, now the San Antonio Museum of Art

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/3/2018

last visited: 1/13/2018

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Art MuseumsOld Government House - William Robinson Gallery - Brisbane City - QLD - Australia

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The William Robinson Gallery is situated in Old Government House on QUT's Gardens Point campus in Brisbane City.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Queensland, Australia

date approved: 1/28/2018

last visited: 1/28/2018

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Art MuseumsStadtmuseum (City Museum) Simeonstift,Trier - Rheinland-Pfalz / Germany

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Art and cultural treasures from the Middle Ages to the 21th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 1/18/2018

last visited: 1/27/2018

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Art MuseumsCathedral Museum (Museum am Dom), Trier - Rheinland-Pfalz / Germany

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Museum permanently provide works of Christian art and liturgical objects.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 1/16/2018

last visited: never

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Art MuseumsQueensland Art Gallery - Brisbane - QLD - Australia

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The Queensland Art Gallery (QAG) is an art museum located in the South Bank precinct of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Queensland, Australia

date approved: 1/15/2018

last visited: 1/15/2018

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Art MuseumsMuseum für Abgüsse - München, Munich, Bayern, Germany

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Ein eher unbekanntes, aber sehr interessantes Museum in München *** A rather unknown, but very interesting museum in Munich

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tintenklexx

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 1/15/2018

last visited: 12/21/2011

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Art MuseumsMuseum Bernhard Luginbühl - Burgdorf, BE, Switzerland

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A museum in a historic building in Burgdorf dedicated to the works of the sculptor Bernhard Luginbühl.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Espace Mittelland (BE/SO), Switzerland

date approved: 1/12/2018

last visited: never

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Art MuseumsGalerie im Park - Burgdorf, BE, Switzerland

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Galerie im Park in Burgdorf is an art museum with changing special exhibitions.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Espace Mittelland (BE/SO), Switzerland

date approved: 1/3/2018

last visited: never

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Art MuseumsMuseum Franz Gertsch - Burgdorf, BE, Switzerland

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This museum in Burgdorf is dedicated to the works of Franz Gertsch.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Espace Mittelland (BE/SO), Switzerland

date approved: 1/3/2018

last visited: never

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Art MuseumsPalais de l'achevéché - Aix en Provence, Paca, France

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Un palais, classé aux monuments historiques français devenu musée de la Tapisserie

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YvesProvence

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 12/30/2017

last visited: never

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Art MuseumsResidenz Museum - München, Germany

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The entrance to the Residenz Museum is from the Königsbau at Max-Joseph-Platz 3 in Munich, Germany.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 12/24/2017

last visited: never

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Art MuseumsMuseum of Decorative Arts - Praha, CZ

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The largest Czech museum dedicated to applied art and design.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Hlavní město Praha, Czechia

date approved: 12/18/2017

last visited: 2/12/2017

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Art MuseumsMuseum of Tyrolean Folk Art - Innsbruck, Austria

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The Museum of Tyrolean Folk Art is located at Universitätsstraße 2 in Innsbruck, Austria.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Tirol, Austria

date approved: 12/7/2017

last visited: never

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Art MuseumsHofkirche - Innsbruck, Austria

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The Hofkirche (English: Court Church) is a Gothic church located at Universitätsstraße 2, adjacent to the Hofburg in the Altstadt (Old Town) section of Innsbruck.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Tirol, Austria

date approved: 12/5/2017

last visited: 2/27/2018

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Art Museumsmaat - Lisboa, Portugal

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The MAAT - Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology, which opened its doors to the public on 5 October, presenting itself as a new cultural centre in the city of Lisbon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tofixe

location: Lisboa, Portugal

date approved: 11/25/2017

last visited: never

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