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Traditional Show Case Museum

“A museum is a non-profit, permanent institution in the service of society and its development, open to the public, which acquires, conserves, researches, communicates and exhibits the tangible and intangible heritage of humanity and its environment for the purposes of education, study and enjoyment.”
(ICOM Statutes, approved in Vienna (Austria) – August 24, 2007. Art. 3, Section 1).
“(b) In addition to institutions designated as "museums" the following qualify as museums for the purposes of this definition:
(...)(viii) cultural centres and other entities that facilitate the preservation, continuation and management of tangible or intangible heritage resources (living heritage and digital creative activity)”.
(ICOM Constitution, Article 2, paragraph 1., last amendment Barcelona 2001,
Professional practice and performance in archaeological open air museums should respect the ICOM Code of Ethics for Museums (ICOM 2006,