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Depository vs. Museum

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Depositorynoun

A place where something is deposited, as for storage, safekeeping, or preservation; a repository.

Museumnoun

A building or institution dedicated to the acquisition, conservation, study, exhibition, and educational interpretation of objects having scientific, historical, cultural or artistic value.

Depositorynoun

A trustee; a depositary.

Museumnoun

A repository or a collection of natural, scientific, or literary curiosities, or of works of art.

Depositorynoun

A place where anything is deposited for sale or keeping; as, warehouse is a depository for goods; a clerk's office is a depository for records.

Museumnoun

a depository for collecting and displaying objects having scientific or historical or artistic value

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Depositorynoun

One with whom something is deposited; a depositary.

‘I am the sole depository of my own secret, and it shall perish with me.’;

Museumnoun

a building in which objects of historical, scientific, artistic, or cultural interest are stored and exhibited

‘the Museum of Modern Art’; ‘a museum curator’; ‘the museum is noted for its fine fossil collection’; ‘it is difficult to avoid the feeling that the city is now a living museum’;

Depositorynoun

a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping

Museum

A museum ( mew-ZEE-əm; plural museums or, rarely, musea) is an institution that cares for (conserves) a collection of artifacts and other objects of artistic, cultural, historical, or scientific importance. Many public museums make these items available for public viewing through exhibits that may be permanent or temporary.

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