A museum is distinguished by a collection of often unique objects that forms the core of its activities for exhibitions, education, research, etc. This differentiates it from an archive or library, where the contents may be more paper-based, replaceable and less exhibition oriented. A museum normally has a collecting policy for new acquisitions, so only objects in certain categories and of a certain quality are accepted into the collection.
All stories in Collection (artwork)
Paris Musées — a consortium of 14 Parisian museums — has uploaded over 150,000 historic photos online, entirely copyright-free. ...