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So Much For ‘Please Touch,’ After COVID-19, Kids’ Museums Will Be Less Hands-On

It's hard enough for any museum trying to reopen right now, but children's museums face especially tough challenges. (Especially those with names like Philadelphia's Please Touch Museum, …

Van Gogh Painting Stolen After Thieves Apparently Smash Dutch Museum Entrance

‘Time Is Running Out’: Museum Curator In Florida Races To Preserve Holocaust Items

Where ‘Human Zoos’ Once Stood, A Belgian Museum Now Faces Its Colonial Past

3D Scans Help Preserve History, But Who Should Own Them?

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