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Listing of Museum Associations

Several associations have online or print directories of specific types of museums.

Volume 2 of The Official Museum Directory (OMD) provides an index to museums in more than 70 categories, such as toy & doll museums, military museums, folk art museums, and entomology museums. The OMD is the most comprehensive directory of museums in the United States, with more than 8,300 entries. Some public and university libraries have The Official Museum Directory in their reference sections. The OMD is published by the National Register Publishing Company and may be ordered online.”

Read the full article at the American Association of Museums website

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Mark is Managing Partner of Museum Planning, LLC, a museum planning and exhibition project management firm of interactive educational environments for Science Centers, Children's Museums and Natural History Museums. You can reach Mark at

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