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Museum Studies

Types of museums and related subject headings

The sub-pages below contain selected web resources and suggested subject headings for finding books on the subject area.

Subject headings for specific types of museums

To find books in the U of T catalogue on specific types of museums, choose from this extensive list of Library of Congress Subject headings (LCSH).

  • Aeronautical museums
  • Agricultural museums
  • Anatomical museums
  • Anthropological museums and collections
  • Aquariums
  • Arboretums
  • Archaeological museums and collections
  • Architectural museums
  • Art museums
  • Astronautical museums
  • Astronomical museums
  • Botanical museums
  • Cabinets of curiosities
  • Children's museums
  • College museums
  • College art museums
  • College science museums
  • Commercial museums
  • Community museums
  • Costume museums
  • Dance museums
  • Dime museums
  • Ethnological museums and collections
  • Geographical museums
  • Geological museums
  • Halls of fame
  • Historic house museums
  • Historic farms
  • Historical museums
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Museums
  • Industrial museums
  • Interactive science museums
  • International museums
  • Jewish museums
  • Literary museums
  • Maritime museums
  • Medical museums
  • Military museums
  • Mineralogical museums
  • Music museums
  • National museums
  • Natural history museums
  • Naval museums
  • Numismatic museums
  • Open-air museums
  • Pathological museums
  • Pharmaceutical museums
  • Photography museums
  • Planetariums
  • Postal museums
  • Railroad museums
  • Safety museums
  • School museums
  • Science museums
  • Sculpture galleries
  • Small museums
  • Sports museums
  • Textile museums
  • Transportation museums
  • Virtual museums
  • Waxworks
  • Zoological museums
  • Zoos