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Traditional (Ethnographic) Open-Air Museum
“Open air museums are defined as scientific collections in the open air of various types of structures, which, as constructional and functional entities, illustrate
Source: (Verband europäischer Freilichtmuseen / Association des musées de plein air européens / Association of European open Air Museums (AEOM)] Constitution Article 1, Association of European Open Air Museums, Tagungsberichte 1966-1972, 109).
“The title “open-air museum” cannot be denied to a
(ICOM declaration: 9th July 1956/1957 Geneva, section 6).
Ethnographic open air museums (also referred to as Skansen / Folk Museums) are a typical subdivision of these, with ethnographic rather than archaeological sources.
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