Museums have been a part of human history for over 2,000 years — but they weren't always like the ones we visit today. J. V. Maranto uncovers the evolution of museums, from the first museum in 530 BCE (curated by a princess) to the freak shows of P.T. Barnum (1810-1891 CE) and beyond.
Lesson by J. V. Maranto. Animation by Saddam Media.
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TED-Ed, . (2021, March 04). Why Do We Have Museums. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/2279/why-do-we-have-museums/
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