How Do You Cite a Museum?


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Museums should be cited similar to a Corporate Author. This includes the museum's name and location in the necessary information.

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  1. Start the citation

    Write the name of the museum first, followed by a period.

  2. List the item information

    Write the title on the item's information card in quotations, followed by a period.

  3. Give the location name and year

    Write the museum's location, followed by a comma. Then insert the year that the artifact or exhibition was put up, followed by a period.

  4. Include the medium type

    Write the medium, followed by a period. The medium type could be a plaque, brochure or pamphlet.

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