What does the word museum mean?

Usage examples for museum

  1. Two years later I sold it to Dr. Masti, at London, for three hundred pounds, and it is possibly still in the British Museum. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  2. That's just what they told me at the British Museum. – The Blind Lion of the Congo by Elliott Whitney
  3. " Okay, I'll take you to the Museum of Natural History," agreed Jerry, understanding that by " loud" Andy meant alive and by " quiet" he meant stuffed animals. – Jerry's Charge Account by Hazel Hutchins Wilson