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8 Things You Should Never Do in a Museum


Art, science, puppetry, medical oddities—there’s a museum for every interest. And while each may showcase a different passion, all are united by some basic rules of conduct.

Some of these rules are posted—don’t touch the art, for example—but just as many are unspoken codes that help a visitor make the most of a visit while not diminishing the experience for others.

Here’s what not to do if you want to win at visiting any kind of museum. You can reward yourself with a trip to the gift shop.

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