54 U.S. Code Section 102502 - Definition of museum object

In this chapter:

(1) In general.—The term "museum object" means an object that—

(A) typically is movable; and

(B) is eligible to be, or is made part of, a museum, library, or archive collection through a formal procedure, such as accessioning.

(2) Inclusions.—The term "museum object" includes a prehistoric or historic artifact, work of art, book, document, photograph, or natural history specimen.

54 U.S.C. § 102502 (2021)
Historical and Revision Notes
Historical and Revision Notes


Source (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
102502 16 U.S.C. 18f–3(b). July 1, 1955, ch. 259, §3(b), as added Pub. L. 104–333, div. I, title VIII, §804(b), Nov. 12, 1996, 110 Stat. 4188.

The words "museum collections" are omitted as unnecessary.

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