Heritage is the legacy of the past. This is what people live with today, and what they mainly pass on to future generations. The cultural, as well as natural heritage, are both irreplaceable sources of life as well as inspiration.
Different types of heritages to know about
- The natural heritage: These are the places with definable locations or areas of land and sea that can be identified and defined as heritage values by applying some of the assessment criteria. The place should be formally identified. Some of these places mainly include marine protected areas, national parks, some other reserves, botanical gardens, and private conservancies. These places are having a significant amount of fauna and flora habitats, as well as geological sites. Some of the natural heritage includes both reserved as well as unreserved lands and some of the listed as well as the unlisted places,
- The indigenous heritage: These places mainly include rock art, occupation sites, carved trees, places having some known spiritual values, some of the important waters or landscapes, and the places having contemporary value to Indigenous people.
- The historic heritage: These are the important places to different people on account of physical, historical, and cultural values. Historic heritage is mainly referred to as the cultural and historic heritage or simply the ‘historic places’.
Top facts to know about the museum
A museum is more than a building. This mainly treasures the building as well as its contents. Most importantly, the museum mainly has to protect and take care of the things this contains. The museum is mainly making sure that all the people can see all the important stuff they can hold. Some of the different types of museums are as follows:
- Archaeology museums. These museums mainly display different types of archaeological artefacts. The same can be open-air museums or they can exhibit different types of items in a building.
- Art museums. These are also known as art galleries. They have spaces for showing different art objects. Some of the most common visual art objects are sculpture, ceramics, paintings, illustrations, photography, drawings, or some metalwork.
- Encyclopedic museums. These are usually some of the large institutions and mainly offer visitors a different variety of information on different themes, both locally and globally.
- Historic house museums. This is mainly a house or any building which has been turned into a museum for many reasons. The house is mainly equipped with some of the furniture like it was at the time when this was used. Some of the objects which are being collected can be artefacts, documents, some archaeological findings, and others.
- Military and war museums. These museums are mainly specialized in military histories. They mainly collect and present different uniforms, weapons, decorations, war technology, and some other objects.
One can also find some of the specialized museums.