8910 Museum Operation

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Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC)
Reference period
2006 (Revision 2.0)

8910 Museum Operation

This class consists of units mainly engaged in the preservation and exhibition of heritage objects and artefacts and/or visual arts and crafts with aesthetic, historical, cultural, and/or educational value. This class also includes units operating historical places, sites or houses.

Primary activities

  • Art gallery operation (except retail)
  • Art museum operation (except retail)
  • Historic or heritage place, site or house operation
  • Museum operation n.e.c.
  • Natural history and science museum operation
  • Social history museum
  • Transport and maritime museum operation
  • War memorial museum operation


Units mainly engaged in

  • providing library services are included in Class 6010 Libraries and Archives; and
  • operating retail art galleries are included in Class 4279 Other Store-Based Retailing n.e.c.
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