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The history of museums - J. V. Maranto

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Museums have been a part of human history for over 2,000 years -- but they weren't always like the ones we visit today. J.V. Maranto uncovers the evolution of museums, from the first museum in 530 BC (curated by a princess) to PT Barnum’s freak shows and beyond.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator J. V. Maranto
  • Script Editor Addison Anderson
  • Director Michael Kalopaidis
  • Producer Zedem Media
  • Artist Dinos Hadjidemetri
  • Animator Maria Savva
  • Sound Designer Manolis Manoli
  • Narrator Addison Anderson

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