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A building or complex with public facilities, information, interpretative displays, presentations and exhibitions, set within a scenic area or close to a historic building or site.

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INFORMATION CENTRE A building used for the dissemination to the public of such items like tourist brochures, travel maps, guide books and other documents, etc.
MUSEUM A building, group of buildings or space devoted to the acquisition, conservation, study, exhibition, and educational interpretation of objects having scientific, historical, or artistic value. Linked Data resource