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Game Info[]

Advanced cultural building. Requires Opera House.

Vanilla and Gods & Kings[]

Brave New World[]


The Museum is the next step in increasing a city's Culture Culture output.

In Brave New World it contains 2 slots for Great Works of Art. These increase the total Culture Culture bonus to +5 (as in vanilla Civilization V), but also provide +4 Tourism Tourism for your continued advancement towards a cultural victory. As if that weren't enough, the Museum is the only common building which provides a theming bonus - if you fill both slots with either Great Works of Art or Artifacts, and both from either your civilization or from one or two civilizations other than you, and both from the same era, the +2 bonuses to Culture Culture and Tourism Tourism will allow the Museum to generate a total of 7 Culture Culture and 6 Tourism Tourism! If you fulfill only two of the theming requirements, it still provides a +1 bonus.

Civilopedia entry[]

A museum is a building or series of buildings designed to hold a civilization's most treasured possessions for public display. There are museums that contain collections of art, there are museums which contain fossils, items of historical interest, as well as museums holding costumes, jewels, ancient weapons, or virtually anything else which might be of value and interest. The Hermitage art museum in Saint Petersburg was founded in 1764 by Catherine the Great. Open to the public since 1852, it is one of the oldest and largest museums in the world.

See also[]

Civilization V Buildings [edit]
Airport BNW-onlyAmphitheater GodsKings5 clearAqueductArmoryArsenalBank (Hanse BNW-onlySatrap's Court) • Barracks (Ikanda BNW-onlyKrepost) • Bomb Shelter GodsKings5 clearBroadcast TowerCaravansary BNW-onlyCastle (Mughal Fort) • Cathedral GodsKings5 clearCircusColosseumConstabulary GodsKings5 clearCourthouseFactoryForgeGarden (Candi BNW-only) • GranaryHarborHospitalHotel BNW-onlyHydro PlantLibrary (Paper MakerRoyal Library BNW-only) • LighthouseMarket (Bazaar) • Medical LabMilitary AcademyMilitary BaseMintMonastery GodsKings5 clearMonument (Stele GodsKings5 clear) • Mosque GodsKings5 clearMuseumNuclear PlantObservatoryOpera House (Ceilidh Hall GodsKings5 clear) • Pagoda GodsKings5 clearPolice Station GodsKings5 clearPublic SchoolRecycling Center GodsKings5 clearResearch LabSeaportShrine GodsKings5 clear (Pyramid GodsKings5 clear) • Solar PlantSpaceship FactoryStable (Ducal Stable BNW-only) • StadiumStock ExchangeStone WorksSupermarket2Temple (Burial TombMud Pyramid Mosque) • TheatreUniversity (Wat) • Walls (Walls of Babylon1) • Water Mill (Floating Gardens) • Windmill (Coffee House GodsKings5 clear) • Workshop (Longhouse) • Zoo BNW-only
1 Requires a DLC2 Сut from the game

GodsKings5 clear Added in the Gods & Kings expansion pack.
BNW-only Added in the Brave New World expansion pack.