Wikidata:WikiProject Museums

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WikiProject Museums
The project Musée de France

The aim of the WikiProject Museums is :

  • to define properties for items related to museums and the rules of use for these properties (qualifiers, datatypes, ...)
  • to organize the creation and improving the quality of the elements

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There are currently (Feb 2017) 25,856 museum items on Wikdata (query tool link).

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According to The World Museum Community, there are more than 55 000 museums in 202 countries.[1]


Title ID Data type Description Examples Inverse
country P17 Item country: sovereign state of this item; don't use on humans Louvre Museum <country> France -
located in the administrative territorial entity P131 Item administrative territorial entity: the item is located on the territory of the following administrative entity. Use P276 (location) for specifying the location of non-administrative places and for items about events Louvre Museum <located in the administrative territorial entity> 1st arrondissement of Paris contains administrative territorial entity
location P276 Item location: location of the item, physical object or event is within. In case of an administrative entity use P131. In case of a distinct terrain feature use P706. Louvre Museum <location> Louvre Palace -
located on street P669 Item street: street, road, or square, where the item is located. To add the number, use Property:P670 "street number" as qualifier. Use property P969 if there is no item for the street. Louvre Museum <located on street> rue de Rivoli -
located at street address P969 String street address and address: full street address that the subject is located at. Include building number through to post code. Use also P669 if the street is known as a separate element Louvre Museum <located at street address> Musée du Louvre -
coordinate location P625 Geographic coordinates geographic coordinate system and World Geodetic System 1984: geocoordinates of the subject, please note that only WGS84 coordinating system is supported at the moment Louvre Museum <coordinate location> 48°51'39.92"N, 2°20'8.70"E -
headquarters location P159 Item headquarters, siège social, seat and episcopal see: specific location where an organization's headquarters is or has been situated National Museum Kraków <headquarters location> Building of the National Museum occupant

If the property location (P276) has a value, coordinate location (P625) is not mandatory.

Practical informations[edit]

Title ID Data type Description Examples Inverse
price P2284 Quantity price: published price listed or paid for a product (use with unit of currency) Louvre Museum <price> -
payment types accepted P2851 Item types of payment accepted by a venue Louvre Museum <payment types accepted> -
open days P3025 Item days in the week subject item is open within the opening season Louvre Museum <open days> -
closed on P3026 Item exceptions to open days (P3025), usually special dates. Qualifier with P3025 Louvre Museum <closed on> -
open period from P3027 Item qualifier to P3025 (open days) for season when open days apply Louvre Museum <open period from> -
open period to P3028 Item qualifier to P3025 (open days) for season when open days apply Louvre Museum <open period to> -
wheelchair accessibility P2846 Item wheelchair accessibility: describes wheelchair accessibility of location or event Louvre Museum <wheelchair accessibility> wheelchair accessible -


Title ID Data type Description Examples Inverse
phone number P1329 String telephone number: telephone number in standard format (RFC3966), without `tel:` prefix Louvre Museum <phone number> 1 40 20 53 17 +33 1 40 20 53 17 -
fax number P2900 String fax: telephone number of fax line Louvre Museum <fax number> 1 40 20 54 52 +33 1 40 20 54 52 -
e-mail P968 URL email: e-mail address (mailto:) Louvre Museum <e-mail> -
official website P856 URL official website: URL to the website of this item (current or former). If the website changes, add an additional statement with preferred rank. Do not remove the former URL. Louvre Museum <official website> -
logo image P154 Commons media file logo: graphic mark or emblem commonly used by commercial enterprises, organizations and products National Gallery of Canada <logo image> National Gallery of Canada logo.svg -
Twitter username P2002 External identifier Twitter: this item's username on Twitter Louvre Museum <Twitter username> MuseeLouvre -
Instagram username P2003 External identifier Instagram: item's username on Instagram Louvre Museum <Instagram username> museelouvre -
Facebook profile ID P2013 External identifier Facebook: identifier for a person or organization in Facebook Louvre Museum <Facebook profile ID> museedulouvre -
YouTube channel ID P2397 External identifier YouTube channel ID: ID of the YouTube channel of a person or organisation (not to be confused with the name of the channel) Louvre Museum <YouTube channel ID> UCafm6w_rPndqAtokQy04Jdw -
GitHub username P2037 External identifier GitHub: username of this project, person or organization on GitHub British Museum <GitHub username> BritishMuseum -
Google Maps CID P3749 External identifier Google Maps: Customer ID (identifier) for a place, in Google Maps Louvre Museum <Google Maps CID> 13363865620386383060 -
TripAdvisor ID P3134 External identifier identifier of a place (region, hotel, restaurant, attraction), in TripAdvisor Louvre Museum <TripAdvisor ID> g187147-d188757 -
Yelp ID P3108 External identifier identifier of a place, in Louvre Museum <Yelp ID> musée-du-louvre-paris-2 -
Michelin Voyages ID P4161 External identifier Guide Vert and Michelin Guide: identifier for a place in the website Michelin Voyages Louvre Museum <Michelin Voyages ID> europe/france/ile-de-france/ville-de-paris/paris/musee-du-louvre -
Instagram location ID P4173 External identifier Instagram: identifier for a location on Instagram Louvre Museum <Instagram location ID> 683630 -


Title ID Data type Description Examples Inverse
inception P571 Point in time inception: date or point in time when the organization/subject was founded/created Louvre Museum <inception> 1792 -
dissolved, abolished or demolished P576 Point in time dissolved, abolished or demolished date: date or point in time on which an organisation was dissolved/disappeared or a building demolished; see also discontinued date (P2669) Deutsches Museum <dissolved, abolished or demolished> 1939 -

Specific for museum[edit]

Title ID Data type Description Examples Inverse
manager/director P1037 Item person who manages any kind of group Louvre Museum <manager/director> Jean-Luc Martinez -
visitors per year P1174 Quantity visitors per year: number of people visiting a location each year Louvre Museum <visitors per year> 9,330,000±5000 -
Commons Institution page P1612 String Commons Institution page: name of the institutions's page on Wikimedia Commons (without the prefix "Institution") Louvre Museum <Commons Institution page> Louvre -
collection or exhibition size P1436 Quantity number of items in a collection or exhibition Louvre Museum <collection or exhibition size> 460,000±5000 -

Identifier properties[edit]

  • Property:P791 ISIL ID (P791) International Standard Identifier for Libraries and Related Organizations

instance of (P31)[edit]

Current tasks[edit]

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Example Queries[edit]


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  1. Frequently Asked Questions - The World Museum Community