20 Best Museum Podcasts
Here are 20 Best Museum Podcasts worth listening to in 2023
1. AirSpace | National Air and Space Museum
The National Air and Space Museum contains the largest and most significant collection of air- and spacecraft in the world. Behind those amazing machines are thousands of stories of human achievement, failure, and perseverance. Join Emily, Matt, and Nick as they demystify one of the world's most visited museums and explore why people are so fascinated with stories of exploration, innovation, and discovery.
Also in Space Podcasts, Perseverance Podcasts
Play⋅ 340.5K⋅ 391.9K⋅ 224.6K ⋅1 episode / day ⋅ Avg Length 24 min ⋅ Jan 2018 Get Email Contact More
2. National Leprechaun Museum
Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Explore the world of Irish folklore and mythology at The National Leprechaun Museum. Located in the heart of Dublin, you will discover the sounds, sights, stories, and magic of mythical Ireland, home of the Leprechaun! One of Dublin's best visitor attractions for tourists and locals alike.
Play⋅ 18.7K⋅ 4.6K⋅ 1.3K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 29 min Get Email Contact More
3. Museum Confidential
Tulsa, Oklahoma, US
Museum Confidential is a behind-the-scenes look at museums hosted by Jeff Martin. The show is a co-production of Philbrook Museum of Art and Public Radio Tulsa.
Play⋅ 97.7K⋅ 34.6K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 30 min ⋅ Oct 2017 Get Email Contact More
4. Museum Archipelago
A tiny show guiding you through the rocky landscape of museums. Museum Archipelago believes that no museum is an island and that museums are not neutral. Taking a broad definition of museums, host Ian Elsner brings you to different museum spaces around the world, dives deep into institutional problems, and introduces you to the people working to fix them. Each episode is never longer than 15 minutes, so let's get started.
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5. The Mistholme Museum of Mystery, Morbidity, and Mortality
Hello, and welcome to the Mistholme Museum of Mystery, Morbidity, and Mortality. This Audio Tour Guide is aware that this is your first visit to the museum! On behalf of the Museum: Welcome! It's a pleasure to have you with us here today. The Audio Tour Guide will be your window into the history of the museum and its exhibits today.
Play⋅ 479⋅ 113 ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 28 min Get Email Contact More
Oak Ridge, Tennessee, US
AMSEcast invites guests from the world of science, literature, and technology to share unique perspectives from the realm of the highly trained and curiously minded.
Play⋅ 9.7K⋅ 1.9K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 44 min Get Email Contact More
7. Museums in Strange Places
Greenbelt, Maryland, US
Museums in Strange Places is a podcast about Icelandic museums and museum culture. I'm your host, Hannah Hethmon, and in each episode, I visit a different museum to discover its stories, discuss challenges and triumphs with fascinating museum professionals and get to know each season's country, state, or region through it museums.
Play⋅ 5.6K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 27 min ⋅ Oct 2017 Get Email Contact More
8. HMSC Connects! Podcast
Cambridge, Massachusetts, US
Welcome to HMSC Connects! where we go behind the scenes of four Harvard museums to explore the connections between us, our big, beautiful world, and even what lies beyond.
Play⋅ 6.8K⋅ 3K ⋅2 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 37 min Get Email Contact More
9. The Portland Art Museum Podcast
Portland, Oregon, US
The Portland Art Museum Podcast is our way to connect the Portland Art Museum family with the rest of the world. You will hear the voices of Museum staff, docents, volunteers, artists, community partners, and even Museum members as they engage in respectful dialogue, debate, and the free exchange of ideas.
Play⋅ 72.9K⋅ 49.9K⋅ 69.9K ⋅1 episode / year ⋅ Avg Length 53 min Get Email Contact More
10. BC Museums Association Podcast
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Join the BC Museums Association as we explore topics of importance to the museum community in BC, and around the world. Listen as we talk with museum workers, volunteers, and audiences about their work in BC museums.
Play⋅ 2.1K⋅ 2.5K ⋅30 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 25 min Get Email Contact More
11. Museum Storytime
Saint Andrews, Scotland, UK
Join us for a moment of calm. Our collections in the Museums of the University of St Andrews are full to the brim with objects that have interesting stories to tell. Take 10 minutes out of your day to hear them in Museum Storytime.
Play⋅ 3.1K⋅ 4.8K ⋅4 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 7 min Get Email Contact More
12. Pritzker Military Museum and Library Podcasts
Chicago, Illinois, US
Located in Chicago, the Pritzker Military Museum & Library is open to the public with live events and a collection of books, art, and artifacts that tell the story of the Citizen Soldier in American military history. This master feed will provide all available Library programs including events with award-winning authors, interviews with Medal of Honor recipients, and panel discussions on military issues.
Also in Military History Podcasts
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13. Museum Weird
Iowa City, Iowa, US
In this podcast, hosts Seth and Lea will dive into all things museum. What can be displayed in a museum? What makes a museum a museum? What happens when unexplainable things happen after hours? There is a lot more to museums than the educational elements they provide. In this podcast, Seth and Lea present first-hand accounts from the staff here at the Pentacrest Museums in Iowa City, Iowa, along with additional accounts from museum staff across the country. Join us in our attempt to spread our museum weird.
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14. Meet Me at the Museum
London, England, UK
A peek behind the scenes, seeing what makes a museum tick, it's also the starting point for some great conversations about life, the universe and everything. Meet Me at the Museum is published by Art Fund, the UK's national charity for art, which raises money for museums and galleries through the National Art Pass.
Play⋅ 73.4K⋅ 102.2K⋅ 49.7K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 35 min Get Email Contact More
15. Made in Museums
Nashville, Tennessee, US
Welcome to Made in Museums. On this podcast, we'll explore the world of independent museums that were started because of someone's passion for a very, very specific subject. We'll travel to off-the-beaten-path museums and learn the stories behind their curious collections.
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16. NHMLA Talks | Natural History Museum of Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California, US
Expand your world with talks about science, history, and culture held across the Natural History Family of Museum: the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, the La Brea Tar Pits Museum, and the William S. Hart Park and Museum. Follow to keep up with our podcast.
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17. The British Museum Podcast
London, England, UK
This podcast takes a fresh look at some of the tales that have shaped the Museum's story, both famous and less well known. The British Museum is famous for its objects, which represent over 2 million years of human history and culture. The objects speak to us thanks to the experts who have helped to tell their stories for well over two centuries.
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Baltimore, Maryland, US
Museopunks is a podcast for the progressive museum. Every month, Suse Anderson investigates the fascinating work and personalities in and around the museum sector.
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19. Museum Way
Bentonville, Arkansas, US
Located at 600 Museum Way in Bentonville, Arkansas is the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. In this new podcast series, we're sharing all the ins-and-outs of the museum, from the galleries to the trails, the architecture and more, you'll learn the museum way of Crystal Bridges.
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|Podcaster Name||Podcast Link||Total Episodes|
|BC Museums Association||museum.bc.ca||51|
|American Museum of Science and Energy||amsecast.libsyn.com||23|
|National Air and Space Museum||airandspace.si.edu||22|
|National Leprechaun Museum Talking Stories||soundcloud.com||19|
|Philbrook Museum of Art||museumconfidential.libsyn.com||18|
|Museums of the University of St Andrews||anchor.fm||16|
|Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art||crystalbridges.org||11|
|Lea Peterson & Seth Moffitt||anchor.fm||8|
Museum Podcast Topics
|Topic||Number of episodes|
|National Air And Space Museum||12|
|Hot Air Balloon||1|