Palace Museum is a term that is applied to a number of museums that are housed in former royal palaces. The most famous example is probably the Forbidden City in Beijing, China. The inventory of the palace is kept in the National Palace Museum in Taipei, Taiwan.
The National Palace Museum of Korea is the repository of that country's royal heritage.
The Malacca Sultanate Palace Museum is an example of a palace that was reconstructed to function as a museum.
Many former royal palaces house museums in them, such as the Palace of Versailles in Paris, the Winter Palace in St Petersburg, the Royal Palace, Luang Prabang, the Royal Palace, Porto-Novo, the Museum of King John III's Palace at Wilanów in Warsaw etc.
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