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In a golden age of Museums, play a Curator tasked with amassing a Collection of Artefacts the likes of which the world has never seen!
Backers: 3683
Average Pledge Per Backer: €69

Funded: €253,280 of €35,000
Dates: Nov 17th -> Dec 15th (28 days)
Project By: Holy Grail Games
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Latest News

4 Upcoming Kickstarter Board Games - Genghis Max

February 18th - via:
There are tons of amazing Kickstarter board game projects coming between February and March. We preview 4 of them including a certain returning publisher. (Read More)

[COMING SOON] Curate art wonders in Museum: Pictura, the first spin-off from the set-collecting board game

February 6th - via:
Art collecting game Museum: Pictura, the first spin-off from the set-collecting board game, is coming to Kickstarter in March. (Read More)

The Grand Opening!

December 15th - via:
Dear Curators, We set out four weeks ago to make a game about history, a subject that we all enjoy here at the studio. What we didn’t expect is for this campaign to look like it’s was going to go down in history. After a start that, and let’s... (Read More)

Archaeology is like a Box of Chocolates...

December 15th - via:
...You never quite know what you're going to get. One thing is for certain, we most definitely didn't know we were going to get this far! Your support has allowed us to drain every last idea we had for the project and even a bit more! Just take a... (Read More)

Defying Imagination

December 15th - via:
Greetings Curators, So you guys were pretty busy last night it seems?   Vincent has also finished two more relics for you all!  And so we come to our final Stretch goal folks. After this we really are out of ideas and there's nothing else that we... (Read More)

There's so much left to do

December 14th - via:
Dear Curator, From strength to strength folks: We're so happy with how things are going that if you guys aren't ready to stop, then neither are we ;)    (Read More)

That Belongs in a Museum!

December 14th - via:
Greetings Curators, Well here we are, 200K! We’re absolutely delighted, thank you all so much for your continued support throughout the campaign! For this prestigious goal, you’ve unlocked…   Originally, the Museum player tokens were simply... (Read More)

Wonders not of our World...

December 14th - via:
Greetings Curators, What a night! We’re absolutely over the moon and you guys have almost unlocked the final Stretch Goal! Once again, Vincent is hard at work on the relics but can't draw as fast as you are unlocking these! We'll post them as soon... (Read More)

There's more to this than meets the eye...

December 13th - via:
Greetings Curators old and freshly arrived for the start of what's turning out to be an amazing final 48hours! Here's a nice reward for you all!      As you can imagine this relic SG didn't so much creep up on us as it did smash through the wall... (Read More)

A sign of the Times

December 13th - via:
Dear Curators, You'll excuse me if I keep this brief, with the 48hours creeping up on us plus the bundle I feel like you're goign to be recieving a lot of these emails soon so apologies for the "spam"!  But hey, we won't let that stop us will we?  ... (Read More)

The People have spoken

December 13th - via:
What would a Museum be without the people that visit it? How would all these treasures shine if not through the eyes of all those that behold them? A Museum lives, and dies, by the will of the public. In this expansion, you and your friends can... (Read More)

Supply and Demand

December 13th - via:
Greetings Curators! More Patron cards for your collection! What extravagant requests will they make of you next?  Next up: Oh and what's coming next? Well, let's just say we're not going to go into the final 48hours quietly!  (Read More)

You'll never guess what we found out there...

December 13th - via:
Greetings Curators! Another exciting delivery from the League of Extraordinary Explorers has appeared!  The Magic Bean and the Philosopher's Stone are ready to grace your High Rooms! You want to turn lead into gold? Well, this card may not let you... (Read More)

I've got this

December 12th - via:
Greetings Curators, Three Stretch goals in a day?! Well, well, this is getting exciting! Next up we've got:    (Read More)

Away from prying eyes…

December 12th - via:
Museum is about the wonders of the archaeological world, the light, the colour, the textures of these wonders of history put on display for all to see! What some don’t realise though is that there was a dark underworld that shadowed it. Welcome,... (Read More)

Interesting times...

December 12th - via:
Greetings Curators, Well, you guys just keep outdoing yourselves! This time you'll be up against Deflation and Make Room!  A financial crisis is going to make it very expensive to expose objects. Do you bite the bullet and shell out Prestige Tokens... (Read More)

Polished to a shine

December 12th - via:
Greetings Curators ! Congratulations, you’ve unlocked a box upgrade! The Spot UV will make certain elements of the box shiny, giving a more luxurious look to the game! Last night, you also unlocked the Assistants Stretch Goal, which brings... (Read More)

Let me take care of that ma'am

December 11th - via:
Greetings Curators, Congratulations! you've unlocked a brand new type of card: Assistants!  So what do Assistants do exactly? Well, they're worth spending a bit of time talking about so we'll get to the core of what they do tomorrow. Sufficed to say... (Read More)

My place is here...

December 11th - via:
Happy Monday Curators! Well here we are, heading into our final week, and it's off to a good start: you've unlocked another 2 Personnel cards! Arkadin Welles and Boch & Wilhlem have some interesting abilities that you haven't seen yet. Arkadin... (Read More)

The Devil is in the Details...

December 10th - via:
Greetings Curators! We've just hit 120K, and all of the cards in the game have now been upgraded to a linen finish!  As well as giving the cards a more luxurious feel, this finish will help to protect them and their artwork from everyday wear and... (Read More)


December 9th - via:
Greetings Curators! Another day, another stretch goal! They may only be “modest” Patron cards, but, these very same elements can have a BIG effect on the game as well as increasing the replayability of your game! For our next Goal: I can tell you... (Read More)

A late arrival...

December 9th - via:
Hello Curators! We have a couple of things to announce today! First of all, The illustrations for the latest relics from the League of Extraordinary Explorers are here! This time we have: the Cornocopia and the Portrait of Dorian Gray! The... (Read More)

A Mysterious Package...

December 8th - via:
Curators, The relentless march continues and you guys have unlocked yet another Stretch Goal! Now the only issue is that you guys went through this one so fast, well, the images arent fully finished yet! We thought we'd have another day to prepare!... (Read More)

A full house.

December 8th - via:
Greetings Curators, Well it's been a most productive day! The new add-on seems to have gone down a treat and unlocked a new Museum layout for you! Next up we have more mysterious objects from a place where history fringes on the occult!    (Read More)


December 7th - via:
Curators, Congratulations on breaching the 100k mark! Believe me when I say that this is as big an event for us as it is for you! To thank you all for your support for Museum, here’s something extra special! Charlotte has been a cornerstone of this... (Read More)

To boldly go!

December 7th - via:
Greetings Curators ! We’ve got a new add-on for you…get ready for The Archaeologists! This new expansion brings another new mechanic to Museum, which is sure to provide you with an even more challenging experience! The expansion adds an extra... (Read More)

What lurks below...

December 6th - via:
Greetings Curators ! Congratulations, we’ve just hit 96k, and a strange cargo has arrived… The adventurers of the League of Extraordinary Explorers have discovered Nautilus and Atlantis! These fabulous finds will bring visitors flocking to your... (Read More)

Echoes in the East

December 5th - via:
Congratulations Curators ! Another two personnel cards are now yours for the hiring! This time we have Su Cho Anh Nwe and another mysterious guest! Su Cho is a leading expert in Asian archaeology and by adding her knowledge to your museum, the relics... (Read More)

Another one bites the dust...

December 5th - via:
Greetings Curators ! Here we go, another Stretch Goal! You’ve unlocked three more Patron cards, including 2 KS exclusives! - We’ll be posting more information about all of the Patron Cards unlocked so far at a later date, to give you a bigger... (Read More)

It's time to ask youself...what do you believe in?

December 4th - via:
Congratulations Curators ! You’ve unlocked 2 relics from the League of Extraordinary Explorers! The League of Extraordinary Explorers is a Kickstarter exclusive Stretch Goal that adds another new mechanic to the game. A group of particularly... (Read More)

Right this way please...

December 3rd - via:
Greetings Curators!  Wow, three Stretch Goals in 2 days, what a weekend! Congratulations, you've unlocked a new Museum layout! The Rome Prestige will bring even more challenges to your games of Museum! Will you dare to attempt to fill its... (Read More)

Trust me on this...

December 3rd - via:
Greetings Curators, Here we go, another two Personnel cards have been unlocked!  This time, it's girl power all round with Thalia Nikorova and Brigitt Olsen! Thalia has unparallelled skill in obtaining rare artefacts, if you hire her, the maximum... (Read More)

So, did you find it??

December 2nd - via:
Greetings Curators !  We’ve just reached 72k, thank you all for your support! This Stretch Goal is more Patron cards!  -  It may seem that we’ve been releasing a lot of these, but rest assured, they really do make a HUGE difference to the... (Read More)

Where history comes to life!

December 1st - via:
Greetings Curators ! The campaign is still steaming ahead, and we’ve hit another 2 Stretch Goals today! Sorry for the delay with announcing the previous one, but as we've had lots of announcements coming up we’re trying not to overload you too... (Read More)

Off to the World's Fair!

December 1st - via:
Hi everyone, We announced our World’s Fair expansion yesterday, and we promised you videos explaining how it all works! So here it is... In our latest video, Georgina and Olivier will run you through how the Crystal Skulls and the World’s Fair... (Read More)

The Wonders of the World!

November 30th - via:
Greetings Curators, Well you’ve all been waiting patiently for something a little more fun, and here it is! Step right up Ladies and Gentlemen, and feast your eyes on the wonders of the World’s Fair! This expansion introduces 2 exciting new... (Read More)

I am...a Librarian!

November 30th - via:
Hello there Curators! Our latest Stretch Goal is another two Personnel cards for your Museums! These two specialists will put their considerable expertise at the service of your establishment. Each one has a unique illustration by Vincent Dutrait!... (Read More)

History is my passion...

November 29th - via:
Greetings curators!  Here we go, another Stretch Goal! We have another 3 Patron cards, 2 of which will be Kickstarter exclusives. 3 new Patron cards means 3 new ways to win! We've said it before, but Patron cards have a LOT of strategic importance... (Read More)

Hot Off the Press!

November 29th - via:
Greetings Curators! We've just reached another Stretch Goal - this time around, it's 2 new Event cards! Remember when I said in the previous update that you might be grateful for the chance to rearrange the upcoming event cards? This one should prove... (Read More)

Hindsight is a wonderful thing

November 28th - via:
Greetings Curators, The campaign is still steaming ahead - we’ve just unlocked another Stretch Goal! This new Notoriety Card is a KS exclusive. Forward Planning allows you to reorganise the next 5 upcoming headline cards into the order of your... (Read More)

More videos (in English and French!)

November 28th - via:
Hello everyone, Sometimes actions speak louder than words, so we’ve been doing out best to bring you as many videos and reviews as we can. Today we’re honoured to have a very prestigious individual join the ranks: Rahdo released his video review... (Read More)

To the ends of the earth

November 28th - via:
Greetings Curators, Another day, another Stretch Goal! Congratulations, you’ve now unlocked the Continents board! This small additional board (390 x 120mm) will give you somewhere to comfortably house your Continent decks during the game. Please... (Read More)

Hallowed Halls

November 28th - via:
And one more for the road, you guys just blitzed through these today! The alternate Museum Layouts can be chosen at the beginning of the game. They follow exactly the same rules as the “standard” rectangle but can be more or less advantageous... (Read More)

Fame and Fortune

November 27th - via:
Well, well, well, What can we say? After a run like today I think we can safely say that Museum is back on track for no small amount of success! So thank you again whether you’ve just arrived or been here since day one! Let’s see what today’s... (Read More)

World Events!

November 27th - via:
Greetings Curators! Well, we'll have been flooding you with updates today, but we've passed our second Stretch Goal! - Our first new Event Card is another Kickstarter exclusive! Grants Awarded allows the Active player to take 2 cards from the same... (Read More)

Live updates

November 27th - via:
Bonsoir les Conservateurs! Pour ceux qui ne l'auront pas vu, nous allons faire une vidéo live sur Museum ce soir à 19h30! Ce sera sur notre chaîne Youtube. Ce sera rediffusée par la suite pour ceux qui ne peuvent pas être là :) Nous tenterons... (Read More)

New candidates

November 27th - via:
Hello again Curators! Well it's only been a few hours since we funded, and we've already reached our first Stretch Goal! - You will now be able to recruit these two characters into your Museums: Honoré Bokulu is a Kickstarter exclusive character,... (Read More)

The Grand Opening!

November 27th - via:
Greetings Curators ! After a long week we are now funded! It’s not been the fastest start but you’ve all helped us turn this around and get the campaign back on track! Once again, our thanks goes out to all of you for your support and... (Read More)

The Relics of the Ancient Ones...

November 26th - via:
Greetings Curators,  I hope you’ve all been having a fine weekend and, for our American colleagues, a great Thanksgiving.   As you can see the campaign is progressing nicely and we’re very close to being funded! Let’s see if we can give the... (Read More)

A Museum Everybody Should!

November 25th - via:
Hi there Curators, Good news for those of you who have been waiting for reviews – Barry Doublet from Board Games Everybody Should has made a video review about Museum ! In his video, Barry runs through how Museum is played and gives his first... (Read More)

A new rival...

November 25th - via:
Greetings Curators, And so after tackling shipping and pricing we’re now going to turn our attention to the flipside of the coin and see what we can do to make the game even more interesting for you guys! So first we’ll be adding something that... (Read More)

Express Delivery!

November 23rd - via:
We’ve have had some feedback concerning the price of the game. When we chose this sum we took into account the amount of material in the box (which is quite substantial, there are over 300 components ) and the price of similar games. We wanted... (Read More)

Curiosity shops!

November 22nd - via:
Greetings Curators ! As we announced yesterday, we’re making some serious improvements to the campaign starting today and this is the first of many to come ! For starters, we’re happy to announce our store partnership program, in tandem with... (Read More)

On show!

November 21st - via:
Cliquez ici pour lire cette actu en français Greetings Curators, As promised we’re pleased to bring you a full gameplay video! Below you can watch Jamie, Olivier, Eric and Georgina sit down for a full length, 4 player game of Museum! We hope you... (Read More)

The Expedition

November 20th - via:
Greetings Curators, First, a big thank you to all those that have supported us thus far! Yes, we are off to a slow start but with almost a month left to run there’s plenty of time for that to change! First things first is the lack of gameplay... (Read More)

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