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2012 Edition

national industry 712110



This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in the preservation and exhibition of objects of historical, cultural, and/or educational value.

The immediate parent of national industry 712110 is international industry 71211: Museums

Illustrative Examples

  • Art galleries (except retail) Planetariums
  • Art museums
  • Science or technology museums Halls of fame
  • Wax museums

2012 NAICS Edition Cross References

  • Commercial art galleries primarily engaged in selling art objects are classified in Industry 453920, Art Dealers.


The NAICS editions in which this code was present are indicated below. In the event that a code was changed from the prior edition the equivalent value in that edition is provided for reference.

Edition Existed Equivalent Value
2002 712110
2007 712110
2012 712110
2017 712110
2022 712110

Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Mappings

  1. 8412 - Museums and Art Galleries

Insurance Industry Mappings

The US Property and Casualty Insurance Industry may use the following classification descriptions which might encompass national industry 712110, Museums:

  1. art entertainment and recreation
  2. art gallery
  3. art gallery comm l
  4. art gallery comml
  5. art gallery nonprofit cgl
  6. art gallery ny and cgl
  7. clerical office employee not otherwise classified or computer system designer or programmer exclusively office or drafting employee or public library or museum
  8. commercial museum waxwork etc
  9. community recreational facility
  10. community recreational facility not operated by a govt agency
  11. community recreational facility not operated by governmental agency
  12. museum
  13. museum all type
  14. museum and art gallery
  15. museum attendant and usher
  16. museum historical site and similar institution
  17. museum nfp
  18. museum nonprofit
  19. museum or public library
  20. museum public
  21. museum public art gallery
  22. public art gallery museum
  23. public library or museum
  24. public library or museum other employee
  25. public museum
  26. recreational facility
  27. sport or outdoor activity
  28. sport or outdoor activity commercially operated cgl


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