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* At the start of ''Restoration'' (1995), Dr Merival is shown a man with an exposed heart due to a chest injury. He later visits a room of scientific curios kept by the King, and is dumbfounded to see the same man sitting on a chair as one of the exhibits.
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* ''Series/DoctorWho'': In "The Space Museum", the TARDIS 'jumps a time track' and the Doctor and his companions find themselves in the eponymous museum and at some point in the future where they have become exhibits.

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* ''Series/DoctorWho'': In "The "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS2E7TheSpaceMuseum The Space Museum", Museum]]", the TARDIS 'jumps a time track' and the Doctor and his companions find themselves in the eponymous museum and at some point in the future where they have become exhibits.


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* ''Series/DoctorWho'': In "The Space Museum", the TARDIS 'jumps a time track' and the Doctor and his companions find themselves in the eponymous museum and at some point in the future where they have become exhibits.



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* The ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' episode "The Most Toys" has a man kidnap Data with the intention of housing him in a private collection.
* Some of the artifacts in ''Series/Warehouse13'' harbor the spirits of living beings, notably Lewis Carroll's mirror holding the spirit of Alice Liddell. The Bronze Section contains people trapped in aware suspended animation as punishment for past misdeeds.


* The bio of the ''Toys/GoGosCrazyBones'' character Artix, from the toy's "Explorer" series, states that he visits museums and pretends to be a statue so that visitors will see him as an exhibit.

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* The bio of the ''Toys/GoGosCrazyBones'' character Artix, from the toy's franchise's "Explorer" series, states that he visits museums and pretends to be a statue so that visitors will see him as an exhibit.


* The bio of the ''Toys/GoGosCrazyBones'' character Artix states that he visits museums and pretends to be a statue so that visitors will see him as an exhibit.

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* The bio of the ''Toys/GoGosCrazyBones'' character Artix Artix, from the toy's "Explorer" series, states that he visits museums and pretends to be a statue so that visitors will see him as an exhibit.


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* In ''Literature/TheMoteInGodsEye'', the Moties take some of the visiting humans on a tour of one of their museums. In addition to replicating entire habitats, there also a caste of non-sapient Moties. It turns out their purpose is a hint towards what the Moties are keeping secret [[spoiler:as they are called Meats]].

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* In ''Literature/TheMoteInGodsEye'', the Moties take some of the visiting humans on a tour of one of their museums. In addition to replicating entire habitats, there there's also a caste of non-sapient Moties. It turns out their purpose is a hint towards what the Moties are keeping secret [[spoiler:as they are called Meats]].


A character is going about their business until - what's this? Someone is trying to get them into a museum! And no, they're not trying to get them to visit the museum. They're trying to make them exhibits.

Maybe the character was mistaken for a caveman or something. Maybe they're the [[LastOfHisKind last of a rare species or race]]. Or maybe they're just being tortured [[ForTheEvulz for the heck of it]]. Either way, the result is the same: There's a living person behind a glass wall in a museum.

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A character is going about their business until - -- what's this? Someone is trying to get them into a museum! And no, they're not trying to get them to visit the museum. They're trying to make them exhibits.

Maybe the character was mistaken for a caveman or something. Maybe they're the [[LastOfHisKind last of a rare species or race]]. Or maybe they're just being tortured [[ForTheEvulz for the heck of it]]. Either way, the result is the same: There's there's a living person behind a glass wall in a museum.

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* ''WesternAnimation/SupermanTheAnimatedSeries'': In the episode "The Main Man", an alien known as the Preserver keeps endangered aliens in his zoo, in which he hired SelfDemonstrating/{{Lobo}} to capture Superman. The Preserver also betrayed him after finding out that he is also endangered ([[WhereIWasBornAndRazed by his own volition]]) but the two escaped and defeated him. Superman took his zoo and placed them in the Fortress of Solitude.

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* ''WesternAnimation/SupermanTheAnimatedSeries'': In the episode "The Main Man", an alien known as the Preserver keeps endangered aliens in his zoo, in which he hired SelfDemonstrating/{{Lobo}} to capture Superman. The Preserver also betrayed him after finding out Lobo since he knew all along that he is also endangered ([[WhereIWasBornAndRazed by his own volition]]) but the two escaped and defeated him. Superman took his zoo and placed them in the Fortress of Solitude.


* In ''Literature/TheMoteInGodsEye'', the Moties take some of the visiting humans on a tour of one of their museums. In addition to replicating entire habitats, there also a caste of non-sapient Moties. It's turns out their purpose is a hint towards what the Moties are keeping secret [[spoiler:as they are called Meats]].

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* In ''Literature/TheMoteInGodsEye'', the Moties take some of the visiting humans on a tour of one of their museums. In addition to replicating entire habitats, there also a caste of non-sapient Moties. It's It turns out their purpose is a hint towards what the Moties are keeping secret [[spoiler:as they are called Meats]].

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