Uncover Hidden Dream Meanings

A museum is a public building where historical items and other valuables are stored.

Artefacts, art, time period furniture and jewellery are just a few examples of some of the things you might typically see while walking through any museum. Museums are a wonderful place to visit another place in time and reflect the way things once were.

In this dream you may have

  • Have been walking through a museum.
  • Been looking for a certain painting or other item.
  • Learnt something new.
  • Feeling déjà vu.
  • Been greeting quests inside the museum.
  • Felt lonely.
  • Given a lecture.
  • Guided a tour group through the museum.
  • Felt nostalgic.
  • Felt a sense of belonging.
  • Sold tickets for a museum.
  • Curated a museum show.
  • Sold something to a museum.

Positive changes are afoot if

  • In the dream you were passing scene of your own history and are able to leave them behind.
  • Are taking time to contemplate or you are fixating on a certain display.
  • You saw yourself as being in control and knowledgeable on a subject.

Detailed dream meaning

As you walk through a museum you typically take the time to enjoy all the different things that are kept inside the museum walls. The inside of our psyche is very similar to that of a museum. Our mind stores and files all the details of our own personal history and will sometimes show us just a small part of our museum, as a reminder of how far we have come in our waking life.

Dreaming that you are giving a lecture or otherwise teaching a subject denotes that you currently, or will be in a position to teach someone about something of which you know a great deal. This can denote a promotion at work or perhaps even a training opportunity in your career. This can also apply to a friend to whom you’ve given a great deal of advice to lately. If you were leading a tour group, you might be coming in to a place in your life were you would welcome new people warmly into your life.

If you dreamed of looking or searching for something in this museum, you may be looking for something that you have lost over the years. What you are looking for may be tangible of sentimental value you had forgotten over the years. This item could also be something inanimate, like a memory or emotion that you have buried deep inside your psyche. If this was the tone of your dream, you might have also felt nostalgic or reminiscent of the past. Specifically when you see things from your own past on display in a museum… this is a sign of regressing. Often it shows wishing things were simpler or wanting to change an aspect of your past. The key is in the condition of the things that you see. For example, when you see things from your past that are in mint condition, this can show that you are idealizing the past. Items from your past on display but being showed as needing repair or antiques, consider your own current feelings on your life. Are you feeling old? Are you feeling used or washed up?

Alternately, if you were dreaming of trying to find a place for something, or deciding where a new display should go, the dream may be indicating that you are looking for your place in life. It could also mean that a new change has come about and you are trying to figure out how this new change affects your life and the way it is now. When change is brought to us suddenly, it can be very hard to process, especially if the change was not incited by our self.

This dream is in association with the following scenarios in your life

  • Upcoming changes in personal life or career.
  • Trying to find a place to belong.

Feelings that you may have encountered during a dream of museum

Nostalgia. Change. Learning. Seeking. Teaching. Leading. Placement. Knowledge. Training.

By Florance Saul
Jan 8, 2013