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Everyone who’s gone to a museum—so, like five of you guys (we don’t visit museums, either)—knows not to touch any of the displays. It’s common knowledge, right? Don’t get your skin oils all over ancient paintings because it might ruin the paints or whatever. But what about the displays that aren’t protected in five inches of bulletproof glass?
According to this museum staff member, although you can technically touch the stuff, and you probably have a yearning to if you visit museums, you shouldn’t, just because. While you can technically touch unprotected artwork and whatnot, you’ll receive angry glares from museum staff.