.museum Domain Name Information

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  • Time to Register Instant
  • Type gTLD
  • Registration Period 1 - 10 years
  • DNSSEC Supported / Learn how to add DNSSEC
  • Trustee/Proxy Service No
  • Individuals can register Yes
  • Businesses can register Yes
  • Are Individual .museum domain registrations allowed? Yes
  • Company or legal entities registrations allowed for .museum? Yes
  • Are some .museum domain names restricted? No
  • Private Registration service available? No
  • .museum Trustee / Proxy service offered? Fees? No
What is the registration term allowed for .museum domain names?
.museum domain names are available for 1-10 years.
How long does it take to register my .museum domain name?
The domain registration time frame for .museum during general availability is Instant.
What are the characters and valid character lengths for .museum domain names?
.museum Domain Names must:
  • have minimum of 3 and a maximum of 63 characters;
  • begin with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number;
  • use the English character set and may contain letters (i.e., a-z, A-Z),numbers (i.e. 0-9) and dashes (-) or a combination of these;
  • neither begin with, nor end with a dash;
  • not contain a dash in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab- -cd.museum); and
  • not include a space (e.g. www.ab cd.museum).
What is DNSSEC, and is it available for .museum domain?
DNSSEC is available for .museum domain. Enabling DNSSEC will protect .museum domain names against counterfeit DNS data by providing origin authentication and integrity protection on that data. DNSSEC can be configured in your domain name's DNS panel.
What is Trustee Service, and is it available for .museum?
Trustee Service is not available for .museum extension. Trustee Service can help satisfy most local presence requirements when there are restrictions on registering a domain name.
Can I transfer out my .museum domain if I'm using your Trustee Service?
Because Trustee Service is non-transferable, you must update your ownership according to .museum requirements before a transfer out can be started.
Can I hide my .museum registration information (Private Registration)?
No. At present the .museum domain zone does not provide means to hide the information of the domain owner. All or partial information (name, address, email, etc.) may be displayed in WHOIS.
What is the grace period for .museum domain name?
In accordance with ICANN, Generic Top Level Domains (gTLD) have a 40 day "Grace period" in which a domain name can be renewed without incurring an additional fee. Its important to note however that your domain will no longer resolve on the day it expires. After the 40 day grace period, there is a 30 day "Redemption Period" in which you can renew your domain name for an additional $150 USD.
Who is the registry that manages .museum domain names?
The registry that manages the registration of domain names with the .museum Top Level Domain is International Council of Museums. You may visit them at https://welcome.museum/.
  • Registry International Council of Museums
  • .museum Registry logo
  • Accredited Yes
  • Sponsoring Organization
    Museum Domain Management Association
    International Council of Museums
    22 rue de Palestro
    75002 Paris
    France
  • Administrative Contact
    Account Manager
    AFNIC
    1 rue Stephenson
    Immeuble Le Stephenson
    78180 Montigny-Le-Bretonneux
    France
    Email: [email protected]
    Voice: +33139308300
    Fax: +33 139308301
  • Technical Contact
    TLD Technical Contact
    Association Française pour le Nommage Internet en Coopération (A.F.N.I.C.)
    Immeuble Le Stephenson
    1, rue Stephenson
    78180 Montigny-Le-Bretonneux
    France
    Email: [email protected]
    Voice: +33 1 39 30 83 00
    Fax: +33 1 39 30 83 01
  • Sub Domains
  • Name Servers
    Host NameIP Address(es)
    d.nic.fr 194.0.9.1
    2001:678:c:0:0:0:0:1
    f.ext.nic.fr 194.146.106.46
    2001:67c:1010:11:0:0:0:53
    g.ext.nic.fr 194.0.36.1
    2001:678:4c:0:0:0:0:1