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A culture minister (sometimes cultural minister, minister of culture, minister for culture, or secretary of culture) is a Cabinet position in some governments responsible for protecting the national heritage of a country and promoting cultural expression. This responsibility usually manifests in the accompanying ministry governing the following:

  • an official registry of protected historic sites of cultural importance
  • maintaining archives of cultural work, including museums and libraries

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