Residential, commercial and public property all contain assets in need of protection. Most significantly the people, but also the documents and hardware. Residential, commercial and public property all contian assets in need of protection.
Whether private or public and institutional, all citizens and societies have assets they want to protect. Public bodies are responsible for safeguarding the cultural assets of their societies.
Museums, Monuments, galleries, libraries, archives are all places, which some being part of the immovable heritage of a country give shelter to other elements of the intangible cultural heritage of society, books, canvases, paintings, all works tell a story, works whose heritage value make them part of the history of all of us.