A true master of the art of collection display was the late Ettore Guatelli. This set of photos of his rural museum in Italy are absolutely spellbinding and show just what is possible when displaying an assortment of objects.
Must have that ceiling if we do an office/library and maybe even bring out the ladder to place push pins on the map ceiling. Then you can lay down, look up and see everywhere you've been. - library/lounge or office