Analysis of Differences Between Visitors at Natural History Museums and Science Centers

January 1st, 1996 | RESEARCH

In this paper, evaluator Randi Korn presents findings from a front-end evaluation for a traveling exhibition about severe weather, developed through a collaboration among the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, National Museum of Natural History, St. Louis Science Center, and National Severe Storms Laboratory, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. This article presents findings from the part of the evaluation that focused on differences between visitors to natural history museums and science centers, regarding demographic and group composition data as well as ratings of interpretive strategies.



Team Members

Randi Korn, Author, Randi Korn & Associates


Identifier Type: issn
Identifier: 1064-5578

Publication: Visitor Studies
Volume: 8
Number: 1
Page(s): 58


Audience: Evaluators | General Public | Museum | ISE Professionals
Discipline: Education and learning science | Geoscience and geography
Resource Type: Peer-reviewed article | Research Products
Environment Type: Exhibitions | Museum and Science Center Exhibits