Analysis of a Natural History Exhibit: Are Dioramas the Answer?

June 1st, 1988 | RESEARCH

This study evaluates the Living Land Living Sea exhibit at the Royal British Columbia Museum, with specific attention to gathering data related to visitor response to dioramas. The results of this study indicated that small but significant amounts of knowledge gain did occur upon visiting the Living Land Living Sea gallery, that attitudinal change was not measured, and that exhibit type clearly affects attracting power and holding power.


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Team Members

Bob Peart, Author, Royal British Columbia Museum
Richard Kool, Author, Royal British Columbia Museum


Identifier Type: doi
Identifier: 10.1016/0260-4779(88)90016-7

Publication: International Journal of Museum Management and Curatorship
Volume: 7
Number: 2
Page(s): 117

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