Case Study: Evaluation of an Exhibit Design Horse Tales–An Evolutionary Odyssey

January 1st, 1993 | RESEARCH

In this paper, Margaret Marino of the New Mexico Museum of Natural History discusses methodology and findings of an extensive summative evaluation of the "Horse Tales--An Evolutionary Odyssey" exhibit. This permanent exhibition on the history, biomechanics and importance of the horse in the southwest premiered at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History before it was moved to the new Anne C. Stradling Museum of the Horse in Ruidoso, New Mexico. The appendix of this paper includes the observation forms and visitor survey used in the study.



Team Members

Margaret Marino, Author, New Mexico Museum of Natural History


Identifier Type: issn
Identifier: 1064-5578

Publication: Visitor Studies
Volume: 5
Number: 1
Page(s): 191


Audience: Evaluators | General Public | Museum | ISE Professionals
Discipline: Education and learning science | History | policy | law | Life science | Social science and psychology | Technology
Resource Type: Observation Protocol | Peer-reviewed article | Research and Evaluation Instruments | Research Case Study | Research Products | Survey
Environment Type: Exhibitions | Museum and Science Center Exhibits