Ocean Views: A Study of Visitors to the Ocean Planet Exhibition

January 1st, 1997 | RESEARCH

In this paper, researchers from the Smithsonian's Institutional Studies Office discuss a study of the "Ocean Planet" exhibition presented at the National Museum of Natural History (April 1995-April 1996). The purpose of this study was to measure the degree to which the exhibition's message was communicated to visitors and the extent to which the exhibition goals were realized.



Team Members

Andrew Pekarik, Author, Smithsonian Institution
Zahava Doering, Author, Smithsonian Institution
Adam Bickford, Author, Smithsonian Institution
Steven Yalowitz, Author, Smithsonian Institution


Identifier Type: issn
Identifier: 1064-5578

Publication: Visitor Studies
Volume: 9
Number: 1
Page(s): 103


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

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