Top Ten Museums Articles

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Here are the top ten articles for the Museums Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!

1. Who Visits a Museum?
There are personality types who are more likely to visit museums. There are also people who will NEVER visit a museum. What do you know about these groups?

2. Why Do People Visit Museums?
There are many different reasons to visit a museum. Understanding why people choose to go to a museum can help boost attendance and allocate limited marketing resources.

3. Creating Educational Travel Trunks
With shrinking field trip budgets, you can keep your museum in teachers’ minds with an education trunk program!

4. Museum Visitation Factors
Visitors consider many factors before choosing to come to a museum. Here are some of the factors involved in the decision-making process when it comes to leisure time options.

5. Identifying Glass and China Makers' Marks
Have you ever wondered what that funny symbol on the bottom of Grandma’s favorite teacup means? Learn more about identifying glass and china makers’ marks!

6. Making a Donation to a Museum
Do you have something that a museum might want to add to its permanent collection? Here’s everything you’ve ever wanted to know about how to make a donation to a museum!

7. May 4 Visitors Center at Kent State University
This small museum is far more powerful than museums ten times its size. Situated in the campus building closest to the shootings, it tells the story of May 4, the events leading up to it, and the impact felt afterwards.

8. The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum
The legacy of our nation's most popular president is preserved in Springfield, Illinois, in a state-of-the-art museum.

9. Types of Museums
There are many different kinds of museums to work at and visit. Here is a list of what you might find while you’re out exploring!

10. Building Exhibition Panels
There are many ways to construct exhibition panels in-house for temporary exhibits. Here are three options to consider in your museum.



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