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. Volunteer at a Museum
If you are looking for a unique volunteer experience, consider a museum!
2. 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?
3. 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!
4. Museum Words Defined
This glossary of museum words explores some of the most common terms you will hear when you visit or work in a museum.
5. 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!
6. 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.
7. What Is an Accession Number?
This unique numbering system is the backbone of a museum’s collection. Learn how to decode what it means!
8. What is Museum Quality?
The term “museum quality” is often used loosely to try to sell you something. But what does it really mean?
9. 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.
10. 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.
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