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Hands-On Learning at Children’s Museums


Hands-on, please touch. Busy brains, curious minds. Sandbox, playhouse, stepping stones. These words – along with the often-used word discovery – are some of the terms found in the names of children’s museums listed on the website of the Association … Continue reading

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Childhood Museum Visits


John Falk and Lynn Dierking have found that childhood museum visits are one of the best predictors of whether an individual will visit museums as an adult.  I think I did not fully fall in love with museums until I … Continue reading

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