Chapter 22. Studying Visitors

  1. Sharon Macdonald
  1. Eilean Hooper-Greenhill

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996836.ch22

A Companion to Museum Studies

A Companion to Museum Studies

How to Cite

Hooper-Greenhill, E. (2006) Studying Visitors, in A Companion to Museum Studies (ed S. Macdonald), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470996836.ch22

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405108393

Online ISBN: 9780470996836

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Keywords:

  • visitor studies;
  • museums;
  • exhibitions;
  • professional practices;
  • observational studies

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Scope of Museum Visitor Studies

  • Getting the Message: Evaluating Exhibitions or Evaluating Visitors?

  • Counting and Mapping

  • New Paradigms: The Turn to Understanding