To determine the needs and wants of young adults in museum visiting for the audience research study "Engaging Young Adults in Museums", a short ten question online survey was created and distributed to young adults aged 18-26 years via social media websites such as Facebook.
The Jurassic Lounge event can be seen as an ideal model for successfully attracting the young adult audience to museums. A case study was conducted on the event for the audience research study "Engaging Young Adults in Museums".
What's been happening on the Museum's Facebook and Twitter accounts? Online Producer Michael Hugill cuts out the stats and pastes in some of our more interesting social media stories (in a picture book format no less).
For many years Museum scientists have had access to copies (microfiche and more recently digital) of the important specimen and object Collection Registers. What was it like before copies were available?