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Centres for Curiosity and Imagination: When is a Museum not a Museum?

By: John Pearce

144 pages, Col photos

Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation

Paperback | Dec 1998 | #139766 | ISBN: 0903319780
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About this book

Examines how the successful US 'children's museums' might be relevant to Britain, especially when run as community based enterprises.


So, what is a children's museum?; children's museums in the United States; Eureka! and the wider scene in Britain; a glance across the Channel - and beyond; when is a museum not a museum?

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