Planning a new museum: How good is your idea?
A He Rauemi Resource Guide: ISSUE No. 32
Source: National Services Te Paerangi,Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
You have a great idea for a museum and you’re keen to start one. But how do you put that idea to the test? This guide aims to help you decide whether you can turn your dream into a sustainable and financially secure reality. This includes 12 case studies as well as checklists and forms for evaluating the prospect of starting a museum. This was written for museum start-ups in New Zealand, however, much of it applies to museums anywhere. It also considers museum alternatives such as digital museums, joining an existing museum, and working with local organizations.