In every cultural context we need to prioritise techniques for welcoming, relaxing and relating to others, before we attempt to educate or explain. Thai explainers prove you don’t have to start breaking specimens to break down barriers with visitors.
Tropical Garden at Otago Museum
…if we want to say that institutions such as museums and science centres are making an impact on a community, we must prove it. And that’s sometimes easier said than done.
If you’re ever having a bad day, head to the Otago Museum Animal Attic to find the world’s friendliest ferret, located in the Mustelid section.