Happy Kid

Four Keys to Keeping Children Happy at the Museum

I spent last weekend at the park with my two boys, ages 4 and 6. The place was full of excited, giggling children running every which way, and none of us wanted the day to end.

I caught myself wondering what the magic was about parks that made children never want to leave…and why they don’t tend to feel the same way when we take them to the museum.

The answer might seem obvious: at the park, children can play. But what is the psychology behind why they often prefer a fun excursion to the park over a visit to the museum?…

Virtual Reality and Museums

Why Museums and Heritage sites should embrace Virtual Reality

Virtual reality is currently experiencing a spectacular renaissance. The concept itself is nothing new; researchers and entrepreneurs have been exploring the subject for several decades now, with varying degrees of success. The website “The Verge” even put out a fascinating article recently on the chaotic saga of virtual reality entitled: The Rise and Fall and…