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ISSUE 17 - June 2015





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Astrotour 2010: A retrospective (page 18)
David Ault

Key Words
Science museums, science centres, public engagement, science communication, outreach, North America

Summary

This article looks back at my four-month trip visiting science centres and museums across North America, illustrating the examples of best practice I found whilst there. This is not a commentary of how they are now, but a glimpse into the timeless factors that made them special and brought science alive for the inquiring public.