Designing Museum Experiences

New book Designing Museum Experiences by Mark Walhimer to be published in 2021 by Rowman & Littlefield.

What I learned from writing Museums 101

Working on a new book Museum CX: Understanding and Connecting with Museum Customers, after two years of research I plan to sit down for July and August to write every day. Before I started on the new book wanted to review what I learned from the first book, Museums 101. 1. Your Audience: Find people who are your potential audience …

Benchmark Museums by “Type”

I am often asked, “what is your favorite museum”? First I need to know “what type” of museum. Below is a list of my benchmark museums by museum type. Every time I visit a museum I take photos and post to Pinterest, the links below are to my photos of each museum. Will try to keep the list updated. Art …

President Trump and Museums

Have created a seven (7) question survey about President Trump and Museums. Please take a moment to answer the survey. Results and survey comments will be posted on Museum Planner December 1st Participation is anonymous personal information will not be collected. Thank you ! – Mark


Books about Museums

As part of writing Museums 101 bought and read many books about museums.   There are a few books that every person interested in museums should own. Must own Books about Museums: Starting Right: A Basic Guide to Museum Planning by Gerald W. George & Carol Maryan-George, 3rd Edition, 2012 – Very easy to read and a great overview of …

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Thank you to everyone who has pre-ordered a copy of Museums 101. We are now the #1 New Release in Museum Studies!    

Museums 101 Available for Pre-Order !

Museums 101 available for Pre-Order on Amazon.  Order yours today and the book will ship May 16, 2015. Ordering Link: Museums 101 Pre-Order on Amazon