Otago Museum marketing and development co-ordinator Juliet
Pierce is expecting to gain further insights into
museum-based science education for young people through a
staff exchange trip to the National Science Museum of
Thailand in Bangkok.
Ms Pierce left Dunedin at the weekend on a two-week trip to
the Bangkok facility.
Her visit includes a week observing and taking part in an
outreach visit by museum staff to a regional area outside the
This was a "great opportunity" to learn more about the Thai
museum's expertise in running lively, interactive science
shows for youngsters, she said.