Get More Out Of Your Museum Experience By Avoiding 'Museum Fatigue'

Get More Out of Your Museum Experience by Avoiding 'Museum Fatigue'

You might find your museum experience more enjoyable if you actually spend less time inside, and spread it out over a few visits.

Photo by Robert Couse-Baker.

As Jeremy Anderberg at the Art of Manliness explains, “museum fatigue” is the phenomenon that occurs after you’ve been exploring a museum for a few hours. You start to gloss over exhibits, you stop reading plaques and you start to get bored — even if you find the subjects fascinating. That’s why Anderberg recommends you only spend a few hours a day in a museum, and try to make multiple visits, so you can really take it all in. Obviously it’s not always possible (especially when you’re travelling), but if it’s a local museum, you can look into a season pass or just save some sections for your next visit. If you’re travelling and will probably never come back, decided on your must-see exhibits and skip the rest. You can find more great museum tips at the link below.

12 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Trip to a Museum [The Art of Manliness]

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