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A palace to reconcile man and science

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Abstract:

Science museums are a special part of the museum world, dealing as they do with the stuff of everyday life and appealing primarily to reason rather than to aesthetics, according to Bernard Blache. They have a distinctly social role to play by narrowing the gap between scientists and citizens who have the responsibility of taking the decisions that scientific progress imposes. The author is director of communication and visitors at the Palais de la Découverte in Paris and is co-chairman of ICOM-CIMUSET. He is an executive member of the French National Committee of ICOM and treasurer of the Association of Museums and Centres for the Development of Scientific, Technical and Industrial Culture (AMCSTI).

Document Type: Original Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1468-0033.00285

Affiliations: Palais de la Découverte, Paris

Publication date: October 1, 2000

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