Small Science Museum Resources

Associations and Networks

Science Beyond the Boundaries

Association of Science-Technology Centers

Small Museum Association

American Alliance of Museums

NISE Network

NASA Museum Alliance



Small Museum Toolkit

The Museum Educator’s Manual: Educators Share Successful Techniques

Handbook for Small Science Centers


Professional Development

ASTC Professional Development Resources

American Alliance of Museums online professional development


Evaluation Resources

IMLS Research and Evaluation


Identity and the Museum Visitor Experience


Education Resources

NASA Museum Alliance (requires free registration)

NASA Education 

NISE Network

Amazon Inspire



Designing Low-Cost Kiosks

Using Rasberry Pi or Arduinos for Exhibits


Communities and Sharing

ASTC Small Museums Community of Practice (requires ASTC registration)