On How To Launch a Museum On the Web: Trento, the case of the MUSE


If there’s a museum that ever succeeded in exciting my curiosity since the very first time I set eyes on its Facebook page, that is the MUSE.

Brief introduction: MUSE is an acronym for the Science Museum of Trento, which opened on July 27th, 2013 and had over 240,000 visitors in 6 months, according to Artribune. The museum space is a work of art in itself, futuristic in its design by Renzo Piano and focused on the vital connection between nature, science and society. This architectural frame forces the traditional boundaries of science museums and opens them up to all that is linking nature to the world’s current situation – that is, to environmental impact and the urgency of planning a sustainable future.

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