International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies


:: International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies

ISSN 2228-9860
eISSN 1906-9642



  • Museum Adaptation During COVID-19 Crisis and its Impact Towards Museum Visitors

    Fairuzzana Ahmad Padzi, Azizi Bahauddin (School of Housing, Building and Planning, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, MALAYSIA).

    Discipline: Museum Studies

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    doi: 10.14456/ITJEMAST.2023.18

    Keywords:Design for Disabled People; Elderly; Pandemic; Cultural Life; ;Exhibition Design; Physical Distancing; Touch Display; Sensory Design; Accessibility; Human-Exhibit Interaction; Digital Museum

    Museums are required to reconsider their traditional approach to survive and thrive during the pandemic. Changes and innovations have been made not only to combat infectious diseases directly but to suit the uncertainty and series of lockdown periods. The objectives of this paper are to identify museum adaptation in lieu of the COVID-19 pandemic and to investigate the impact on museum visitors. The data collection derives from direct online observation of selected museum websites and a review of the literature. The research found that museum has implemented both physical and digital medium to approach the audience. This study shows that modification of rules and regulations and attention to the digital approach is helpful to keep the museum connected to its audience. Though, it required further consideration in order to minimize the negative impact on museum visitors.

    Paper ID: 14A1R

    Cite this article:

    Fairuzzana, A. P., Azizi, B. (2023). Museum Adaptation During COVID-19 Crisis and its Impact Towards Museum Visitors. International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies, 14(1), 14A1R, 1-11. http://TUENGR.COM/V14/14A1R.pdf DOI: 10.14456/ITJEMAST.2023.18


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