This reference source provides an overview of hall of fame museums and exhibits and traces the history of each, examining and comparing facilities, exhibits and operations. More than half of the 274 museums are in the area of sport, but others range from aviation and space to cockroaches.
VICTOR J. DANILOV is Director of the Museum Management Program at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Dr. Danilov was president and director of Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry for fifteen years. He is author of 18 books including University and College Museums, Galleries, and Related Facilities (1996), Museum Careers and Training: A Professional Guide (1994), A Planning Guide for Corporate Museums, Galleries, and Visitor Centers (1992), Corporate Museums, Galleries, and Visitor Centers: A Directory (1991), and America's Science Museums (1990), all from Greenwood Press.