Museum kid stuff

From Aeon: "Whenever I visit a natural history museum, especially if I'm intent on seeing the dinosaurs, I try to arrive early and race over to the exhibits before the school groups and strollers are set loose upon the floor. As a culture, we've been steadily nudging natural history museums to become more like theme parks or the cartoonish restaurant chain Chuck E Cheese's. If visitors leave with even a chunklet of new knowledge, it's a win. We are facing the gradual extinction of what makes us uniquely human, our yearning for discovery … in flashy diversions to keep the little ones busy."

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