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Houston! Museums have a problem… they need crowdfunding!

July 25, 2017 • By TAB Content

Crowdfunding is stepping in to finance under-funded museums in crisis after 24% of UK museums reported a decrease in public income.

 

WIRED reports the Houston Space Centre launched a Kickstarter campaign to renovate NASA’s Apollo Mission Control Centre. In the UK, London's Science Museum used Kickstarter to raise £51,813 to rebuild Eric, Britain’s oldest robot.

 

Crowdfunding has a strong track record of raising money from passionate fans and supporters. More museums will follow.