Looking for an audience research partner or evaluation consultant?

People, Places & Design Research works exclusively on audience and market research for museums and cultural-interpretive sites that emphasize art, history, science, and nature. We have conducted about 700 studies for 197 organizations.

We are experts at solving your visitor experience concerns and we can help you engage your audience.

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Our Approach

•  CREATING strategies to address your needs
•  SELECTING/ADAPTING appropriate research methods
•  GUIDING logistics of IMPLEMENTING research
•  ANALYZING the data thoroughly
•  INTERPRETING and PRESENTING the findings

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Our Services

Our services can be described by these four broad categories.
•  AUDIENCE ANALYSIS
•  RESEARCH FOR EXHIBIT PLANNING
•  VISITOR EXPERIENCE STUDIES
•  CONSULTING & FACILITATING

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Our Clients

We have served over 190 cultural-interpretive organizations.
•  AQUARIUMS
•  GARDENS & PARKS
•  CHILDREN'S MUSEUMS
•  CULTURAL MUSEUMS
•  HISTORY MUSEUMS & SITES
•  SCIENCE MUSEUMS

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Words of praise

PPDR has extensive experience working in diverse and busy museum environments. They deliver very high quality reports that are useful in informing further decision making.

—Leslie Swartz
Boston Children's Museum

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