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Alaska Museums Surveys and Data

Data gathered from museums surveyed around Alaska during 1984, 2000, 2010, and 2020.

Question 5: Membership Type

Membership
  Yes No
Does your museum offer membership? 48.28% 28 51.72% 30
Does your Friends/Support group offer membership? 34.00% 17 66.00% 33

Question 6: Membership Numbers

If you answered "Yes" above (Question 5), please list the approximate number of members below. If answered "No", please skip to question 8.
  1-50 51-100 100-150 150-200 250-300 300-350 350-400 400-450 450-500 500+
Current members of your institution 16.13% 5 19.35% 6 16.13% 5 6.45% 2 12.90% 4 9.68% 3 6.45% 2 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 12.90% 4
Current members of your friend's group 26.67% 4 33.33% 5 0.00% 0 13.33% 2 6.67% 1 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 20.00% 3

Question 7: Membership Dues

Membership Dues / Adult Individual Dues
  $0 $1-$10 $10-$15 $15-$20 $20-$30 $30-$50 $50-$75 $75-$100 $100+
Annual membership to your institution for an individual 15.15% 5 9.09% 3 24.24% 8 3.03% 1 21.21% 7 18.18% 6 3.03% 1 6.06% 2 0.00% 0
Annual membership to friends/support group for an individual 23.81% 5 9.52% 2 19.05% 4 4.76% 1 23.81% 5 14.29% 3 4.76% 1 0.00% 0 0.00% 0

Question 9: Visitors (Annually)

Approximately how many visitors do you get per year?
Respondents Responses
1 8,000
2 93,000
3 200,000
4 55,000
5 9,500 - 12,000
6 2,200
8 1,000
9 2,000
10 140,000
11 7,500
12 28,000
13 220,000
14 51,760
15 30,000
16 4,083
17 4,000
18 50,000
19 20,000 - 23,000
20 2,500
21 26,000
22 14,000

Question 10: Visitor Types

Please estimate what percentage of your yearly visitors are:
  0-15% 15-25% 25-35% 35-50% 50-65% 65-80% 80-100%
Local (Non-School): 22.81% 13 31.58% 18 17.54% 10 21.05% 12 3.51% 2 3.51% 2 0.00% 0
School groups: 71.70% 38 13.21% 7 9.43% 5 3.77% 2 1.89% 1 0.00% 0 0.00% 0
Tourist (out of town): 0.00% 0 1.75% 1 12.28% 7 8.77% 5 28.07% 16 36.84% 21 12.28% 7

Question 11: Admission Discounts

Do you offer discounts or special rates for any of the following?
  Yes (% and # of museums) No (% and # of museums)
Members 53.85% 28 46.15% 24
Seniors 35.85% 19 64.15% 34
Children 65.45% 36 34.55% 19
Students 48.15% 26 51.85% 28
Military 31.37% 16 68.63% 35
AAA 10.20% 5 89.80% 44
Other 32.69% 17 67.31% 35

Question 12: Admission Fees

What is your admission charge? (general/adult admission)
  Free $1-3 $4-$6 $7-$9 $10-$12 $13-$15 $16-$19 $20-$25 $25+
Summer 38.33% 23 21.67% 13 21.67% 13 6.67% 4 8.33% 5 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 1.67% 1 1.67% 1
Winter 52.83% 28 16.98% 9 11.32% 6 5.66% 3 9.43% 5 0.00% 0 0.00% 0 1.89% 1 1.89% 1