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Food and Eating in Museums

Let’s eat!

Have you ever eaten in a museum cafe or restaurant? What was your experience like? Do you think your experience eating in a museum today would be the same as it was 5 or 10 years ago?

The museum food game is changing, with museums opting to partner with high profile chefs and researchers to make the dining in their institutions an experience of its own. As museumgoers, we are seeing a shift in priorities. Museums are focusing on healthy foods, food connected to museum content, and food service with a distinct mission of its own. Continue reading