Museum of Discovery - Total Cumulative Participation

Desired Result:  Above Target

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Analysis of Performance

In Q2 2022, the museum hosted 25,670 guests, 2,539 of which were children ages 0-2. The museum welcomed visitors from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 9 countries outside of the US during Q2. Coloradoans represented 80 percent of visitation, with 16,639 visits from Larimer County residents (77 percent of these visits) and 12,772 visits form City of Fort Collins residents making up 50 percent of all Q2 visits.

Metric Definition
The total number visits and participation at the Museum of Discovery.
Why Is This Important?
This metric provides an indication of the diversity and popularity of our cultural programs.  Offering a wide range of popular programs is a hallmark of successful operation.
City Organization Impact on Performance

High – Cultural Services directly influences this metric by developing and offering a diverse and wide-ranging variety of programs that appeal to the community. Participation numbers are also influenced through marketing and outreach. Cultural Services also directly influences the amount of programs offered at the Museum of Discovery by creating programs that interest the community on a variety of levels.

Benchmark Information
FCMoD is a unique blend of hands-on and artifact based experiences that feature scientific concepts and historical/cultural content. While we have not been able to identify museums with a similar blending of content to benchmark, we with continue to look for benchmarks within the museum community.