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Museum Visitors (German Museum)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Treinen, Heiner (Lehrstuhl für sozialwissenschaftliche Methodenlehre, Ruhr-Universität Bochum)
Publication Date
  • Universitaet Bochum (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Leisure
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Cultural activities and participation
  • Abstract

    Motivation for trip and current reason for the trip to the German Museum in Munich. Topics: motivation for trip and current reason for the trip to the museum; judgement on selected exibits and museum departments; trip duration; frequency of visits to the German Museum and to other museums; hobbies in the area of natural science and technology; group trip or individual trip. Besides the survey data data from observation of the respondent by the interviewer have also been recorded. Demography: age; sex; school education; occupational position; employment; local residency. Interviewer rating: date of interview.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1980-06 / 1980-09
Geographic Coverage
  • Munich (DE-BY-MUC)
Sampled Universe
Visitors to the German Museum
Sampling Procedure Comment: Sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire as well as observation
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1292
Depending on sample of observations conducted per respondent at most 8 punch cards are available. In this hierarchical data set the interview has been punched on one card.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1171 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-18 | Issue Number: 84 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Treinen, Heiner (1981): Museumsbesucher (Deutsches Museum). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.