Christia, J. and M. Fine (2014)
Coastal Business Journal

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Generally, museums are an integral part of the fabric of any prosperous society. Specifically, children’s museums serve to educate and entertain the youth and the young at heart. The Children’s Museum of South Carolina allows visitors of all ages to touch, explore, play, and learn. According to the Association of Children’s Museums (2013), the total economic activity of its children’s museum members was $449 million. This paper assessed direct, indirect, and induced economic impacts to determine an associated total economic impact that exceeds $4 million for the Children’s Museum of South Carolina.