The results presented in table 1 above (also replicated in figure 1), the least common reasons why visitors went to museums were listed under the category “others” (comprising 11.9%), and special events (5. Huh (2002) listed sighseeing as the leading motivator for museum visits, a finding that is also corroborated by Lien (2010). However, it is Jonsson and Devonish (2008) who link rising educational forums as a leading factor for museum visits, as was found in this analysis.Based on table 2 (and figure 2) below, the majority of visitors preferred to be accompanied by their families (26.7%), followed by children (16.8%), and friends (20. Other co-visitors took relatively smaller preference. Indeed, family was highlighted by Poria, Butler and Airey (2008) and Yun et al. (20080 as the leading motivation for foreign and museum travel, while Mokhtar and Kasim (2011) listed workmates as the leading motivation.Based on the results in table 7, 66.7% of the male visitors found the museum less interesting than expected, 40.6% as expected, and 66.7% as expected. For the females, 33.3% found it less interesting than they expected, 59.4% as expected, and 33.3% more interesting than expected. Based on results in table 8, there was significant association between gender and expectations for satisfaction (χ2 = 6.25, df = 2, p = 0.Based on the results presented in table 9, 55.6% of males were only a little satisfied against females 44.6% of the males showed neutrality as did 44.4% of the females, 54.9% of males were satisfied against females’ 45.1%, and 37.5% of males were very satisfied against females’ 62. From figure 10, there was no association between gender and satisfaction (χ2 = 2.703, df = 3, p = 0.Based on table 11 above, visiting the museum did not influence the moods of 26.75 of the males against females’ 73.6% of males found the place to favourably influence their moods against females’ 41.4%, and 40% of male visitors’ moods were affected very favourably against 60% of the females. 100% of males were affected unfavourably by the visit and 49% of males were affected very unfavourably against females’ 51%. The chi square test (table 12) revealed that there was no significant association between gender and mood change (χ2 = 7.954, df = 4, p = 0. and Devonish,
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Jonsson, C. and Devonish, D. 2008. Does nationality, gender, and age affect travel motivation? A case of visitors to the Caribbean island of Barbados. Journal of Travel and Tourism Marketing. 25(3): 398-408.
Lien, P. T. K. 2010. Tourist motivation and activities: A case study of Nha Trang, Vietnam. University of Tromso.
Mokhtar, M. F. and Kasim, A. 2011. Motivations for visiting and not visiting museums among young adults: A case study on Uum students. Journal of Global Management. 3(1): 43-58.
Poria, Y., Butler, R. and Airey, D. Links between tourists, heritage, and reasons for visiting heritage sites. Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel.
Yun, D., Hennessey, S., MacDonald, R. and Maceachern, M. 2008. Typology of cultural tourists: An island study. Typology of Cultural Tourists. 2008: 101-111.
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