The cultural institutions through which science is communicated are reflective of our cultural and historical diversities.Public communication of science and technology will be effective as long as these diversities continue to be reflected. South Africa is most probably among the few countries in the world where these diversities have been enshrined within the context of the modern constitution. The Proposed National Museum of Transport is an attempt to to utilize this nationhood through public communication of science and technology.

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Communicating science and technology through a transport museum in South Africa's diverse communitese

Thulasizwe Mngomezulu   Department of Transport, South Africa

The cultural institutions through which science is communicated are reflective of our cultural and historical diversities.Public communication of science and technology will be effective as long as these diversities continue to be reflected. South Africa is most probably among the few countries in the world where these diversities have been enshrined within the context of the modern constitution. The Proposed National Museum of Transport is an attempt to to utilize this nationhood through public communication of science and technology.

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