Science Technology and Culture Best Practice Contest

The 13th International Symposium of Science Museums this year will organize the ISSM Contest 2023.

The six contest categories for the contest include exhibition, education, event, organization, communication
and design with purpose to spread insights to plan high-quality scientific and cultural contents.

Contest Information

Contest Date & Time Friday, November 3, 2023, 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Awards Ceremony Friday, November 3, 2023, 4p.m.
Venue National Science Museum
Contestants Science museum associates, professors and students interested in science and culture

General Information

Submission Dates August 28th (Mon.) to September 24th (Sun.), 2023
How to Register Download a project report form from National Science Museum webpage ( and upload to registering site at
Evaluation Procedure Preliminary round (Online report), Final ound (Final presentation)
Evaluating Standards Innovativeness (30), Planning (30), Level of completion (20), Impact on general audience (20)


New exhibition contents, exhibition remodeling ideas, special exhibition ideas, exhibition planning, off-site exhibition ideas, pop-up exhibition ideas, on-line exhibition ideas etc


educational contents, learning kits and teaching materials, workbooks, children education, adult education, on-line education etc


festivals, concerts, lectures, science shows, other events, contests, public exhibitions etc


exhibition descriptions, activity program, managing collections, organize volunteers, membership, monitoring, customer satisfaction survey etc.


on-line or off-line webpage, newsletters, webzine, SNS, videos etc.


merchandise, souvenirs, posters, brochures, emblem, characters etc.