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After initial backlash, Palo Alto again mulls raising ticket prices for Junior Museum and Zoo

Original post made on Sep 4, 2022

With revenues falling below expectations, Palo Alto is once again considering hiking ticket prices at the newly rebuilt Junior Museum and Zoo.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Sunday, September 4, 2022, 8:24 AM

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Posted by Observer
a resident of Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park
on Sep 4, 2022 at 1:05 pm

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Need a new copy editor?
"The decision has, however, came at a cost."

Posted by MP_Resident
a resident of Menlo Park: Suburban Park/Lorelei Manor/Flood Park Triangle
on Sep 4, 2022 at 9:15 pm

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Before raising ticket prices, take into account the impact of the pandemic on revenue. Some families are still steering clear of venues like this. Also, I have not seen or heard much advertising since it reopened. While my child aged out of the PAJM during the pandemic, many new families aren’t even aware of its existence or that it reopened. Don’t just run ads in the Almanac, do something on KQED radio, get a local influencer like Silicon Valley Family to visit and do a social post. Put some more effort in to driving traffic before you price people out.

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