Mission & Vision


The goal of NAMES is the democratization of science throughout the region by enhancing the public understanding and invilvement in science among an increasingly diverse public by means of informal education.


The purpose of creating NAMES is to foster cooperation between member science centers and museums with the aim of benefiting from the collective available resources and experiences within the region. Networking and collaboration within the region and with the rest of the world enhances the knowledge of the dynamic and ever-changing pace of science and technology necessary for achieving the common goal of science centers and museums in all countries of the region.