本研究發現，當生態博物館成為一種旅行的場域，女性在其中的行動，除了可以顯示出女性文化消費的過程中，展現追求自我的實踐之外，在觀覽的過程裡面，也可以發現，女性對於地方所產生的關係與對於北投這片土地的認同，北投溫泉博物館不僅是單純的展示，而是將過往的記憶、歷史，經由場景再現出來，可以讓來到這邊的旅客感受到北投至今的發展脈絡，而北投也因為博物館的建立，扭轉了溫柔鄉的男性觀看，透過女性觀覽者的行動，把不同世代的記憶串聯起來，將地方的歷史脈絡傳承下去。 In the period of new social movements, local culture and feminist consciousness create a new social atmosphere. Therefore, museum changes its role and pays attention on interaction between people and localness. It flourishes culture travel. Through the rise of cultural tourism, women become a primary agency in daily life especially in life style and local affair.
Our study is based on new social movements’ theory—it took accounts of private travelling in constituting the self-identity of women. The purpose of this study was to investigate how awareness and action given by women, a different daily life visiting process, may cause the relationship between museum displays and women’s identity during process of visiting. Therefore, I used the first eco-museum in Taiwan, Beitou Hot Spring Museum, as case to analyze the construction of visitor’s identity. Through in-depth interview, I seek to discover emotional connection between women and local displays. That means what place identity stemmed from this type of cultural visiting.
The study found that the eco-museum has played a role in inviting female traveler. And it does not mean women agency show self-fulling in the process of culture consumption, but it shows women would generate personal relationship and identity from Beitou. Beitou Hot Spring Museum is not merely exhibitions but presence of living history by showing those historical objects. People visiting Hot Spring Museum will understand the past of Beitou because the erotic place had been displacement by the establishment of the Beitou Hot Spring Museum. Cultural perceptions play a role in connecting cultural objects and physical space.