The purpose of the study was to reveal audiences’ cultural capital, information seeking behavior and destination image in the space of new museums. It researched 420 interviewees who had visited the Tamsui Mackay Street. Through questionnaire survey conducted from January 15th to February 1th in 2011, 420 questionnaires were distributed and 417 questionnaires were collected. In the end, the study obtained 388 valid samples in total. This study was to understand the current situation of the audiences’ cultural capital, information seeking behavior and destination image in the space of new museums in the Tamsui Mackay Street. The study uses the SPSS statistic software 17.0 edition as the tool to analyze the data. And the data were analyzed by reliability, validity, factor, descriptive statistics, one-way ANOVA and Pearson’s correlation coefficient analysis.
The findings are listed below:
1.The sample structured illustrated that most of the interviewees in the Tamsui Mackay Street were females, undergraduates, Taipei residents, and low-income young people whose cultural capital was at-upper levels. Most of them were coming with their family, passing by the street and visiting here by the way. They were most interested in the Tamsui Church and the entire atmosphere of the Mackay Street.
2. The result of information seeking behavior shows that "positive seeking behavior" and "negative seeking behavior" are equally matched, outcome of the destination image shows from “identify” to “vary identify”, displaying the Tamsui Mackay Street impressed the audiences deeply.
3. The information seeking behavior level of the Tamsui Mackay Street audiences were affected by educational attainment, age, cultural capital, number of visits and estimated duration of stay. In addition, their destination images were also affected by their gender, educational attainment, residential place, cultural capital, number of visits, and estimated duration of stay.
4. There was a positively significant correlation between information seeking behavior and destination image of the audiences in the Tamsui Mackay Street. But there was a negative significant correlation between leisure dimension and other veriables.