Museums have currently been collections of data on history, art, folk material and natural science. Museums conserve and exhibit these data as well as educate students with the data. With the effective use of the data, the educational function of a museum is enlarging. Education in the museum should be a dynamic and flexible one as much as possible, and provide the students with a unique experience by utilizing the collections to meet the needs and interest of viewers. The museums play a key role as the place of the citizens' moral education based on the history of a common nationality. The museums also give the students an opportunity to be reminded of the history of the past and the meaning of the fatherland. The museums also give youths and adults a chance to recognize the existence of the fatherland. In addition, most of the museums in history education have focused on the exhibition function, and have not played a role as a social education institution. The purpose of this study is to find the recognition of the educational function of a museum, and to develop the types of the Experience Training Programs related to the Military History Museum. The data for research were obtained by referring to sundry records, website, and visited military museums in Europe form september 25 to October 10, 2002. In consideration of the characteristics of the Military Museum, eight types of the Experience Training Programs in four fields were developed. The types are shown on the table below.
The Types of Experience Training Programs related to the Military Museum