Results of the ARCHES Project now online

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‘The visit to the museum should be a moment of learning, of discovery.’ (Eduardo, Madrid Exploration Group) The aim of the ARCHES project was to work towards a museum for all. The consortium partners and participants wanted to challenge perceptions of inclusion and exclusion, moving beyond the notion of disability categories and working instead with …

ARCHES Project

ARCHES is a European project involving people with differences and difficulties associated with perception, memory, cognition and communication. Funded by the H2020 program, it aims to improve access to Museums and other Cultural Heritage Sites. ARCHES stands for Accessible Resources for Cultural Heritage EcoSystems. The Consoritum consists of museums, technology companies, universities and experts in …

Repost of an article by Mark Piesing from publishingperspectives.com How UK Museums Use Mobile Tech to Enhance Visitor Experience UK museums are adapting publishing technology to their needs and using mobile apps to re-invigorate the way visitors explore their spaces. LONDON: When I stepped through the doors of the Natural History Museum in London I …