Welcome to OpenArch

OpenArch is a five year Culture project with 11 partners, based on EXARC’s key strengths – its supportive community and international perspective.
OpenArch builds a permanent partnership of archaeological open-air museums, raising standards among participants and improving the visitor experience across Europe.

For videos from OpenArch conferences check our Vimeo channel.

Upcoming Meeting

May 2015: Managing archaeological open-air museums: current issues, future trends - Cardiff (WLS)

Monday, 25 May, 2015 to Friday, 29 May, 2015
Archaeological parks, museums and heritage centres, are a growing phenomenon with hundreds known across Europe alone. The majority are new institutions developing their own approaches to management, fund raising, visitor experience and sustainability...

What's happening ...

EAC9 Dublin and EXARC AGM

Together with UCD & INHP we enjoyed a wonderful conference in Dublin 15-18 January 2015. Over 200 delegates from almost 30 countries and a variety of backgrounds joined for three days of lectures, workshops and excursions revolving around experimental archaeology. Of course we also spent one day at an archaeological open-air museum, the Irish National Heritage Park.
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