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EXARC article: Inclusion of visually impaired visitors

In order to address visually impaired visitors, a German archaeological open-air museum, member of EXARC, developed a tour with objects through the three most important eras of the museum.

The life cycle of structures in experimental archaeology: an object biography approach

The focus of Archaeological Open-Air Museums (AOAMs) is to present both the tangible and intangible past to the public. The tangible parts of AOAMs are the archaeological remains and the reconstructions. The intangible and, in some respects the most interesting part of an AOAM, is the story of the people the museum represents. This volume explores the research and visitor agendas of structures and their life cycles as they are experienced by experimental archaeology projects and AOAMs.

The OpenArch Community Manager 2011-2015 Final Report

2011, the OpenArch Community Manager started. This report covers the years 2011-2015. His tasks were to help getting the word out of all OpenArch activities, Partner’s activities and to promote archaeological open-air museums, experimental archaeology, ancient technology and interpretation in general.

Preparing the final report

With almost all activities and products already done at this stage, it is time to work on the submission for the final report. Partners have been submitting their reporting information implemented in the last months to the operational managers and coordination is crucial.

Management of Open-Air Museums

This manual is hopefully the starting point of managing an open air museum. Thanks to the OpenArch project we have been able to collect and analyze the practices and routines of open-air museums from all over Europe. This manual will show and teach you valuable skills and techniques.

The life cycle of structures in experimental archaeology: an object biography approach-publication

After the Kierikki conference University of Exeter is making a publication from the conference lectures which were focusing to constructuions.

Business to Business event organizing

Business to business events offer a great opportunity for Archaeological Open Air Museums to generate more revenue for their site. Not only from the direct financial benefits, but also by allowing more visitors to experience the site in different ways.

Information board to Kierikki Stone Age village

Kierikki Stone Age Centre wanted to tell to the visitors in Stone Age village how the houses in the village were built and what is is the archeological basis of the constructions.

Story of the Site - Archeon

The AOAM partners in OpenArch have provided a large amount of examples of their Story of the Site. The PDF files attached to this report reflect the rich background of their presentations, as well as the solid scientific basis on which they are built.

Story of the Site - Viminacium

The AOAM partners in OpenArch have provided a large amount of examples of their Story of the Site. The PDF files attached to this report reflect the rich background of their presentations, as well as the solid scientific basis on which they are built.

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