Tag Archives: Museum Education

Learning in museums: how collections ground us in our history.

Museums are the collective memory of society: they are the dusty attic of a nation. They are places to visit with granny on a summer holiday, a place to carry out school projects, a place to understand how things were … Continue reading

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The role of the storyteller in education. How we use objects and narratives to build coherent histories.

Do you know the difference between a crocodile and an alligator? I was in the Natural History Museum in London at the weekend with some friends, and this was one of the many new things that i learnt. Museum education … Continue reading

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