Putting Visitor Research Data to Work at the Colony of Avalon

The Colony of Avalon is widely recognized as the best preserved early English…


Community Members as Co-Creators at the Detroit Institute of Arts

It’s really exciting to have this opportunity to share how the Detroit…


Should We Create the Same Digital Archives for Different Audiences?

As a part-time history Ph.D. student embarking on my dissertation (while…


Five Opportunities to Take a House Tour from “Meh” to Great

Since the AASLH offices were closed for Memorial Day, I decided to take my son…


"What I’m Looking for in a Museum Visit": The Seasoned Museum-Goer

Sometimes, people who start out as our visitors become something more:…


Visitor Feedback Stations

Revisiting some great readings from earlier this year, I came across a nice…


The Implications of Being TOO PC at Historic Sites

This summer I had a very unique opportunity to serve as a chaperone for the…


Something Old, Something New: Sharing History During Weddings & Rentals

How do you share the history of your historic house or site during rental…


What I Look For In A Museum Visit

What I Look for in a Museum Visit is an on-going series in which museum…


Not Just Another Event Center

The Historic Ambassador House and Heritage Gardens, Inc. in Fishers, Indiana is…