Visitor Feedback Stations

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


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…


Schooled by LEGO Star Wars!

Last month my husband and I took our two boys, ages 5 and 3, to a Star Wars…


A Word (or Two) about Relevance

Relevance is a word that has become common at historic house museums. To be…


Communicating Across Languages

Docent Kathy Gunn sizes up her group as she begins a tour of the Workman……


It’s in the Code

As director of a local historical society in upstate New York with three…


No Buttons? No Problem. Helping Families Interact with Non-Interactive Exhibits

My son T not only enjoys museum visits; he already knows how to find the best…


Tours and Tablets

Early on in the initial interpretive planning process at President Lincoln’s…


Spreading the Word

In 2011, a group of Maryland museums and heritage organizations received an…