September 15, 2015 tags: tag-1, tag-4
TGAC is working with the Royal Armouries and Historic Royal Palaces on a complete redesign of the Hands On History gallery at the top of the White Tower.
The visitor demographic is challenging here with over 50% of visitors having English as a second language and over two thirds not familiar with European history. There’s also the interesting idea of catering for a generation who constantly record and ‘curate’ their own experience on smartphones and tablets.
In the end, it’s going to be the people connection that will make this work for international visitors. The skills and lives of people around the White Tower is a wonderful story stretching over 1000 years. More to follow...