Stories of the Past: Immersive History Museums as Historical Fiction.

Shafer, Emily.

Abstract: Living history museums, re-enactments of historic events, and historic house museums all offer unique encounters with the past. As “immersive history museums,” these types of institutions can be regarded as the “historical fiction” of the museum field. As such, these museums can and should take some measure of creative license in their interpretations of history. Rather than focusing on ... read more

Tufts University. Department of History.
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