BRINGING MUSEUMS TO LIFE: Interactive displays at Tudor building museum

Visitors to Bishops’ House Museum are coming face to face with characters that could have lived in the house over the past 500 years – through interactive technology. In Curious House, a project by designer and researcher Caroline Claisse as part of her PhD at Hallam’s Design Futures, five portraits of people from the 16th century to the 1970s can be activated to tell the story of the building over the years. Caroline joined the Friends of Bishops’ House, the group of local volunteers who run what is one of the few surviving Tudor buildings and the best surviving example of a timber framed construction in the region, reported Sheffield Telegraph

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