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Less is More: On Visiting the Erich Kästner Museum

One criticism of modern museums is that they are typically too large to navigate, and create a very real division between the visitor and the objects on display. As such, the museum creates a predefined path, leaving very little to the visitor’s initiative. The overabundance of historical interpretations intended to...

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Interactive history at Fiskars Museum, Finland

Fiskars Museum is located in the ironworks village of Fiskars, western Finland. The Fiskars company is known worldwide for their iconic orange-headed scissors; today, Fiskars encompasses brands such as Royal Copenhagen and Iittala. The Fiskars Museum brings forth the history of the company and its struggles in the nineteenth century,...