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date: 13 November 2018

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This chapter focuses on how open-air museums and living-history events can create a dynamic and active dialogue between professionals, the media, and the general public, to the benefit of all. It discusses the historical development of wetland museums; open-air museums in Europe; the origins of open-air museums; experimental archaeology, museum pedagogy, and their historical foundations; and the ideal archaeological wetland museum.

Keywords: wetland museums, open-air museum, living history, experimental archaeology, museum pedagogy, wetland archaeology

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