Museums: A Whole New World for Visually Impaired People

Barry Ginley, Access Consultant V&A Museum

Museums: A Whole New World for Visually Impaired People

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Publication date: 2013
Ranking: useful
Download link: publication website 

The paper describes the work of the V&A entitled “FuturePlan” to improve access to the museum’s collections and to enhance the building’s architecture.

It shows how past access work was not comprehensive in its approach and favoured physically impaired people. The V&A have moved on and a range of work has now been completed including audio description, touch objects and recorded descriptions of objects that can be downloaded on to Smart phones.

To obtain a copy in an alternative format or language
Please write to:
Victoria and Albert Museum
Cromwell Road
London SW7 2RL

 

 

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