New life for an old house

Hilton, Katie
March 2006
Interpretation Journal;Spring2006, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p18
The article focuses on the restored Wordsworth House which was the birthplace and childhood home of the poet William Wordsworth in Cumbria, England. Work at the house has been based on an Interpretation Plan which recognizes the importance of engaging the visitor through participation and hands-on activity. Visitors have filled in hundreds of comment cards and these show the popularity of the live interpretation and the hands-on rooms.


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