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What is interpretation?

Interpretation refers to the full range of potential activities intended to heighten public awareness and enhance understanding of a cultural heritage site.

What interpretation does

Interpretation communicates ideas, information and knowledge in a way which helps visitors to make sense of their environment.

Good interpretation will create engaging, unique and meaningful experiences for visitors.

It takes many forms including print and electronic publications, public lectures, on-site and directly related off-site installations, educational programmes, community activities, displays, guided walks, sculpture, art and drama.

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