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Guédelon (FR)

In Guédelon forest, in a once disused quarry, woodcutters, quarrymen, carpenters, stonemasons, blacksmiths, tilers, carters and rope makers are building a 13th-century castle from scratch...

Living Culture Foundation Namibia (LCFN) (NA)

The philosophy and principles of the Living Culture Foundation Namibia are often different to the understanding of development cooperation of other development organizations in Namibia...

Archeopark Prášily (CZ)

The Keltoi association is a civil society aiming at developing social activities and education for children and youngsters. For this purpose, they have constructed a Celtic settlement (5th – 1st century BC) near Prášily (Šumava) where they organise short and long stays and focus partly on the technique of the Iron Age...

People Want Quality and They are Willing to Pay for it

Henrik Zipsane (SE)
The international and European notion of cultural and creative industries has not shown much appreciation of the potential of the cultural sector, especially the heritage sector. This may or may not be fair, but the perspective in the conclusions from KEA studies on cultural economy and creativity has been symptomatic for the European approach (KEA 2006; 2009)...

Irish National Heritage Park (INHP) (IE)

Near the town of Wexford at Ferrycarig, the 35 acres large Irish National Heritage Park (Pairc Naisiunta Oidhreacht na hEireann) depicts several periods and sites, important to Irish Past, going back a total of 9,000 years...

Asociatia Studentilor in Arheologie si Istorie din Romania (ASAIR) (RO)

Although not yet fully visitable and functional and with much work to be done in its late construction stages, ArchaeoPark ASAIR and the team behind it tries to offer new perspectives on a mostly unknown civilisation, the geto-dacians...

Römische Villa Borg (DE)

A long known archaeological site, that of one of the largest Roman Villa rustica sites in the Saar-Moselle area, was time and time again being damaged by illegal looting excavations. That is why in 1986, official excavations started, supported by the Landkreis Merzig-Wadern...

Archeoparco Vulcano (IT)

Vulcano is an Experimental Archaeology Centre near Rocca Priora town, just outside Rome. The Centre covers two hectares, with a forest of tall trees, workshop area, burning pits...

Parque Arqueologico de El Cabo (ES)

After the complete excavations (1999) showed the importance of the settlement, the Iron Age village of “El Cabo” was moved from the original site to prevent its destruction...

Villa Nova Uhřínov (CZ)

In the foothills of the Orlické mountains, the association Villa Nova started constructing an archaeological open air museum in 1993. There are a few houses, a smithy, a pottery workshop, kilns, a tar extracting site, all based on archaeological sites in the region, dating to the 13th and 14th century...

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