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EXARC Newsletter, Number 2017/01

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EXARC shares your eventsEXARC shares your events

We can share your major events on our website and social media! Our calendar of events hosts those events from our members worth travelling for. Our website attracts over 100,000 people per year.  Please send us your three or so most important events of the year, preferably with title, a bit of info and picture. We will than add it to our calendar and also spread the news through our social media. Please send all details to


Your visitor numbers 2016

EXARC collects visitor numbers of our member museums. These numbers are shared with the other EXARC museums who share this information. Please send your visitor number total (so one number) to

Your flyer reaches all at EAC10Your flyer reaches all at EAC10

In April in Leiden, we expect about 120 participants at the international experimental archaeology conference.  EXARC members can have their flyer inserted in the conference package for EUR 50. Also, if you like to add a pen, blocnote, keychain, gadget to the conference bag or want to sponsor the bag itself, you are most welcome. Interested? Please mail us at

Good quality information on living in the pastGood quality information on living in the past

Following a 'Viking Day' at school, kids asked us for some interesting stuff which is not in the general imagery, preferably good online material. If you search, normally you get Wikipedia, BBC and Pinterest, all of varying quality of information. While archaeologists are arguing about authenticity and minimum reconstruction others step in and fill the void. Sometimes there is one article published and ...



With regards,

Dr Roeland Paardekooper, EXARC Director
EXARC is the ICOM Affiliated Organisation representing archaeological open-air museums, experimental archaeology, ancient technology and interpretation. EXARC raises the standard of scientific research and public presentation among our membership through collaborative projects, conferences and publications.
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