Key to the Future

Image: a VR screen from the Beacon Virtua project (supplied: Curtin University)

Dustin Growick, History in the future: how museums need to adapt, ABC News, 14 October 2016

Radio interviews during the  2016 Museums Australia WA State Conference held at the Perth Cultural Centre on the 12-14 October.

Could a virtual reality headset be key to the future of museums?

Around Australia, different research bodies are experimenting with new technologies, in a bid to engage new audiences with history.

But Dustin Growick from Museum Hack says it’s personal experiences, not high-tech gadgetry, that will ensure the future of museums.

Read more