Children will be able to access Britain’s cultural treasures from home under a £19million Government scheme. Museum collections will be digitised so they can be viewed online at home, at schools or in public libraries. Youngsters will be able to watch online interactive tours and a livestream of national collections at the so-called ‘museums of the future’. Children will be able to access Britain’s cultural treasures from home under a £19million Government scheme. The aim is to make institutions such as the National History Museum in London (pictured) more accessible The aim is to make institutions such as the National History Museum and the Science Museum in London more accessible to those living far away or with mobility issues. The project will also enable local museums to reach more people with ‘innovative and immersive experiences’. Arts minister Helen Whately said: ‘Our museums and galleries teach us about our past and help us to better understand the world around us.’ Youngsters will be able to watch online interactive tours and livestreams of national collections (stock image) She added: ‘This funding will see cutting-edge tech enhance the visitor experience, providing exciting new ways for people to explore our history.’ Around 50 million people visited… Read full this story
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