New Futures for Replicas: Principles and Guidance for Museums and Heritage


In unique ways replicas extend our understanding of the relationships between people, places and things. This resource, from the University of Stirling, aspires to active, evidence-based, research-led heritage futures for replicas in museums and at heritage sites, generating dialogue between collections.

It covers:

  • Researching and understanding replicas.
  • Understanding the significance of replicas.
  • Caring and protecting.
  • Engaging and enjoying.
  • Creating new replicas.
  • Appendix questions to ask of replicas.
  • Glossary.
  • Starter reading.

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Date created: 2020

Author: Sally Foster; Siân Jones

Publisher: University of Stirling