Welcome to the ecomuseums blog where studies, developments, and examples are all discussed.

Ecomuseums are focused on the identity of a place, based on participation, and strive to better the involved community and its heritage via an agreement. An ecomuseum aims to support a community in managing its own heritage, helping it to conserve its resources and traditions, while encouraging tourists and community members alike to enjoy visiting and utilizing ecomuseum sites.


ICOM – Ecomuseums and Community Museums

International Council of Museums (ICOM) The International Council of Museums (ICOM) is a Public Interest Organization and was created in 1946 for and by museum professionals. Today the organization has over 35,000 members and considers themselves “the world museum community.” Every three years an ICOM General Conference is held. The conferences take place over the …

The 8 Distant Sites of Flodden 1513 Ecomuseum

Flodden 1513 Ecomuseum is the first cross-border ecomuseum in the United Kingdom. The sites of the ecomuseum are spread across the UK from the far north to the low south. There are 24 local sites of Flodden Ecomuseum throughout Northumberland and the Borders regions. There are 8 distant sites of the Ecomuseum.


about About the author

I am Hilary Porter, an academic researcher of arts and culture based in Amsterdam. Currently, I am working on a research thesis investigating the topic of ecomuseums.


Contact the author at hilary@ecomuseums.com