Articles Innovació

The website of the Manacor History Museum as a tool for accessibility

María José Rivas Antequera , María Magdalena Salas Burguera

Publication date: 18/10/2022


The Manacor History Museum renewed its website in 2018, and since then it played a decisive role in the accessibility actions carried out at the museum. Perhaps one of the most relevant actions is the creation of a section where users can find each of the actions aimed at physical, visual, auditory and cognitive accessibility that take place in the center.

Web tools such as voice memos, downloadable content or accessible databases allow the museum to reach any audience more directly. Being closer to the public means being more accessible too.

It is necessary to allocate resources to the web because it will open the doors of the museum, and this possibility must represent a goal for all institutions.


Innovation or change? The radicality of the changes in museums

Ana Requejo Alonso

Publication date: 06/05/2020


Starting an article with the word innovation can be counterproductive and end up inviting the reader to leave it after a few paragraphs. Just like so many other words that have been and still are used systematically and randomly, they lose their actual meaning and wait to be placed where they are most needed.

Through three examples of Catalan museums, let’s recover the basic idea of innovation as a concept that seeks to promote a different way of thinking, creating or inventing, adding new value to the old ways