This is a series of interactive exhibits for the visitors’ centre at Abbotsford House, in the Scottish Borders. Abbotsford is a historic house near Melrose, which is famed for being the residence of historical novelist and poet, Walter Scott.
One of the centrepieces of the exhibition, this interactive piece gives visitors the chance to explore some of the fascinating sketches and plans that were used to build and decorate Scott’s Abbotsford.
Visitor feedback is important to the visitor centre at Abbotsford, and they were keen to gather this feedback in a rich and engaging way. Visitors are taken through a series of questions to guage their reaction to the exhibiton, and profile their demographic.
After they have offered their opinion, they can investigate the trends of previous visitors, through a live infographic.
Ballads and Folk Tales
The Ballads and Folk Tales piece was designed to showcase a range of ballads and poems read by local people near Abbotsford.
Users can access audio excerpts of the poems through the touchscreen interface, as well as finding out information and viewing traditional artwork of the period.