Heritage 2.0


The ‘Heritage 2.0’ project aims to carry out research into a social, interactive location-based experience of heritage by means of mobile appliances within a network of heritage sites. The innovative aspect of ‘Heritage 2.0’ lies in the emphasis placed on the importance of social interaction in the experience of heritage. It aims to make the best possible link between this component, which is important in the physical experience of heritage, and a digital environment. Another important aspect is that of the real and the virtual blurring into one another. The project aims to enrich the visit of heritage visitors by virtual/digital means, according to the ‘virtuous circle’ principle, before, during and after their actual visit.

Duration of the project

The project runs from 01/04/2007 - 31/03/2009.

Staff involved

  • dr. Laurence Hauttekeete
  • dr. Peter Mechant


  • ICT & Society

Financed by

  • iMinds