Situated in the grade I and II listed "Queen Anne's Walk” Barnstaple Heritage Centre is one of the areas principal Tourist Attractions, and was nominated for the 2007 Museums & Heritage Awards for Excellence. The interactive exhibition takes visitors on an exploration of over 1000 years of this ancient town’s fascinating history and is a must for any visitor to Barnstaple.
Widgit Software worked extensively with the Heritage centre to provide symbolised support and explanation of the scenes being depicted. New symbols were drawn to cover the concepts that were being explained.
The exhibition is now accessible to people with literacy and reading impairments, ensuring that visitors of all abilities have equal access and an informative and enjoyable experience at the centre.
“I think the Widgit system is an excellent way of enforcing our access for all policy, and I am very keen to help everyone get the most that they can from a visit to Barnstaple Heritage Centre."
Barnstaple Heritage Centre