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Figure 2

Colour photograph of Museum of Portable Sound visitor materials including a mug, gallery guide, phone app, map and brochure

Materials provided to visitors of the Museum of Portable Sound, 2017

Visitors are provided with (clockwise from left) a printed Gallery Guide containing didactic texts and object labels; a mini-catalogue of the Museum’s current temporary exhibition; a printed map of the Museum’s permanent collection (see Figure 1); and the Museum itself: an iPhone 4s containing the audio files, organised into 21 themed galleries.