Dr Matt Thompson

Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage
Senior Curator at Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust

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Matt Thompson is the Senior Curator at the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust having started life as an archaeologist. He has experience in working with a range of museums, from small independent museums to large, national ones. His current role covers the whole of the Trust’s collections across all ten sites, including the library and archives and the scheduled monuments and archaeology present throughout the area managed by the Trust. Matt’s research interests include interpreting and understanding representations of historic landscapes and the role of heritage in the public understanding of the past.