Talk:Pioneer villages

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Title? Scope?[edit]

The comment for the United Kingdom section begs the question:

As the term "pioneer village" is colonial in origins and context, comparable attractions in the UK and Europe are branded as "living history museums" or "open-air museums". These terms are not the same in meaning, but there is substantial overlap.

Should the title of this article be renamed as Living history museums or open-air museums? The definition in the article certainly says nothing about any colonial history. The collection is arbitrary, in any case. /Yvwv (talk) 20:41, 22 August 2016 (UTC)

Where to put a "historical recreation/cultural theme park"?[edit]

Swept in from the pub

Prompted by a description elsewhere concerning w:Edo Wonderland Nikko Edomura, where it was described as a cultural theme park. To me it looked far more like a historical recreation/museum of cultural life, more in keeping with what's been placed in Pioneer villages. It came up when searching for some possible things to add in Amusement parks, Japan being a region notably absent in that article. ShakespeareFan00 (talk) 10:49, 23 June 2017 (UTC)

Japan is actually pretty advanced for amusement parks, although that article is already like a list so we started the Talk:Amusement_parks#Remove_long_lists? discussion --Andrewssi2 (talk) 03:49, 25 June 2017 (UTC)
That was my concern as well, which is why I'd reworded the US entry. I think the article needs reformulating. I'd tries to limit listings to 5-6 entries. Essentialy in respect of the UK, the entries listed are the top 5 (below the Top tier parks like Alton Towers) mentioned above them.
Your long lists concerns are equally valid for something like British coast, which I am planning on re-working quite extensively when I can find something to produce a good summary from. I agree that listing all the seaside towns would be overkill. However, giving say a paragrpah on each section of the coast which happens to list the major resort in it wouldn't to my mind by out of place. I'm still trying to think how British resorts differ from US or continental ones, other than in price and facilities :( .

ShakespeareFan00 (talk) 09:39, 25 June 2017 (UTC)