The Reference: Museums: History: (Living History and Open Air History )

Collections of ancient or historic buildings, either original or reconstructed on a site or linked sites presented to the public in such a way as to increase understanding of the past. Living History and Open Air History Museums Reference.

In December 2000, Simon & Schuster agreed to pay Clinton a reported $8 million advance for what became Living History —a near-record figure to an author for an advance at that time. (wikipedia)