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Virtual tour & audio pens at Buxton Museum

Posted on May 14th, by admin in Case Study, Evaluation, Museum, Tales and musings. Comments Off on Virtual tour & audio pens at Buxton Museum

Visitors to Buxton Museum will discover that the William Boyd Dawkin’s Study has been given a 21st century technology makeover.

Until the installation of a number of technologies in May 2013 the William Boyd Dawkins study lacked focus. Visitors would enter the room, peer at the nice scene and leave with little understanding of its importance. Audio Trails have brought the room to life and given it an identity.

The centrepiece is the installation of 2 tablets upon the display cases, which prevent full access to the study. The tablets contain a virtual tour of the room that allows you to closely examine the key objects, even those on the other side of the room.

The panoramic viewer above is the pre-visit web version (also available on the Virtual Visits Buxton Museum webpage). Have a play with it. To discover the answers it … Read More »





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