Experience AR interaction at the museum

MUZIUM Negara’s augmented reality (AR) mobile app has been launched to provide information to visitors on 28 selected collections in 2D and 3D multimedia content.

The Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry, in a statement, said the Museums Department was offering an AR experience for visitors to explore by downloading the application before or during their visit.

The app also allows visitors to obtain other details on Muzium Negara, including ticket prices, operation hours, guided tours, area plans and floor plans of galleries and exhibitions, facilities, news feeds on current activities as well as trivia on the museum.

Apart from that, the ministry said the Museums Department had also planned a calendar of 155 programmes and activities throughout the year, including eight exhibitions, 22 signature programmes and 125 extended museum programmes nationwide.

The signature programmes include International Museum Day, Museum Innovation Student Inspiration (IPIM), Semarak@Muzium and Nostalgia Anak Kampung.

Among the highlights are the Dragon World Exhibition: Myths and Legends (May 30 to Oct 30) by the Museums Department, National International Museum Day Celebration (June 19 to 25) at Kelantan Museum, Perak Artists of All Ages Exhibition (Sept 8 to Dec 31) at Perak Museum and Museum Night. Trail (May 30-Sept 16) at Muzium Negara. — Bernama

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