Mobile projects

Using mobile technology is an important and growing area of museum practice – from wi-fi in galleries and multimedia tours to smartphone apps and QR codes.

Using the findings from the Museums Association’s mobile survey, Museum Practice looks at how museums are enhancing the visitor experience and reaching new audiences using mobile techniques.


The rise of the mobile museum

How museums are using mobile to enhance the visitor experience

MA mobile survey: results

View the results of the Museums Association's mobile survey 2012

Apps versus mobile-friendly sites

Do museums really need apps?

QR codes: worth the paper they're printed on?

Free and easy to produce, museums are using QR codes to offer extra interpretation to visitors

A strategic approach to mobile projects

Loic Tallon explains how to find a mobile project that fits your institution

Augmented reality

Blending reality with virtual images can be used to enhance the visitor experience

Mobile and experience design

Heritage Sandbox supports collaborative projects that use technology to enhance the user experience

Your mobile case studies

Mobile case studies from 2012

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