Just in time for the summer touristseason, the National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum is offering visitors a newway to experience the museum with an audio tour. The NMHFM received an awardfrom the CloudGuide COVID-19 Support Fund to develop the audio tour at no costto help counteract decreased attendance due to the pandemic.
Visitors download the CloudGuide app ontotheir smart phone for free, then pay a small fee for an access code to the touritself. The tour provides photos, written text, and oral descriptions of 29stops throughout the museum, giving visitors highlights of many of theexhibits. The audio tour is perfect for visitors who are vision-impaired, donot like to read, or are in a hurry. It lasts about 45 minutes, includingwalking time from stop to stop.
CloudGuide, S.L. is a company based in Barcelona, Spain. CloudGuide is the leadingglobal sightseeing app, providing interactive visitor experiences for museumsand cultural heritage sites worldwide. More than 1,000sites in 26 countries use it to provide effective, user-friendlyonline tours of their monuments, museums, and heritage sites. In the United States, CloudGuide audio tours areavailable at institutions in nine states. Once the app has been downloadedonto a smart phone, it can be used to take audio tours at any of the otherparticipating institutions.
See www.cloudguide.me/en/ for more information about CloudGuide.