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Chennai’s Egmore Museum Goes Digital

Chennai’s Egmore Museum Goes Digital
The second oldest museum in India will now be accessible online, Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com

Wouldn’t it be great to access thousands of precious artifacts at the touch of a screen?

OT Staff
October 16 , 2020
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The Egmore Museum is the second oldest museum in the country with a proud history of 169 years. In an initiative to make the collection of ancient artifacts accessible from anywhere across the world, the museum has taken a digital route.

 
 
 
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People around the world will be able to take a virtual tour of the museum and learn about the rich culture and history of the Indian subcontinent.

The development of a mobile application is also underway. It will include voiceovers in Tamil and English. By combining augmented and virtual reality, the app will take the user on a virtual walk through the museum in real time. 


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