Vietnam Fine Arts Museum (VNFAM) launches iMuseum app
Vietnam Fine Arts Museum has recently introduced a mobile application, named iMuseum VFA. This is a multi-media application, enabling visitors to take virtual tours with high-quality presentations, documents and photographs. iMuseum VFA is a social project implemented by Vietnam Fine Arts Museum (VNFAM) and Vietnam Mobile Application Software Joint Stock Company (VINMAS).
Vietnam National Museum of Fine Arts
iMuseum VFA allows users to view high-quality images of the artwork, read the description, determine the location of exhibiting artifacts in the physical museum, follow the display system presentation, and even categorize whether an area has been viewed or not.
The application is available on both Android and iOS platforms, featuring QR code technology, iBeacon location that can be used on mobile phones and tablets. By scanning the QR code, which costs 50,000 VND per click, users can explore the virtual exhibitions in 8 hours. iMuseum is currently available in 8 languages: Vietnamese, English, French, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Spanish and Italian, with additional languages added shortly.
iMuseum is considered a positive adaptation toward the significant impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on tourism and all society as a whole. This contributes to the digital transformation of Vietnam in culture and tourism aspect, creating brand new experiences for tourists.
Vietnam Fine Arts Museum is one of the most important national museums in the act of preservation and promoting cultural and artistic heritage in Vietnam. Currently, the museum stores more than 20,000 artifacts, which are vivid evidence for the development of Vietnamese Fine Arts from the Pre-Prehistoric era to the present day.
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