20 Best Smithsonian Museum iOS Apps

1) Smithsonian Earth

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A new commercial-free streaming app that offers unlimited access to stunning nature and wildlife documentaries and videos. Start your FREE 30-day trial now Only 3.99/month after the trial ends. Refreshed several times a week, you'll never run out of things to discover.Now available on Apple TV, iPhone and iPad.Get Started:1. Download the Smithsonian Earth app2. Subscribe to Smithsonian Earth for just 3.99/month (after 30-day free trial) via an in-app purchase using your Apple ID3. Create your Smithsonian Earth account and start watchingFeatures:- Unlimited streaming of high-quality original documentaries and short series- Nature Scenes -- unnarrated, minimally edited footage that takes ... (Free)By SN Digital LLC via

2) Smithsonian Mobile

Smithsonian Mobile smithsonian museum
The digital mobile guide to visiting the Smithsonian, built collaboratively with our visitors. Find out whats on where, see the highlights and exhibitions, search our collections, access tours, podcasts and other apps, and add your tips and photos to Smithsonian Mobile.What can you do with Smithsonian Mobile?Navigate Smithsonian events and exhibitions, save the ones you like for later reference and leave comments about your experience.Find other mobile tours and games developed by our museums and dig deeper into our stories. Browse museum highlights, watch videos or listen to audio tours.What else do we have behind the scenes? Search our collections ... (Free)By Smithsonian Institution via

3) Smithsonian Magazine

Smithsonian Magazine smithsonian museum
Enjoy an iOS5 Newsstand compatible issue of Smithsonian magazine on your iPad- includes every story, department, photo and more. Download the FREE Smithsonian magazine app including a FREE sample now Existing Smithsonian print members get free access to issues they have already bought, beginning with the January 2012 issue. Subscriptions and single copies are available for purchase within the app.Smithsonian Magazine brings history, science, nature, culture and travel to you:Explore history and archaeology from the Sphinx to Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War.Catch up on the latest science from wildlife to evolution and the solar system.Travel to ... (Free)By Smithsonian Institution via

4) Smithsonian Channel

Smithsonian Channel smithsonian museum
More than museums, so much more Stay connected with Smithsonian Channels original series, documentaries and fun facts on the go, anytime, anywhere with the Smithsonian Channel app for iPhone and iPod Touch. View full episodes and hundreds of video clips of your favorite Smithsonian Channel programs. Check the schedule for whats on tonight, tomorrow or next week.Smithsonian Channel explores the history of our planet, life and culture, with 100% original, family-friendly programming. From the origins of the universe to the deaths of civilizations, from upscale design awards to down-home chili cook-offs, we tackle subjects as diverse and limitless as the ... (Free)By Smithsonian Networks via

5) Smithsonian`s National Zoo

Smithsonian`s National Zoo smithsonian museum
The Official App of the Smithsonians National Zoological Park features maps, tours, animals, news, and todays activities. Hundreds of animal species are described in detail along with live cams and movies featuring our pandas, gorillas, lions, tigers, and flamingos. This spectacular app includes information, tips, and guided tours for everyone including kids, parents, and anyone who loves to visit the zoo. Whether visiting the National Zoo in person or virtually, this app is designed to educate and entertain while providing a convenient tool that anyone can use.Our app provides detailed maps, parking information, animal viewing, special events, and tour highlights. ... ($1.99)By XCO Software LLC via

6) Smithsonian Discovery Shuttle

Smithsonian Discovery Shuttle smithsonian museum
The rich history of Discovery comes alive in the Smithsonian Shuttle Discovery app- Land the famous shuttle to unlock artifacts directly tied to Discovery`s long operational history.- Interact with unlocked artifacts within your own personal museum.- Learn about the space program with the Shuttle Quiz.- Share your in game accomplishments with your friends on Facebook and Twitter.Discovery is housed at the Smithsonians National Air and Space Museum, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.A portion of the proceeds generated from this licensed program supports the Smithsonians mission to increase and diffuse knowledge and furthers its research, education, and outreach programs. ($1.99)By Pulseworks LLC. via

7) Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Smithsonian Folklife Festival smithsonian museum
Daily schedules, site map, artist bios, concessions menus and general visitor information for the 2013 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, June 26-30 and July 3-7, 2013. The Festival brings together hundreds of exemplary tradition bearers from around the world to share their culture on the National Mall of the United States in Washington, D.C. This years programs include Hungarian Heritage: Roots to Revival; One World Many Voices: Endangered Languages and Cultural Heritage; and The Will to Adorn: African American Diversity, Style, and Identity. (Free)By Seed Labs LLC via

8) Smithsonian Channel for iPad

Smithsonian Channel for iPad smithsonian museum
Smithsonian Channel is dedicated to television that explores the history of our planet, life and culture. This app introduces a brand new way to watch, find and explore our vast video collection. In the Story Space, you can find stories based on your interests, create your own channel, then sit back and enjoy hours of video. Here, curiosity is rewarded and discovery is at your fingertips. And with constant additions to our library of content, youre guaranteed to find something new every time you open this app.Features:- Story Space, a playlist-builder that allows you to create your own channel based ... (Free)By Smithsonian Networks via

9) The Smithsonian, Washington, D.C.

The Smithsonian, Washington, D.C. smithsonian museum
The Best Application to Explore your Voyage.Version 1.0The Smithsonian, Washington, D.C. app having features like Map, Description, History, Climate, Getting there and around, Attractions to See, What you can do at there,Eat & food information, Safety precautions and pertinent details.With in application you can take snapshot of your favorite places and can save as Albums and can send them as mail attachments.And Geo tagged Photo Management System.Locate easily with Perfect longitude and latitude & can view on map.It provides information about existing and near by attractions.High quality photo gallery makes you surprise.And More great features it have.How to Use1) Tap ... ($2.99)By iTraveller via

10) Smithsonian: Artists in Dialogue 2

Smithsonian: Artists in Dialogue 2 smithsonian museum
Style and creativity meet in this bilingual (English and Brazilian Portuguese) tour of the second of the National Museum of African Arts Artists in Dialogue series. Two artists, Sandile Zulu of South Africa and Henrique Oliveira of Brazil, have engaged in a visual call and response that transcends national or geographic borders. Take a tour of the exhibition guided by curator Karen Milbourne or listen to the artists describe the works of art, talk about one another and discuss their collaborative process in their own words. This application invites you to join the conversation using Twitter, to experiment virtually with ... (Free)By Smithsonian Institution via

11) HARIKYU Museum -- Museum of Traditional Medicine --

HARIKYU Museum -- Museum of Traditional Medicine -- smithsonian museum
Harikyu Museum Museum of Traditional Medicine celebrates a collection of historical materials of traditional medicine including acupuncture, moxibustion, Judo-seifuku (Judo-therapy), and Chinese herbal medicine. The exhibits providing a clear overview of the medical history of Japan.In the middle of the sixth century, acupuncture, moxibustion and Chinese herbal medicine, which are said to have been introduced to Japan from China through Korea, underwent unique developments in Japan and have been handed down through the generation still today. Judo-therapy is a traditional system of therapeutic technique rooted in jiu-jitsu (Judo arts) of the Edo period.We hope you will enjoy the profound and ... (Free)By MORINOMIYA IRYOUGAKUEN via

12) Altes Museum Guide Full Edition - Museum Island

Altes Museum Guide Full Edition - Museum Island smithsonian museum
The Altes Museum in Berlin is the leading museum dedicated exclusively to Classical Greek, Roman and Etruscan antiquities. This is a beautiful app of outstanding quality for this world famous museum.This app contains several features to help you with a virtual tour of the museum including:- Search for any artefact- Object Information and Provenance- Highlights tour- Practical Information for your visit- Interactive mapsThis app is the perfect companion for the world-famous Berlin Altes Museum. Download the app and Enjoy your virtual Museum experience. (1.990)By Vusiem Ltd. via

13) Altes Museum Visitor Guide - Berlin Museum Island

Altes Museum Visitor Guide - Berlin Museum Island smithsonian museum
The Altes Museum in Berlin is the leading museum dedicated exclusively to Classical Greek, Roman and Etruscan antiquities. This is a beautiful app of outstanding quality for this world famous museum.This app contains several features to help you with a virtual tour of the museum including:- Search for any artefact- Object Information and Provenance- Highlights tour- Practical Information for your visit- Interactive mapsThis app is the perfect companion for the world-famous Berlin Altes Museum. Download the app and Enjoy your virtual Museum experience. (Free)By Vusiem Ltd. via

14) MagnifiAR

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Go on safari or go back in time at the Smithsonians National Postal MuseumUse this fun, interactive, family-friendly app to engage with the museums collections and one another. Enhance your visit with your mobile device.Simply point your device at one of the featured objects and watch it come to life.Magnified exhibits:-Pacific Exchange: China and US Mail-RPO Train Car (Free)By Smithsonian Institution via

15) Gamar – Play+Learn at Museums inc. The British Museum and National Maritime Museum

Gamar – Play+Learn at Museums inc. The British Museum and National Maritime Museum smithsonian museum
As seen on BBC1, The Standard, Guardian top appsThe BEST APP for FUN, LEARNING and ENTERTAINMENT at London attractions.Transform your world into a playground of discovery through UNIQUE games on your iPad or iPhone.Makes learning alive and memorable providing a deeper understanding to get an edgeGet maximum enjoyment and knowledge from your time at an attractionJoin the thousands who play, love and learn from our games-----------------------------------------------------------Download this app now and play A Gift for Athena:Explore the iconic Parthenon in the British Museum like never before.Step back over 2,000 years to the land of ancient Athens and progress through 12 fun ... (Free)By Gamar Ltd. via

16) Shutterbugs: Wiggle and Stomp

Shutterbugs: Wiggle and Stomp smithsonian museum
Lions Pandas Naked mole rats? Come visit them all at Smithsonians National Zoo. We are on the lookout for animals that are swimming, running, wiggling, and stomping. Grab a camera and take some pictures of animals on the moveDesigned for the home and classroom by the Smithsonian Science Education Center and Filament Games, this game teaches students how to describe movement and motion while visiting rare animals at the Smithsonian National Zoological Park. Each animal has coloring-page printouts, so you can print and color your favorite critter. (Free)By Smithsonian Institution via

17) Yves Klein: With the Void, Full Powers

Yves Klein: With the Void, Full Powers smithsonian museum
Yves Klein: With the Void, Full Powers is the first major retrospective of the artists work in the United States in nearly 30 years. The Smithsonian Institution`s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden is the opening venue for this exhibition, co-organized with the Walker Art Center, which includes examples from all Kleins major series, including his Anthropometries, Cosmogonies, fire paintings, planetary reliefs, and blue monochromes, as well as selections of his lesser-known gold and pink monochromes, body and sponge reliefs, air architecture, and immaterial works.The Yves Klein: With the Void, Full Powers iPhone app gives users a full overview of the ... ($1.99)By Toura via

18) Stories from Main Street

Stories from Main Street smithsonian museum
Everybody has a story. What`s yours? Stories from Main Street is the Smithsonians new app for collecting stories from Americas small towns and rural communities. This is the place where anyone with an interest in small-town life can add his or her own personal experiences to the archive. Tell us whats special about your hometown. After you share your own experience, be sure to listen to stories left by other users.Selected stories from the application will be featured on the Smithsonians Stories from Main Street website: http://www.storiesfrommainstreet.org Help us document the rich history of Americas small towns with stories that ... (Free)By Smithsonian Institution via

19) Blockscouter - Uptown NYC, Find events and places around Central Park, Upper West Side, Upper East Side, Lincoln Center, American Museum of Natural History, Guggenheim Museum, Metropolitan Museum of Art and during Marathon and Thanksgiving day parade.

Blockscouter - Uptown NYC, Find events and places around Central Park, Upper West Side, Upper East Side, Lincoln Center, American Museum of Natural History, Guggenheim Museum, Metropolitan Museum of Art and during Marathon and Thanksgiving day parade. smithsonian museum
Blockscouter is the mobile version of the website http://www.blockscouter.com.- The app is about finding things to do in the area surrounding Central Park (Lincoln Center, Columbus Circle, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, etc.)- The app has events from various sources so that you can see what is happening in the area throughout the day.- The places section breaks up the area into micro-neighborhoods so you can explore each area individually.- The community section has news about the surrounding area. (Free)By Kenneth Su via

20) iMuseums

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More than 800 exciting videos of museums This is an application with many great videos and photos of various museums such as Musee du Louvre, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Smithsonian Institution, Hermitage Museum, British Museum, Vatican Museums etc.Aside from videos and photos, you can enjoy many other features including museums wiki library and tweet searches.Features:1) Tons of high resolution museum photos2) Over 800 museum videos (YouTube Player)3) Museums wiki library4) Searches tweets related to museum5) Daily updated contentsContents example:- Kunsthistorisches Museum- Centre Georges Pompidou- Muse d`Orsay- Muse du Louvre- Muse du quai Branly- Deutsches Museum- Uffizi- Vatican Museums- Rijksmuseum Amsterdam- ... ($1.99)By Quantis,Inc. via

 

 


 


 
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