The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.

April 10, 2013

State museum app introduced

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia State Museum is introducing a new app that gives smartphone and tablet users the ability to get the latest information on programs and services at the state museum. The app is a free download available in the Apple and Google App stores.

The home page provides the options available. Discovery Room features videos of the rooms in the museum and a touring map. Fact Finder has West Virginia history quizzes for beginners and pros alike. News and Social posts notices on programs and upcoming activities and Get Me There will direct users to the museum and a selection of historic communities across the state. ScanMe is a special option for museum visitors that provides extended information on selected artifacts using quick response codes.

To download the new app, go to the App Store and search for WVSM or West Virginia Museum.

For more information, contact Rachel Moses, cultural program specialist, at 304-558-0220, ext. 127.