The Hidden Museum

Hidden Museum, AardmanA collaborative project between the University of BristolAardman Animations and Bristol Museums funded by the Digital R&D Fund for the Arts.


The Hidden Museum is a project to develop a tablet and mobile game that uses Apple iBeacons, which deliver information relevant to a person’s location, to help engage families and groups with the exhibits they are visiting and bring a new dimension to their experience.

The project team includes Professor Keri Facer and Dr Frances Giampapa in the Centre for Globalisation, Education & Social Futures in the Graduate School of Education, Dr Kirsten Cater in the Department of Computer Science, and colleagues from Bristol Museums, Galleries and Archives and Aardman Animations.

A copy of the final report can be found here

For more information, please visit labs.bristolmuseums.org.uk