App Spotlight: Cabot’s Pueblo Museum

Self-Guided Tour Shares the Story of Coachella Valley Pioneer Cabot Yerxa Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Cabot’s Pueblo Museum preserves the homestead of visionary explorer, artist, and Mason Cabot Yerxa, whose discovery of two desert aquifers provides fresh water to California's Coachella Valley and gave rise to the area’s hot springs resorts. After … Continue reading App Spotlight: Cabot’s Pueblo Museum

App Spotlight: Heritage Museums & Gardens

Q&A with Andrea Early, Marketing and Communications Director Big bugs. Windmill. Vintage carousel. Designer labyrinth. The Heritage Museums & Gardens in Sandwich, MA has all the quirk and charm you would expect from a historic museum on Cape Cod. Spanning an expansive 100 acres, it is the largest public garden in Southern New England and celebrates American … Continue reading App Spotlight: Heritage Museums & Gardens

Why a Pilot App Makes Sense

It's tempting to think about creating an app that highlights every historical point of interest in your city; or every artifact in your museum. Stop! Don't go any further. While it's great to dream, and to plan in grandiose visions, the truth is - you should dip your toe in the water before jumping into … Continue reading Why a Pilot App Makes Sense

App Spotlight: Canadian Museum of Nature

The “Nature Trek” app at the Canadian Museum of Nature in Ottawa, Canada is designed specifically for young visitors to this breathtaking science museum. In this creative app, users are encouraged to explore themes of subject matter that is classified as “Gross”, “Bizarre”, or “Ugly”. The app contains candid interviews with museum curators and staff … Continue reading App Spotlight: Canadian Museum of Nature

Mobile Year in Review: Lessons Learned in Mobile in 2012

As 2012 draws to a close, many of us will be reflecting on what we've learned over the past year. While perhaps some reflections will be personal or professional, here at TourSphere, we want to take a minute to review the year in mobile. So we've tapped our team to present to you the lessons … Continue reading Mobile Year in Review: Lessons Learned in Mobile in 2012

App Spotlight: This is Hampton, VA

Hampton, Virginia is a picturesque city and the site of America's first continuous English-speaking settlement. Dating back to the 1600s, there's lots to see in Virginia's sixth-most populous city, and the Hampton Convention & Visitor Bureau wanted to make sure that no one missed a beat. That's why they created a digital tour guide with the … Continue reading App Spotlight: This is Hampton, VA

App Spotlight: Virginia Air & Space Center

The Hampton Convention & Visitor Bureau in Hampton, VA has created a unique app package that allows visitors to the city to download a package of six tours that will guide them through the city. Featuring tours of neighborhoods and universities, the comprehensive tours give an insider's view on the city. But perhaps one of … Continue reading App Spotlight: Virginia Air & Space Center

App Spotlight: Peirce Mill Tour

Peirce Mill is the last existing mill in the District of Columbia and the only 19th-century gristmill maintained by the National Park Service that operates on a full-time basis. On the National Register of Historic Places, Peirce Mill is a living museum and tribute to the 1820s economy of America and D.C.'s agrarian past. Despite changes … Continue reading App Spotlight: Peirce Mill Tour

History and Technology: A Perfect Marriage

Newport, Rhode Island is known as an iconic location filled with historical nods to the past, through the mansions lining the coast, historic meeting houses and buildings downtown, as well as its role in the American Revolution. The Newport Historical Society has married its love and dedication to history, with technology, by providing visitors a … Continue reading History and Technology: A Perfect Marriage

The App “Made in Hollywood”

The use of TourSphere's technology is just about endless in our imagination - we see an unlimited number of uses for our mobile app technology. From different venues and tours, additional features, and a multitude of uses, we believe that technology is always evolving just like TourSphere. It's exciting to us when we see our … Continue reading The App “Made in Hollywood”