The app was created using Wezit technology, and just in time for the back-to-school period and the well-known Heritage Day, in perfect timing for educators to plan their field visits to the museum, especially since the app offers a tour called “Mission: Resist” dedicated to students in Primary education (Elementary in the USA Key Stage in the UK) and it is specially dedicated for school visitors of this level; making it easier for children in the ages of 8-12 to understand this period of history.
The app is installed in tablets, which are available to visitors’ at the museum’s reception and are available in the form of a loan by submitting an identity card as a deposit.
“Mission: Resist” and the musuems main goal is to invite visitors entering the exhibit to discover the resistance fighters,and those who risked their lives to defend human values.
The application features are:
The points of interests range from the rise of Nazism
The Armistice, Demarcation Line, and Occupation
Daily life, System D, Rationing the Vichy regime to D-Day and Liberation.
Image recognition and AR are also part of this app while navigating through the exhibit tour; users can trigger the app image recognition feature and discover episodes of the Loiret region during the occupation.
Wayfinding: User are able to find the location of POI in an easy to read floor plan of the exhibit.
Informal learning: Students visiting the exhibit can test their skills in game formats. In this case, a series of quizzes and drag and drop educational games about the role of resistance and daily life during this time of history.