The Connected Set has launched Birmingham Museums Quiz a free iPhone app that guides players on different trails of various artworks, artefacts and objects at seven of the Birmingham Museums Trust’s venues. By answering questions about the featured objects correctly, players will earn prizes to redeem on site at the venue. If players complete all the trails they will be rewarded with the Grand Prize for a unique experience at one of the museum venues.
Birmingham Museums Quiz is available to download from iTunes now and will include trails for Thinktank, the city’s science museum, and Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery. From 12th October, a brand new trail will be added to the app to celebrate the opening of the new gallery, ‘Birmingham: its people, its history’, following a £8.9m gallery refurbishment. Further new trails for will be automatically added to the app at intervals from now until Spring 2013, to coincide with the different venues’ seasonal opening times, gallery launches and other events.
Linda Spurdle, Digital Manager at Birmingham Museums said: “Birmingham Museums Quiz was devised as a fun way to encourage visitors of all ages to discover what’s on offer at all of our venues. The interactive game is aimed to engage visitors while on site and reward them for their efforts. Kids will enjoy the observational ‘where’s Wally’ style questions while adults can choose the more challenging, knowledge based level. Whichever trail you follow, you’ll be sure to discover new or forgotten gems, no matter how much time you have”.