OSCAN Walking Tour
Friday, July 24, 2009, 4:00PM
Hackworth IMAX Theater
Guided Tour with Our Open Source Curators Downtown San Jose, (1 block from OSCON). 50% off Tour and Admission Special: only $5 in advance; $8 day of tour.
The Tech Museum has created one of the world's first open-source museum product development environments, where anyone can contribute content or ideas for exhibitions, floor programs, hands-on science labs, web sites, and more.
The one-hour tour includes "The Tech Virtual Test Zone", an area in the museum showcasing the world's first hands-on, interactive exhibits conceptualized and developed originally in the virtual world of Second Life. These new exhibits are the result of The Tech's virtual exhibit design initiative and competition, called The Tech Virtual, which revolutionized the way new museum exhibitions are developed. Learn about our latest and ongoing design challenges including the global "Program for the Future". After your tour, enjoy this world-class museum at your own pace.
See the future of The Tech Museum, one of the premier science and technology museums, from the eyes of our ground-breaking open-source curators. Learn more how The Tech Museum is encouraging participation of museum specialists and others to help ideate what will be displayed and turned into an interactive experiences in the museum environment.