International Museum Day on May 18

International Museum Day on May 18

QR based guide to launch for all MP museums in Indore

Staff ReporterUpdated: Tuesday, May 16, 2023, 06:48 PM IST
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Indore (Madhya Pradesh): Tourists will now be able to learn about the glorious history, rich heritage and culture of Madhya Pradesh through QR based audio guide. This is a new initiative of the Madhya Pradesh Tourism Board, connecting the history of the state with technology.

Tourism, Culture and Religious Trust and Endowment Minister Sushri Usha Thakur will launch QR based audio guides in 7 museums on May 18, 2023 (On the occasion of International Museum Day) at 6 pm at Lal Bagh Palace, Indore.

Tourists will find interesting information about history in Hindi and English languages in the State Museum and Tribal Museum of Bhopal, Lalbagh Palace of Indore, Gujri Mahal Archaeological Museum of Gwalior, Maharaj Chhatrasal Museum of Dhubela and Observatory and Triveni Museum of Ujjain.

Principal Secretary Tourism and Culture Sheo Shekhar Shukla said that it is a new initiative of the Madhya Pradesh Tourism Board to connect the common man, especially the youth, with the rich culture of the state. QR codes have been installed in 7 museums of the state, which on scanning from mobile phones will get complete information about the museum through audio guide. The QR’s have been strategically installed at the locations where there is no availability of guides and it does not hamper the scope of employment in any capacity. The only purpose of this initiative is to make it easier for the tourist to access information.

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