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Powerscourt Garden - UK
The number three garden of the world
For almost a decade now Guide ID has been striving for success, and so has our latest client, Powerscourt Garden in Co. Wicklow on the East Coast of Ireland. They have been rated number three garden in the World by National Geographic, now it doesn't get any better than that! However, with or without that accolade Powerscourt is a truly special place with an amazingly special story. So it's a good thing that Guide ID are all about telling stories! From September we tell Powerscourts story to a quarter of a million visitors in 5 languages, and with the aid of Map my Visit, Powerscourt creates a legacy between them and each and every person that takes a tour there.
Royal Palace Stockholm, Sweden
Royal wedding dresses
The exhibition, featuring five Royal wedding dresses, at the Royal Palace of Stockholm gives visitors a unique opportunity to see the dresses in the Palace's Hall of State. 19 June 2016 marks 40 years since The King and Queen were married in Stockholm in the early summer. To commemorate their anniversary, an exclusive exhibition is presented at the Royal Palace of Stockholm.The dresses were worn by Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria, Princess Madeleine, Princess Sofia and Princess Lilian. There is a Podcatcher custom made self service kabinet which provides a unique audio guide.
Alma-Tadema, Fries Museum, Leeuwarden - NL
alma-tadema, classical charm
Alma-Tadema’s paintings bring stories from classical antiquity to life. But what stories does he actually tell and what symbolism lies behind the objects you can see in his work? In a lively audio tour you will learn everything about the seventeen highlights of this exhibition. You can choose which paintings you want to hear about, which means you can walk freely through the exhibition. The audio tour is available in English and in Dutch for just €1,-.
De Nieuwe Kerk, Amsterdam - NL
90 years Ms Monroe
In the year that she would have turned 90, De Nieuwe Kerk will reflect on a great style icon: Marilyn Monroe. From October 1 until February 5 2017, the exhibition about her life and legacy, including numerous personal items from her house at 5th Helena Drive in Brentwood, California, can be visited. The Podcatcher audio guide guides you in several languages through this spectaculair exhibition.
Het Scheepvaartmuseum, Amsterdam - NL
Temporary exhibition: Drive, 100 years of collecting
What do a life jacket from the Costa Concordia, a letter signed by Michiel de Ruyter in 1657, Mesdag's masterpiece from 1898, and a globe from 1613 have in common? All these items form part of the unique collection of Het Scheepvaartmuseum. The history of the museum's collection and its unique objects take centre stage in the new exhibition 'Drive' which opens on 1 October 2016. The Podcatcher tour makes sure you won't miss out on any interesting information.
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam - NL
Jean Tinguely - Machine Spectacle and permanent collection
Jean Tinguely is famous for his playful, boldly kinetic machines and explosive performances. Everything had to be different, everything had to move. Precisely twenty-five years after his death, the Stedelijk opens a Tinguely retrospective: the largest-ever exhibition of the artist to be mounted in a Dutch museum. The museum offers the Podcatcher in English, Dutch, French and German. Stedelijk Museum offers the audio guide for free to all visitors. The tour also guides you through the main exhibition of the museum.
Museum Het Valkhof, Nijmegen - NL
Gladiators, Heroes of the Colosseum
What was life like as a gladiator? Knowing that every day could be your last, but also being idolized by 50,000 people?Museum Het Valkhof transports you back to ancient Rome. To the Colosseum with its public executions, and the fear and the euphoria of the gladiators. A barbaric world? Not for the Romans. The bloody gladiatorial fights were a symbol of the military successes that made the Roman Empire great. The gladiators were true heroes! A lively Podcatcher audio guide takes you along all corners of this fascinating history.
National monument Camp Vught - NL
Launch of audio tour
From Thursday the 7th July a Dutch Podcatcher audio tour, about the touching camp story during the war years 1943-'44, will be available for visitors of the Camp Vught National Monument. Camp Vught was the only official SS-concentration camp outside of Germany. In under two years more than 32000 men, woman and children were held captive. With over 750 deaths due to starvation, disease, abuse, exhaustion and executions. The Podcatcher will guide visitors during their visit. There are 20 audio stops spread across the camp terrain. The tour includes quotes from former camp prisoners.
Compton Verney, UK
One fine art gallery
Based in the Midlands in England, Compton Verney is one of the Warwickshire's most important Art Galleries. The Art Gallery is home to six permanent collections including Neapolitan art from 1600 to 1800; Northern European medieval art from 1450–1650; British portraits including paintings of Henry VIII, Elizabeth I and Edward VI and works by Joshua Reynolds; Chinese bronzes including objects from the Neolithic and Shang periods. Compton Verney has chosen Guide ID to tell the story of Britain in the Fifties it's 'Design & Aspiration' Exhibition. With the art gallery having huge national importance, we are very proud to be working with Compton Verney.
Red Light Secrets - NL
Personal stories of a prostitute
In the middle of the Red Light district, you can find an intriguing visitor attraction about the oldest profession in the world. Use the Podcatcher to listen to the stories of the ladies themselves, their dreams and wishes.
Museum de Schotse Huizen Veere
Historical museum in the prettiest city of Zeeland
After a refurbishment of 3 months, the museum reopened its doors to the public. Behind the characteristic fronts of the Scottish Houses and the beautifully restored town hall, the real history really comes to life. The Podcatcher is available for adults in 4 languages and there is a great children’s tour with quiz questions.
National Archive The Hague, NL
On the road. A trip with a photographer
Starting from the 9th September until the 8th January the National Archive in The Hague will be exhibiting a unique photo exhibition. It’s about photography and traveling are bound together. Photographers have been picturing new worlds, documenting the changes in the world and showing us exotic locations since the 19th century. To hear the stories behind the pictures, all visitor shall receive a Podcatcher when visiting the archive.
Libary launches an audio tour on the Podcatcher
On the market in Leuven, a stone’s throw away from Museum M, you can find the library of KU Leuven. A historical building with a beautiful reading room and a hall full of stories. The Podcatcher guides you and tell you about the architecture of the building and the artworks you see along the way. The KU Leuven is also offering MapMyVisit and are also offering the Podcatcher later this year during the exhibition; Utopia, that they have put together in collaboration with Museum M.
MOCO museum Amsterdam - NL
A unique exhibtion in a historical building
In the beautiful Villa Alsberg, in the middle of the museum square in Amsterdam, the MoCo museum opened its doors this April. In the Moco Museum you will find art from famous artist such as Bansky and iconic artworks from legendary artists such as Andy Warhol. The museum offers the Podcatcher in English and Dutch.
Catherine, the Greatest - NL
A fairy tale
The Hermitage Amsterdam is offering all visitors of the 'Catherine, the Greatest' exhibition a free audio tour using the Podcatcher. The whole audio tour has been developed in a fairy tale style using three voice artists, Bram van der Vlugt, Thekla Reuten en Jeremy Baker. Visitors who leave their email address on the MapMyVisit console will all be able to enjoy the tour at home.
Salvador Dali, Brugge - BE
Podcatcher in Bruges!
Within te vaults of the monumental Belfort located on in the middle of the Market in Bruges you can find the Museum-Gallery XPO Salvador Dali. There you can enjoy a unique collection of graphic artworks and a series of sculptures from Salvador Dali. The stories are told via the Podcatcher and the tour is available in 4 languages.
Japan museum in Leiden, NL
The Siebold house museum in Leiden offers collection pieces from the old and new Japan in a permanent collection, but also has temporary exhibitions throughout the year. All visitors will be able to use the Podcatcher for the permanent collection.
The Rembrandt House Museum - NL
Historical place in the centre of Amsterdam
The Rembrandt House Museum is where Rembrandt lived between 1639 and 1658 and produced some of his most famous works. From mid April 2016 the Rembrandt House Museum offers the Podcatcher to all visitors. The tour is available in 10 languages and will be offered via a Self Service desk. Beside from the audiotour, the museum will also integrate MapMyVisit.
Musée Gadagne, Lyon, France
The internationally traveling exhibition Devinement Foot will be on show during the European cup in Lyon. We could not thought of any better timing than that! From the 21st April till 4th September 2016 the Museum Gadagne opens their doors for the football fans. Football brings out emotions within a community, just like religion does. The exhibition shows unique objects and footage. Every visitors gets a Podcatcher to listen to the stories, songs and archive files with.
Secret Valley wildlife park, Wexford, Ireland
At Guide ID we like to think out of the box when it comes to the use of an audio guide. So much so, we are proud with the launch of the Podcatcher audio guide at the Secret Valley Wildlife Park in Wexford. The visitors to this acclaimed wildlife park will be able to partake in a quiz around the park, and take in far more information about each of its popular residents. With the use of the Podcatcher, not only we are able to enhance each visitors experience, but we expand the knowledge about each and every one of the parks animals.
Darcis, Verviers, Belgium
Summer 2016 the famous chocolatier Jean Philippe Darcis opened a new 2.8520M2 building in Verviers. Visitors are welcomed in beautiful rooms and learn everything there is to know about the history of chocolate. From temples in the Maya to the mountains in Mexico. You can also take a look inside the workshop, where you get a sneak peak of how the chocolate, macarons and patisserie are produced, and you get to taste it. The Podcatcher is your guide through the building and translates all the video footage into your own language.
Nymans Gardens, National Trust - UK
Jewel of the National Trust
Nymans Garden is one of the jewels in the National Trusts Gardens crown. Guide ID is proud to have launched the popular audio guide in the garden. As each visitor makes their way around the garden and the ruins, they are able to see and hear what the head gardener has to deal with on an almost daily basis, and experience first-hand what life was like in the big house. Just a prime example of how diverse the Podcatcher has become.
New Church, Amsterdam
Travel in time, History and Royalty
For the third time we developed the audio guide for the 'Travel in time, History and Royalty' exhibition at the New Church in Amsterdam. The tour was available in Dutch, English, German, French, Italian and Spanish, and was offered to all visitors within the entrance fee. The Podcatcher guided you past all the highlights in the church en was a key factor for the video presentations. The Podcatcher synced up with the video presentation and played the audio back in 6 languages. Besides an adults tour, there also was an interactive children's tour, using our special quiz tool.
Nature museum, seal shelter and sea aquarium
Ecomare on the island of Texel is a nature museum, seal shelter, sea aquarium and a bird shelter. It lies in the middle of the National Part ‘Duinen van Texel’. From mid-March visitors of Ecomare will be using the Podcatcher for the exhibitions. The tours is available for €1 at the cash register and available in Dutch, English and French.
House of Bols
Cocktails & Genever experience
House of Bols has be refurbished to a new interactive experience. The Podcatcher is now available to all visitors as personal Guide. Together with our partner Yipp, interactive people, the Podcatcher will be available as an interactive tool as well. Besides this Bols will be using our latest development, the Long Range AV-sync IDentifier. When a visitor enters a room audio will automatically be triggered on the Podcatcher, in sync with the video projection in that room.
Amsterdam Museum - NL
Amsterdam DNA, now with the Podcatcher
We are proud to announce that the Amsterdam Museum has chosen the Podcatcher. From mid-January 2016 all visitors will receive a Podcatcher within the entrance fee. The tours are available for the permanent collection and exhibitions. Our after visit tool “MapMyVisit, shall also be installed at the Amsterdam Museum. This way visitors can also enjoy the tour at home on their personal tour page.
DWDD Pop-up museum 2
William looks at art
The Dutch TB program 'De wereld draait door' is organising, for the second year running, the Pop-Up Museum in the Allard Pierson Museum in Amsterdam, from 29 January till the end of May 2016. The theme this year is: Hidden artworks. ^guest curators have dived into the archives looking for hidden artworks. Each guest curator has one area within the museum, which has been designed to their taste. Sander Van de Pavert, famous for his sketches on the Dutch Royal Family chose the Maurits House in Amsterdam. In his special audio tour he used the sketch voices for the commentary of the tour.
Hunting lodge sint Hubertus
A hidden treasure in the Hoge Veluwe Park
Jachthuis Sint Hubertus was designed by the renowned architect Hendrikus Petrus Berlage (1856-1934). Berlage had already worked for the Kröllers before landing this illustrious contract; he was commissioned to design an office building in London. He also designed the Schipborg - a model farm in Anloo, a village in the Dutch province of Drenthe. The design contract for the building that would forever link the names Berlage and Kröller-Müller, was likely signed in early 1915. Groups tours are available for visitors, but for foreign languages visitors the Podcatcher will be available.
De Hermitage Amsterdam has asked the Dutch Classical Music DJ Von Rosenthal to produce a mix for the exhibition Spanish Masters from the Hermitage. As a visitor to the Hermitage you receive a Podcatcher. If you regist your Podcatcher with your email address you can even enjoy the tour at home. You will find a MapMyVisit console at the audio desk. The audio guide from the Spanish Masters is also available for your smart phone. You can download the Podcatcher App for free for IOS or Android. You will find the App in the App store or Google Play store by searching Guide ID Podcatcher. Once downloaded you can scroll down to “Hermitage” and download the Spanish Masters tour.
Dutch National Museum of Antiquities
Tours for adults and kids
We are proud to announce that the Dutch National Museum of Antiquities has chosen to use the Podcatcher. On the 15th of December 2015 the museums reopend after renovations to the galleries. The audo guides are available for adults and kids.
Museum Gouda puts the life and ideas of Erasmus in the spotlight
In 2016 Museum Gouda puts the life and ideas of Erasmus in the spotlight with the exhibition 'Erasmus, ik wijk voor niemand'Erasmus grew up 550 years ago in Gouda.Just as Erasmus travelled throughout Europe and developed and sharpened his views through varying contacts, so the visitor to this exhibition will go with him on a similar journey through his mind. From Gouda in 1466 to Basel in 1536, from Europe in the 16th century to Europe in the 21st century.The exhibition is from the 6th of February till the 26th of June 2016.In collaboration with the Historical Museum Basel.
Bonnefanten Museum, Maastricht, The Netherlands
CERAMIX, temporary exhibition 16/10-31/01/2016
From 16 October till 31 January 2016 the Bonnefanten museum will have the temproary exhibition CERAMIX. In cooperation with Cité de la Céramique (Sèvres, France), la Maison Rouge (Paris, France), the Bonnefanten Museum will expose more than 250 master pieces. CERAMIX is the story about ceramic art from early 20th century till now. With works of artists like Matisse, Rodin, Picasso, Thomas Schütte and Ai Weiwei.The audio guide will be available in English and Dutch
National Maritime Museum, Greenwich
Samuel Pepys: Plague, Fire, Revolution
Samuel Pepys: Plague, Fire, Revolution, opening at the National Maritime Museum on 20 November 2015-28 March 2016, will be the largest ever exhibition about the famous diarist with 200 objects from national and international museums, galleries and private collections.Through Samuel Pepys’ commentary, based on excerpts from his diary, the audio guide provides a personal narrative for the historical events and objects displayed in the exhibition Samuel Pepys: Plague, Fire, Revolution. The audio guide covers events throughout Pepys’ lifetime, from his first diary entry to his remarks on Charles II, reporting on the plague and the revolution, to his good friend John Evelyn writing of his death. The excerpts bring Pepys’ written words to life, and through his recollections we can understand what life was like in the 17th century.Guide ID will deliver the audio guide in English and MapMyVisit
Gallo-Roman Museum, Tongeren, Belgium
Gladiators - Heroes of the Coliseum
Face to face in the arena. The highest level of concentration, a genuine contempt for death. Each strike could be fatal, each fight the last. The remarkable world of the gladiators touches down in Tongeren, in the Gallo-Roman Museum from 24 October 2015 - 3 April 2016. Top articles from museums throughout Europe will be featured, particularly a unique collaboration with the Rome Coliseum.Authentic weapons, helmets, leg protectors and many other striking attributes leave nothing to the imagination. Along with tombstones, idols, utensils,…these top items bring the world of gladiators to life. In addition, there are lifelike figures, fascinating films and exciting interactive installations, as well as workshops,….Guide ID will deliver the Podcatcher audio tour in four languages and MapMyVisit.
The Princessehof National Museum of Ceramics, Leeuwarden, the Netherlands
Exhibition "The 20th century-mirroring time in ceramics"
From 5 September 2015 the Princessehof National Museum of Ceramics will showcase the previous century. With the exhibition The 20th century – mirroring time in ceramics the museum presents ceramics as the cultural memory of the 20th century. From teenager-ceramics to rocket vases, from avant-garde to mass production.Frans Leidelmeijer, a specialist in art and design from the 1880s to the present, is the guest curator of this exhibition. The Podcatcher audio guide is produced by Gus Maussen in close cooperation with the museum. The tour is available in Dutch.
Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Horst P. Horst, Photographer of Style
The Nederlands Fotomuseum presents the first major retrospective exhibition in the Netherlands of the work of Horst P. Horst (1906-1999), one of the most important fashion photographers of the twentieth century. During his celebrated career, Horst P. Horst worked mainly in Paris, London and New York. As a regular photographer for Vogue, he photographed work of prominent couturiers such as Coco Chanel, he portrayed Hollywood stars such as Marlene Dietrich, and cooperated with artists such as Salvador Dali. Accordingly, he depicted the world of fashion, art, design and theatre in the finest detail. The Podcatcher audio tour is in English and Dutch available.
The British Dental Association (BDA) Museum, London
An in-depth Audio tour of Dental History
Has one of the largest collections of dental heritage in the U.K. Telling the story of how dentistry has developed from a marketplace spectacle to the complex procedures and treatment of today.Based near Oxford Circus in London, the Museum is a great addition to the Guide ID portfolio providing an in-depth audio tour of Dental History.
The Koninck City Brewery, Antwerp
Feel the sensation of the Koninck Experience!
Over the past months the Koninck Brewery has been transformed into an amazing experience. The new interactive brewery tour will fully immerse you in the world of this Antwerp City Brewery. It will be informative, it will be exciting but most of all, it will be lots of fun!A variety of fascinating theme areas will reveal the many facets of Antwerp as beer city, Belgian beers in general and the entire brewing process. Numerous interactive media and audio-visual effects will ensure a 360° total experience! The Podcatcher, combined with our AV-sync tool, will be used to offer the tour in Dutch, English, French and German.
A new tour after a large refurbishment
Fort Pannerden is a former 19th century fort in the Dutch county of Lingewaard. IN 1969 the fort gained the status of National Monument and since 2005 it is a part of the National Project for the new Dutch Waterline. The fort is undergoing a huge refurbishment. During the re-opening in the spring of 2016 we will be launching a new audio tour.
Bannockburn Centre, Stirling
700th anniversary of the battle
Bannockburn Centre was opened in early 2014, in time to mark the 700th anniversary of the battle. The center represents a landmark in the usage of immersive digital technology in museums to bring the combatants to life and play-out a battle on accurate terrain. The Podcatcher will be used to offer this unique experience for all non-English speaking visitors. This project is in collaboration with Bright White who have developed all concepts, schemes and detail for the Battle of Bannockburn Center
Eastnor Castle & Deer park
Starting in March Eastnor castle will be using the Podcatcher to provide a highlights tour to all visitors, for a small extra fee of £1.00. The tour will be available in English and will show visitors the best highlights of this amazing castle and garden.
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