Website of the Week: Marine Corps Museum Goes Interactive
(Vienna, VA, June 28, 2010
The museum that set the standard for America's military museums now has a striking and user-friendly new virtual version online. The Marine Corps Heritage Foundation last week launched the National Museum of the Marine Corps Virtual Experience, a Web version of the real National Museum of the Marine Corps located in Quantico, Va.
Launch the virtual museum and you get a view of the museum's iconic lobby, with the ability to pan all around and tilt up to the airplane high above and down to the Marine insignia below.
From there, the virtual visitor can visit one of about a dozen major sections (such as Vietnam Gallery, World War II Gallery, Leatherneck Gallery and "Making Marines") navigate and zoom around, clicking further for narrative text and multimedia features...
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