Deep Time Audio Description

5.0
11 reviews
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About this app

Assistive technology for blind and low-vision users to explore the new Fossil Hall at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History through a self-guided tour. Discover how all life is connected–past, present, and future–to all other life and to the Earth itself. Learn more about evolution, ecosystems, and extinction from the beginning of life 3.7 billion years ago to the Age of Humans today.

Features:
• Screen Reader compatible
• Background contrast options
• Alt text and captions for all images
• Zoomable text
• Search feature

This app contains descriptive overviews of:
• tactile models
• iconic specimens such as T. rex
• multimedia videos and interactives
• content stories

Download ahead of time to plan your visit, follow along in the gallery, or read afterwards. The app uses the accessibility features native to your phone.

By downloading this mobile app, you agree to the Smithsonian’s Privacy Policy (http://si.edu/privacy)

NOTE: WiFi is available in all Smithsonian museums.
Updated on
Nov 12, 2019

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5.0
11 reviews
A Google user
November 25, 2019
Very useful when going through the Deep Time exhibit. Good information to guide one through the displays.
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A Google user
November 25, 2019
Thorough and super helpful app. Loaded with lots of info!
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What's new

Explore the history of life on Earth from 3.7 billion years ago to today in the new Fossil Hall at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History. Screen reader and accessibility feature friendly.