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.
• 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.
NOTE: WiFi is available in all Smithsonian museums.