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Bytown Museum

A Feasible Accessibility Solution

Situated in the heart of Downtown Ottawa, the ByTown Museum is a reflection of the area’s rich history, and a 3D virtual tour will take you through the museum’s permanent exhibits, detailing the history of Canada’s capital. It is the oldest stone building in Ottawa, built in 1827.

Through this interactive 3D virtual tour, full of detailed infographics, virtual visitors can learn about the history arrival of Lieutenant-Colonel John By, the construction of the Rideau Canal during the lumber era, the naming of Ottawa as Canada’s capital, all the way through to the First World War!

Matterport 3D Tour
Using the Matterport Pro2, the immersive 3D virtual tour enables anyone to explore the Bytown Museum online giving them the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the space before visiting in person. For those with accessibility limitations, they can use the 3D tour to access areas/levels they wouldn't otherwise be able to experience online or at the in-person kiosk on site. The 3D virtual tour is also a great way to document and preserve the museum in a digital format.
Google Street View
The scan was uploaded to the Google Maps platform as a Google Street View Trusted tour. These 360 images are prioritized by Google and complement the Bytown Museum's Google My Business profile.
4K And Panoramic Images
We produced 4k images for the heritage building, giving them high-quality content of their space in its' as-is condition.