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Description

Smithsonian Mobile is your digital mobile guide to the Smithsonian, built collaboratively with our visitors. Find out what’s on where, discover highlights, search our collections, access tours, podcasts and other apps. Add tips and photos from your visit for other visitors, or share your experiences and photos with Twitter and Facebook followers and friends.

What can you do with Smithsonian Mobile?

• Plan your visit with museum hours, locations, floor plans, and more. "Favorite” events and exhibitions to create your own custom tour or scrapbook of your visit.

• Find our other mobile apps and websites and dig deeper into our stories. Tour collection highlights, watch videos, and listen to podcasts.

• Search our collections to make connections between museums, history, art and science.

• Use augmented reality (AR), "Smithsonian that Way," to discover the behind-the-scenes work of the Smithsonian's museums, research centers, libraries, archives, and affiliates in your neighborhood.

We want to hear from you! Log in via Facebook or Twitter to comment on our museums, collections, exhibitions, and artifacts. Share your expertise or tips!

Continually refreshed and renewed by both visitors and Smithsonian experts, there’s always a reason to come back to Smithsonian Mobile whether you’re on the National Mall, in a Smithsonian museum or beyond!

Developed for the Smithsonian by Tristan Interactive.

 Free in iOS App Store

Screenshots

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Version History

Launched Aug 18, 2011 (almost 8 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 7 months, on average.

May 24
2018
(Current)
Version 4.4

- Fixes an issue that caused the app to quit when opening the side menu on the home screen

Oct 06
2016
Version 4.3.1

Bug fixes

Aug 10
2016
Version 4.3

Bug fixes.

Sep 28
2015
Version 4.2

Bug fixes for iOS9.

Oct 03
2014
Version 4.0.1

Support for iOS 8.

Jan 31
2014
Version 4.0

Our redesigned app makes it easier than ever to discover all the Smithsonian has to offer!

• Fresh new design makes it easy to learn about our museums and zoo.
• Added ability to share content and photos with followers and friends via Twitter and Facebook.
• iPad support

Jul 25
2013
Version 2.1

Update includes performance enhancements and minor bug fixes. In addition, the "Smithsonian that way" feature now includes the ability to filter for Smithsonian Affiliate Museums in your neighborhood.

Apr 19
2013
Version 2.0

This update highlights the addition of the augmented reality feature as well as a redesign and overall improvements to performance and navigation.

Jan 17
2012
Version 1.3.1

Fixed search with multiple term queries.
Fixed iOS 5.0 data storage issues with iCloud.

Oct 20
2011
Version 1.3

Added iOS5 support

Oct 03
2011
Version 1.2

IMPORTANT BUG FIX:
In some cases, the screen would go white when closing the camera or the photo library.

Other updates:
- Retina graphics for iPhone 4 and iPod Touch 4th Generation
- Performance improvements

Aug 26
2011
Version 1.1

Bug fixes

Aug 18
2011
Version 1.0.0

Previous 3 versions
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4
3
3
8
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