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The Lost Museum

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The Lost Museum is an interactive re-creation of P. T. Barnum’s American Museum, circa 1865. Barnum’s Museum, mid-nineteenth century America’s pre-eminent popular cultural institution, offered its visitors a cornucopia of attractions that merged entertainment and education and, often in odd but compelling ways, highlighted some of the major compromises, accommodations, and conflicts of the antebellum and Civil War periods. The Lost Museum combines 3-D spatial exploration of four re-created... More
Material Type: Simulation
Technical Format: Flash
Date Added to MERLOT: April 05, 2005
Date Modified in MERLOT: January 21, 2007
Submitter: Pennee Bender


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Primary Audience: College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: Flash
Language: English
Material Version: 7.0
Cost Involved: no
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