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4.4 | View from the Top

Watch how we transform archival materials into immersive history. The Chicago 00 Project is an award-winning partnership between the Chicago History Museum and filmmaker Geoffrey Alan Rhodes that produces interactive virtual and augmented reality experiences.

For our newest episode, more than 300 images of the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition were researched and assembled into thirteen mesmerizing panoramas. “Chicago 00: 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition” launches later this spring. Watch here.


The Chicago History Museum, a major museum and research center for Chicago and American history, is located at 1601 N. Clark Street. The Museum has dedicated more than a century to celebrating and sharing Chicago stories through dynamic exhibitions, tours, publications, special events and programming. The Museum collects and preserves millions of artifacts, documents and images to help audiences connect to the city and its history. The Chicago History Museum gratefully acknowledges the support of the Chicago Park District on behalf of the people of Chicago. The Chicago History Museum is a 2016 winner of the National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the highest award given to these institutions for their community engagement and having an impact on the lives of individuals, families, and communities.

Chicago History Museum Sharing Chicago's Stories