Museum Box

Museum Box is so cool! The site’s homepage describes it thusly: “This site provides the tools for you to build up an argument or description of an event, person or historical period by placing items in a virtual box. What items, for example, would you put in a box to describe your life; the life of a Victorian Servant or Roman soldier; or to show that slavery was wrong and unnecessary? You can display anything from a text file to a movie. You can also view and comment on the museum boxes submitted by others.”

The design of each box is just like those special artifact drawers you can find in a museum. The interface for creating a new box is easy to use, and the resulting collection is such a fun way to present research.

 

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