Case studies

Bringing History Back To Life: How The American Battlefield Trust Made The Most of STQRY Kiosk

For many, the American Revolution is a story bound to textbooks and limited to specific geographic locations. The challenge was clear: how do we transport rich, multifaceted stories to those who live far from historic sites?

How Black & Tan Hall Uses Their STQRY-Powered App to Drive Awareness and New Partners

Learn how Black & Tan Hall developed a mobile tour guide app of historic Black businesses in Seattle to start driving awareness and contributions for their venue.

STQRY for Students: How the University of South Australia Incorporates Place- Based Mobile Tours

STQRY isn’t just for museums and galleries. Learn how a university has incorporated mobile tours into a course assessment.

How Old Pine Conservancy Drives Student Visits to Its Historic Graveyard with STQRY

Learn how Old Pine Conservancy makes its historic graveyard tours accessible to visitors of all ages with STQRY.

How High Point Museum Helps Families Explore the City & Historical Park with STQRY

Learn how High Point Museum guides visitors through their museum as well as historical sites across the city with STQRY.

Great Hikes and Great Rides Case Study: Reaching 75,000 Users with STQRY

Learn how the Great Hikes and Great Rides apps help users access amazing outdoor experiences and helpful information.

Apps for Visitors: Lessons from the US Forest Service & Parks Canada

In one of our 2022 STQRY Summit Sessions, we sat down with digital leaders from both Parks Canada and the US Forest Service to find out how they’ve created mobile apps that satisfy different initiatives—all while serving visitors across hundreds of parks.

Case Study: The National Library of New Zealand

The National Library of New Zealand's three tiered mission is to collect, connect, and co-create knowledge to power New Zealand. In alignment with this mission, the team at NLNZ wanted to offer their collection in multiple languages and sign language to bring these stories to life in new ways. They enlisted the help of the STQRY platform to realize this goal.

Case Study: Cherry Hills Community Church's Christmas Lights for a Cause

The 2019 the Cherry Hills Community Church Christmas Lights car tour raised $125,000+ in donations that went to eliminating homelessness in their area of Highlands Ranch, Colorado. Cherry Hills did all this by creating a mobile app driving tour that allowed people to explore their lights spectacle on the church campus. Read more about this amazing app for a cause in this holiday throwback case study!

Personalize Your Halloween Adventure with The Bloody Mary Tours App

Located in America’s most haunted city, New Orleans, the Bloody Mary Haunted Museum is the best place to satisfy your craving for the unexplainable this Halloween. The Bloody Mary Tour App enables both virtual touring and on-site visits. In this blog post, we show you how the Bloody Mary Tour App creates a fully immersive experience for your Halloween adventure.

Get Spooked This October With The Free Pod Hotels NYC App

Are you still wondering how to celebrate Halloween and enjoy your fall this year? Pod Hotels® has used the STQRY builder to bring you the ultimate NYC experience curator– Pod Hotels NYC App.

How World of Wine Built an App in 3 Weeks

It's easy to assume that building a mobile guide app would take 6 months. This is the minimum amount of time most custom applications take. But, in this post, we show you how World of Wine launched the perfect mobile guide app in just a few weeks using STQRY.

Case Study: African American Heritage Preservation Foundation, Inc.

The African American Heritage Preservation Foundation, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization with a mission to preserve and raise awareness of little-known African American historical sites. Creating an app for the Foundation was a natural next step in helping expand AAHPF’s resources. Read more about it in our newest case study!

Case Study: Revs Institute®

After realizing the power and potential reach of an app that would make the collections accessible on a digital platform, Revs Institute decided to enlist STQRY to help build it. The app has allowed automotive connoisseurs all over the world to access and explore the collection, thus facilitating the expansion of Revs Institute further into the world of digital experiences.

Case Study: WWWalks

Preserve WWWalks is revolutionizing the green tourism industry, offering sustainable solutions and alternatives to traditionally wasteful travel practices. Step into the future of green travel with this new case study!

Case Study: Cultural Roadmapp Enterprises Ltd.

Cultural Roadmapp is a travel technology startup company on a mission to reinvent the road trip. Their first initiative, created on the STQRY platform, is an app called Road Trip: IRELAND. It includes a series of GPS-triggered audio tours exploring seven counties along Ireland’s 1500-mile Wild Atlantic Way driving route, starting with County Clare. 

Case Study: Preserve Louisiana and the Old Governor’s Mansion

The COVID-19 pandemic created unique challenges for cultural organizations, most of which had to completely shut down all operations for months. Fortunately, the Old Governor’s Mansion was well-suited to handle the pandemic with the STQRY app, becoming one of a few cultural institutions that was able to remain open (virtually), charge admission and bring in revenue during the pandemic.

Case Study: St. Louis Public Library

The St. Louis Public Library sees over 2 million visitors per year. With limited full-time docents at their Central location, library staff embarked on a mission to create a self-guided experience that will walk visitors through the 107-year-old building on an immersive architectural tour.

Case Study: The Walt Disney Family Museum

With a full ASL, audio described tour, content in 11 different languages and a social story, the Walt Disney Family Museum focuses on accessibility to create an experience everyone can enjoy. Learn more about a museum that goes above and beyond to connect with their visitors!

Case Study: The United States Forest Service

How does the US Forest Service connect with their 300 million visitors per year? A portal app powered by STQRY! Hear more from Toby Bloom, National Program Manager of Travel, Tourism, and Interpretation with the USFS.

STQRY Collect - Manawatū Heritage

Palmerston North Libraries and Community Services wanted to replace their existing online collections site with a more modern alternative. Their existing platform had several issues including not being able to link to individual items, not mobile friendly, hard to use, not open to community engagement and not being indexed by Google.

Gettysburg Battlefield GPS Driving Tour

The summer of 2016 has been a hot one along the east coast. One of Pennsylvania’s most visited tourist destinations has been overflowing with tourists and history buffs.  Visitors from all over the world want to learn about the historic battlefields and the Civil War. Now, thanks to InSite Gettysburg, a Gettysburg born and bred everything tech tour company, and STQRY visitors can learn about Gettysburg as they drive along in their car with a driving tour of the Gettysburg Battlefield.

Behind the Scenes of the Michener Art Museum - Part 2 of 2

We’ve been soooo looking forward to sharing Part 2 of our Michener Art Museum Client Spotlight Interview with you!

The kids in this video are an absolute delight AND profoundly articulate in describing their experience participating in the Michener’s Youth Audio Tour production project (powered by CultureSpots)

Behind the Scenes of the Michener Art Museum - Part 1 of 2

As you’ll witness in this Client Spotlight Interview with Adrienne Romano, Director of Interpretation and Innovation, and Ruth Anderson, Director of Youth and Family Programs at the Michener Art Museum in Doylestown, PA, they masterfully turned their mobile audio tour production project into a learning opportunity for kids.

Client Spotlight Interview with Elizabeth Laurent at Girard College

We love visiting our clients on their home turf!  It’s always so inspiring and reinvigorating in so many ways — as I’m sure you can imagine.

And it was no different when we had the recent opportunity to visit Girard College, and conduct this Client Spotlight video interview with our friend and early-CultureSpots-adopter Elizabeth Laurent, their Director of Historic Resources.

A conversation with Neysa Page-Lieberman

In today’s final feature video, we’re taking you to the “South Loop” section of Downtown Chicago where we’re visiting Columbia DEPS (Department of Exhibitions, Performance and Student Spaces) at Columbia College Chicago, the largest and most diverse private, nonprofit arts and media college in the nation with more than 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students.

A conversation with Jessica Brunecky, CU Art Museum

A conversation with Jessica Brunecky – Director of Marketing and Membership at the CU-Boulder Art Museum – who told us all about a creative collaboration they did with the university’s Museum of Natural History, AND an amazing “Bio Lounge” there where students can hunker down amongst stimulating museum exhibitions

A Conversation With Daisy Mcgowan, Director of the Galleries of Contemporary Art, University of Colorado

With the holiday season rapidly approaching, we invite you to pull yourself away for just a few moments and join us for an inspiring sojourn to the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs where we’ll be talking with Daisy McGowan, Director of the Galleries of Contemporary Art (GOCA).

Our Conversation with Lynn Berkowitz at The Barnes Foundation

Today’s video blog is a very special one for many reasons.

First and foremost, to do this video interview, we got to visit the awe-inspiring Barnes Foundation and sit down with their Family and Community Programs Manager, Lynn Berkowitz who is an absolute delight to know and share time with.