ROEBLING MUSEUM LAUNCHES GRANT
The Roebling Museum has recently launched a new grant-funded website aimed at promoting the history and legacy of John A. Roebling, who was an engineer and inventor best known for designing the Brooklyn Bridge. The museum’s new website is designed to be more user-friendly, informative, and engaging than its previous iteration.
Key New Features
One of the main features of the new site is an interactive timeline that highlights key events in John A. Roebling’s life and career, as well as significant developments in wire rope technology. Visitors can explore different periods in time through text, images, audio recordings, videos, and other media formats.
In addition to the timeline feature, the website also includes a virtual tour of the museum’s exhibits and collections. Users can browse through various galleries that showcase artifacts related to John A. Roebling’s work on bridges, suspension cables, aerial tramways, elevators, telegraph lines and other engineering projects.
Focus on Education
Another notable aspect of the new site is its focus on education programming for students from kindergarten through college levels. Teachers can access lesson plans tailored to specific grade levels that align with national standards for STEM (science-technology-engineering-mathematics) education.
Online Tickets and Merchandise
Moreover, the website provides information about upcoming museum events and buy tickets online.The visitors could also book tours or plan visits accordingly, as well as visit the online store to buy Museum themed merchandise.
Overall,the launch of this grant-funded website represents a major milestone for the Roebling Museum as it seeks to expand its reach beyond traditional audiences while preserving important historical knowledge about one of America’s most influential engineers/inventors whose contributions have been shaping our society even today!