Legendary hoarder of everyone else’s stuff, the British Museum, has announced a superb collaboration with The Sandbox Metaverse. Soon, folks far and wide will be able to view their nation’s most treasured assets from the comfort of the virtual world.
Through the epic new partnership, The Sandbox and the British Museum will begin by recreating some of its most valued items in voxel form. Then, debuting these priceless artefacts within the Metaverse for folks across the world to discover and observe. Essentially, expanding the museum’s ethos of public access to a wider audience than ever before.
The arrangement promises more than just digital objects however, as The Sandbox and the British Museum have also hinted at a range of immersive experiences. Effectively, putting together a digital playground where visitors can learn about some of the most impactful events in world history. However, exactly how they will go about this is currently for The Sandbox and the British Museum to know, and for us to find out!
Immerse yourself in a world of history, art, and culture of the @britishmuseum 🇬🇧 as digital collectibles and metaverse experiences…inside The Sandbox!
In collaboration with @LaCollectionOffhttps://t.co/ksihwcbUFf
— The Sandbox (@TheSandboxGame) July 27, 2023
The British Museum and the Sandbox Unravel the Secrets of History
This first dip into the Metaverse for the British Museum comes courtesy of its licensing partner, the Web3 curation platform, La Collection. A high-tech digital agency designed to help some of the world’s biggest institutions bridge into the immersive domain of blockchain technology.
For almost 300 years, the British Museum has showcased the finest treasures from around the globe. These include, the Rosetta Stone, the Elgin Marbles, the Bust of Ramses the Great, cat mummies, and an Aztec double headed serpent. Now, thanks to this epic new collaboration, many of its items will be on display in The Sandbox for history buffs to engage with like never before!