A message for museums & cultural institutions
Clio Muse Tours came to life in 2014 with the vision to generate universal cultural awareness and guide people in every part of the world, utilizing pioneering technology. Nowadays, we have created over 250 top-selling audio and skip-the-line tours as well as virtual tour experiences for both indoor and outdoor attractions in Greece, Italy, Spain, Turkey and the Netherlands.
We are a VC-funded IT company with a strong focus on tourism and the cultural sector. Our multi-faceted identity has enabled us to work together with the world’s largest online travel agencies and cooperate with leading cultural institutions in Greece and abroad in order to create top-rated cultural tourism experiences.
Our acquired knowledge and experience, as well as the strong network of partners we have built after years of collaboration with the leaders of the tourism industry, are fundamental assets in supporting cultural institutions to overcome the challenges of our times.
We use the power of technology to bring the world’s cultural heritage to the foreground of the global tourism industry.
Audio tours have transformed the way the public interacts with museums’ collections and have wide appeal to modern-day travelers. Clio Muse Audio Tours offer visitors a narrative to follow which will guide them through a museum’s halls and exhibition rooms unraveling the stories that make each displayed object unique
** No extra equipment is needed from the museum and the content can be easily updated by you
By combining our award-winning narrations with 360° photos we offer visitors the opportunity to discover landmarks and artworks from home while at the same time learn historical facts and information. Users can choose to stay on our designated tour path or follow their own virtual route based on their interests
** No extra equipment is needed from the museum and the content can be easily updated by you
We create personalized web pages and smartphone apps for your museum and your exhibitions. Our expertise and specialization in developing technologies for the promotion of cultural content guarantee an impeccable result tailored to your needs
We follow the social and technological developments of our times to help museums develop in order to maintain relevance and innovation. Boost your museum’s appeal by presenting your exhibits through an interactive screen and offer travelers a unique visit that is worth to remember
Any internet-enabled touch screen is compatible
Interactive maps enable you to present collections that span a wider geographical area and they can be used for presenting your collection’s origin. You can embed the interactive maps in the museum’s web page or on interactive screens
Find out what captivated your visitors’ interest during their digital tour and understand your audience better. This service will enable you to further improve your tours and acquire valuable statistics for your sponsors. All gathered data are anonymous and GDPR compliant
Educational Quiz Game is a multiple-choice quiz that can be integrated into any of our existing audio and virtual tours. A fun and at the same time educational feature that has significant commercial potential and can be used to help authors understand what captivated users’ interest.
How we do it
Clio Muse Tours’ team consists of historians, archaeologists and researchers, software and computer engineers, marketing and finance specialists, authors and copywriters. Even though each one of us comes from different backgrounds and specializes in different fields, our shared passion for culture and tourism, motivates us to join forces for delivering high-quality results and staying true to our commitments.
“Living reptiles and amphibians”
Goulandris Museum of Natural History is Greece’s largest museum of natural history and it is devoted to the study, the conservation and the protection of the natural environment. Since its foundation, it has mapped a pioneer route, a new rapprochement between man and the natural environment. In 2018, the museum organized an impressive exhibition of living reptiles and amphibians, featuring representatives from different continents all over the world.
Design and Development of Digital Content and Technology Tools that Present the Library’s Collection and History
On our first project which took place in 2019, Clio Muse Tour undertook the creation of a self-guided audio tour, which presents selected objects of the library’s valuable collections. For the 2020 project, Clio Muse Tours’ team created a digital chronological timeline that includes facts about rare publications of notable Greek authors and unravels the story of the composition of the library’s collection with material that was transferred from Paris and other European countries.
Alecos Fassianos – Vaggelis Chronis: Painting & Poetry
The B & M Theocharakis Foundation is a non-profit foundation and a cross between cultural center and museum. It is located in Greece and it is primarily concerned with music and fine arts, both in Greece and internationally. In 2019, the foundation presented an exclusive exhibition dedicated to the two famous Greek artists, Alecos Fassianos and Vaggelis Chronis. Paintings, drawings, engravings, objects from clay, bronze and glass by the great painter Alecos Fassianos, as well as manuscripts, letters, unpublished photos and first publications of Vaggelis Chronis, revealed their 30 years common route of continuous and restless creative action.
George Zongolopoulos: The Vision of Public Sculpture
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center is the largest and most well-known multifunctional and environmentally sustainable public space that offers a multitude of cultural, educational, athletic, environmental and recreational activities and events. The George Zongolopoulos Foundation is a public welfare, non-profitable organization, that was created by the Greek sculptor George Zongolopoulos. The Foundation holds all the works created by the artist and its main objective is the collection, presentation, promotion and study of the life and work of the Greek sculptor. In 2019, in collaboration with the George Zongolopoulos Foundation, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center organized the first exhibition exclusively dedicated to the Greek iconic artist's public sculptures, installed in Greece and other countries. As part of this exhibition, eight sculptures were on display in outdoor areas in the Ancient Agora and twelve more sculptures were exhibited at the 4th-floor of the National Library of Greece, supplemented by maquettes, constructions, drawings, videos, photos and interactive exhibits that place these sculptures in the context of the public sites where they have been installed.
Qi Baishi: Truthful Being of the Mysterious Orient
The B & M Theocharakis Foundation is a non-profit foundation and functioning as a cultural center and museum. It is located in Greece and it primarily focuses on music and fine arts, both in Greece and internationally. The Foundation in collaboration with the Beijing Fine Art Academy and its worthy staff members, whose aim was to advance the Academy’s work, presented the exhibition “Qi Baishi - Truthful Being of the Mysterious Orient”, featuring 126 artworks created by the world-acclaimed artist.
The Human Form in Greek Painting – 20th century
Continuing its successful collaboration with the National Gallery - Alexandros Soutzos Museum, the foundation presents an exhibition of masterpieces from the museum's vast collections, which allows viewers to observe the various transformations in the Greek painting of the 20th century. The exhibition features works by renowned artists including, among others, Yannis Tsarouchis, Dico Byzantios, Thalia Flora-Karavia and Dimitris Mytaras.
PLUGGY | Pluggable Social Platform for Heritage Awareness & Participation
Pluggy is a European cultural project with the purpose to support European citizens to shape cultural heritage and be shaped by it. Pluggy’s goal is to enable citizens to share their local knowledge and everyday experience with others. The project has various participants from all over Europe, including cultural institutions and digital libraries, building extensive networks around a common interest in connecting past, present and future.
Athens City Museum tour: King Otto’s First Palace
The Museum of the City of Athens Vouros - Eutaxias is located in Athens and it houses a wide range of Athens-related items collected by the famous art collector, Lambros Eutaxias. It includes antiquities, Byzantine art, sculptures, paintings, drawings, photographs as well as metal, glass and textile artworks. The museum was the first residence of King Otto and Queen Amalia in the Greek capital and displays the largest oil painting of Athens.
The 15 Cultural Routes of Ionia Motorway
Nea Odos is the Concession Company which has undertaken the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of the “Ionia Odos”, a motorway of an approximate length of 196 km spanning from Antirrioto to Ioannina. The project’s purpose was to promote the cultural heritage of the destinations that Ionia motorway passes through and create potential cultural routes and attractions for the travelers.