The Hudson’s Bay Company Gallery, The Bay Centre, Victoria, British Columbia
Mystus transports the museum experience into a shopping environment with this unique museum-gallery that showcases the history of The Hudson’s Bay Company at Fort Victoria. The Hudson’s Bay Company Gallery represents a new height in Mystus’ Exhibit making experience and capabilities.
The Hudson’s Bay Company Gallery is a complete in-store museum that presents the fascinating history of the Hudson’s Bay Company at Fort Victoria. This unique Gallery brings the museum experience into a shopping setting through a series of exciting exhibits that share the origins, founding and growth of the Hudson’s Bay Company – “from fort to store”. Mystus combined our full range of exhibit-making products and services with extensive research and testing to create a fully interactive and impressive visitor experience unlike any other. The museum features a two-storey ‘Entrance Tower’ exhibit with original Mystus-produced video vignettes; three hand-held audio vignette kiosks; three interactive, life-sized ‘themed’ environments with human ‘Lifecast’ Mannequins including a Trading Fort, period Dining Room and Trader scene; interactive-modified artifacts including a radio and telephone; digital flip book archival catalogues and Beaver magazines; multi-language Quiz With object Highlighting; and a specially designed interactive map of Hudson’s Bay Company’s trading routes.
Date: September 25, 2003
Skills: active components, graphics, installation