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The Oyster Bay Railroad Museum transports students back to a time when the railroad was Oyster Bay’s link to the outside world and traces its impact on the development of Long Island as we know it today. Educational programs offer students a fun day of hands-on learning and the chance to interact with history.
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ALL ABOARD THE OYSTER BAY RAILROAD MUSEUM WITH THEODORE ROOSEVELT
Theodore Roosevelt is your interactive tour guide for this immersive experience through history, available now through the Museum’s TRAR™ mobile app.
The TRAR™ experience is full of entertaining, educational, and little-known stories “told” by the 26th president through 3D augmented reality and voiced by the world’s foremost TR impersonator Joe Wiegand, renowned for his astonishing portrayal.
Hear Roosevelt’s first-hand memories of his presidential days, personal reminiscences, and cherished family moments. TR recounts tales of his Nobel Prize-winning contributions to international peace, private encounters with esteemed guests like Nikola Tesla and Thomas Edison, and pioneering efforts in embracing new technology of the day.
TRAR™ is the newest installment of the Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation initiative called Digital Tapestry™, a series of augmented reality experiences across Long Island that seeks to enhance visitor engagement with the region’s historical sites and museums. The app was developed by 360XR™, which specializes in historic content.