Large touchscreen computer monitors have become normal features of modern offices. It gives a feeling of real-time interactivity when you are in front of your monitor. It gives you the environment as if you were in front of the screen yourself. If you can see the screen, then it is of course a computer monitor. In fact, it can be more than just a computer monitor as it can replace your cathode ray tube monitor, your CRT monitor, LCD monitor, plasma screen or any other monitor.
The new large touchscreen computer monitors in the Netherlands’ largest museum, the Anne Frank House, are tuned into the new electronic age for a worldwide public that has increasingly been jaded by instant information and instant visual gratification on the internet. So the Amsterdam Maritime Museum today has many video scenes, sound clips, TV personalities with voices telling stories, an almost infinite collection of water color paintings, 3D objects, the splash of water, animated characters, color patterns, lighting and many other live visual effects. These are not abstract paintings but are very life like images from the World War II. In fact the museum has several sites where you can go close to actual objects from the time period. For instance, there is a display that is based on the Buoyancy of a Ship, a display of the German Frigate Deutics and a section on Dutch Shipping.
There is also a section on the East Wing that explores the impact of the Dutch East India Company upon local culture. This is a fascinating look at how the Dutch used art, science, commerce and government to impact their world and our own world. Another section gives you background data on the Trait of Royal Netherlands Indies. In this section you will find the description of the Royal Dutch Empire, a brief history on the years of exploration, the rise and fall of the Netherlands, a description of their shipping trade, the development of the navy and finally a description of the four major voyages that shaped the future of the Netherlands.
The third section gives a history of the city of Amsterdam. You will be able to view amazing buildings such as the Anne Frank house. While in Amsterdam you may also want to check out the beautiful Anne Frank House Museum. This museum has an extensive collection of relics and artifacts that you can view on a large touchscreen computer monitor. Here you will find some of the most interesting and unique items relating to the golden age of the Netherlands.
Part four brings together your travel plans with your museum experience. The museum gives you a unique opportunity to travel through time. You will go back through the dark ages of the ancient world on a large touchscreen computer screen that projects life as it existed in the time of the dark ages. In this section you will see the rise of Christianity and the fall of the Roman Empire. Through historical footage you will be able to view how the two civilizations reached the stage that they are at today.
For those of you who want to view art history, there is the Dutch National Art Gallery. The museum consists of over one hundred and fifty art works. The permanent exhibition hall, The Rijksmuseum, houses more than one thousand paintings. The museum is the home of some of the most famous paintings by Rembrandt, frescoes by van Gogh and others. If you enjoy viewing art, then this is a perfect place for you.
Your last stop on your journey to Amsterdam is the Anne Frank House museum. The house was built in 1940 and is one of the biggest repositories of her belongings. The museum is managed and owned by her family. Here you will view some of her manuscripts and some of her autographed work.
You will certainly be entertained and inspired by all of the exhibits that you will see at this part of the city. The museums in Amsterdam cover a wide range of subjects including Dutch science and technology, painting, architecture, photography and the 17th century. There are also several libraries that you can access. These include the Central Museum, The Van Gogh Museum, The Museum of Ephemerata and the Anne Frank House.