National Museum of the Great Lakes

The Great Lakes region’s intriguing past and the mystery and power of the lakes themselves inspired Monadnock’s work for this museum.

Hilferty & Associates
Toledo, OH, USA
12,000 sq. ft.

Media Master Planning

Media Experience Design & Production

Digital Interactive Design & Development

Tech Systems Design & Oversight

American Alliance of Museums MUSE Award Winner

Dive to the Edmund Fitzgerald

Digital Interactive

Visitors pilot a virtual submersible through a 3D underwater environment to investigate this infamous Lake Superior shipwreck.

A Powerful Force

Orientation Theater

Vivid imagery projected on a large curved screen with a rear-lit topographic map below combines with sound and lighting effects to create a powerful orientation experience.

Queen of the Lakes

Digital Interactive

Maps and period news articles provide clues to help visitors locate shipwrecks at the bottom of Lake Ontario in this interactive exploration.