Mythquest App, fun interactive AR adventure

Katherine Pearson | Director & Lead Producer |
The Great North Museum: Hancock logo is shown alongside a mythical dragon.
Mary, (Mythquests's narrator) steps out, surrounded by a mythical bird and dragons, on an adventure.
A drawing of the spider crab it presented to celebrate the unlocking of the prison spell.
Mythquest app icon

Download Mythquest from the app stores and visit the Great North Museum: Hancock to take part in an interactive augmented reality quest adventure for all the family.

To take part, you will need to visit The Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle.

Watch the augmented reality spider crab in action.

About Mythquest

Mythquest is a free augmented reality (AR) mobile app quest for families visiting the Great North Museum: Hancock in Newcastle.

The adventure is led by Mary Hancock, a member of the family who established the original Hancock Museum.  Mary who invites you to join her on a mission to free six rare mythical creatures trapped in prison spells.

About your mission

As Mythquest player your mission is to find enchanted amulets and release a collection of rare mythical creatures from a dastardly prison spell!

Guided by the app, you will follow clues to the location of enchanted amulets hidden throughout the museum. Once found, you can use the amulets to release the creatures and unlock your mythical AR rewards.

After your visit, these rewards will remain in your app so you can continue enjoying them at home.

Get ready

Download the Mythquest app before or during your visit and experience an interactive journey as you explore the museum and learn about myths from around the world.

Mythquest App Store QR Code

Scan the QR Code to find Mythquest on the App Store.

Mythquest Google Play QR Code

Scan the QR Code to find Mythquest on Google Play.


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