Create An Inspiring Mobile Experience


Enrich your visitor experience with an interactive app that users can access directly on their cell phones and web-enabled devices. OnCell has an extensive range of options to make your mobile app stunning and unique. Explore some fo the features we offer or peruse inspiring mobile projects created by our clients.

  • Orient Your Visitors

    GPS-enabled mobile phone tours have a location-awareness feature that helps create a custom experience for your visitors and physically guides them around the parks and gardens. Smart street maps integrate with Google® Maps and are ideal for walking tours, biking tours, and driving tours.

  • Gather Valuable Data

    OnCell mobile tour apps deliver valuable real-time analytics about your park visitors and allow you to create surveys for immediate feedback.

  • Provide the Most Current Information

    OnCell provides a unique web app that is updated in real time. Your tourist app is never stale; if something changes or moves, updates to the app are done in real time.

  • Provide Multiple Languages

    Multi-language support allows you to reach more visitors and serve international travelers.

  • Appeal to Many Visitors

    Take advantage of the technology that your tourists are already carrying. OnCell tours work on ANY device with a web browser and can be published as native iPhone® or Android® apps at a fraction of the price of developing one from scratch. No need to worry about what kind of mobile phone your visitor is carrying, OnCell works on them all.

  • Integrate Your Sponsors

    Fund or monetize your app or other projects with sponsorship and advertiser integration, which can be branded directly into your app.

Customer App Examples

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

New York City, NY, United States

To celebrate the reopening of their American Wing, the world-renowned Metropolitan Museum of Art teamed up with Green Door Labs and OnCell to develop an interactive mobile game called "Murder at the Met: An American Art Mystery". The smartphone app leads visitors on an investigative journey through the Museum. 

In the game, the mysterious Madame X has been murdered! Sleuths must use their smartphones to explore museum objects and interview suspects and witnesses to discover who the killer was, the weapon that was used, where she was murdered, and why. 

This game is an amazing example of the flexibility and power of the OnCell mobile platform. The app won a 2013 Bronze Muse Award in the Games and Augmented Reality category.

The Strong National Museum of Play

Rochester, NY, United States

Meet history’s playful side at The Strong—the nation’s museum of play! Discover two floors of vibrant, interactive exhibit spaces and the world's most comprehensive collection of toys, dolls, board games, and electronic games. Be guided with the app through a whole lot of educational, entertaining, and unforgettable intergenerational experiences.

The app contains self-guided artefact tours, as well as an events calendar so you make sure you don’t miss out on any of the fun. The app is available in English, French and Chinese.

NPS Saratoga National Historic Park

Stillwater, NY, United States

Saratoga National Historic Park partnered with OnCell to launch their newly redesigned mobile tour app. Our teams worked closely together to create a custom branded app to achieve the iconic National Park Service look and meet their strict design standards. The self-guided audio tour serves to educate visitors about the pivotal 1777 Battles of Saratoga during the American Revolutionary War.

The app features over 30 points of interest, including images and an audio tour for the battlefield. An additional hiking trail tour provides an immersive soundscape with two distinct paths, one for adults and a student-narrated one for children. Visitors can discover points of interest with location aware GeoAlerts and GPS-enabled maps.

Escalante Interagency Visitor Center

Escalante, UT, United States

The Escalante Interagency app will help you plan and navigate a trip through the vibrant landscape of the Escalante area. The app will make for easy exploration of the Escalante Canyons and Scenic Byway 12 regions of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Dixie National Forest and Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. Use the app to get information on safety, campgrounds, hiking, scenic drives, and points of interest right to the palm of your hand.

El Yunque National Forest

Rio Grande, PR, United States

The official app of the El Yunque National Forest this app provides exclusive tours and content created by El Yunque's educational Interpreters and Rangers. Featuring audio, image galleries, historic imagery, and GPS maps, the app tells the story of the rich El Yunque landscape through the eyes and words of those dedicated to preserving it. In addition to a mobile tour, use this app for easy access to valuable visitor information, including location and way-finding information, alerts and events, and recreational opportunities. A GPS map allows visitors to explore our forest and locate nearby points of interest while a static area map also helps orient you when connectivity is not available. 

Calico Rock Museum

Calico Rock, AR, United States

Explore Calico Rock! By downloading the app and participating in the activities users can earn badges to unlock anything from a free ice cream to museum discounts. Serving as the perfect travel companion the app grants you access to everything from fishing guides to recommendations on where to stop for gas. 

Cultural Tourism DC

Washington, DC, United States

OnCell converted five audio walking tours of downtown Washington DC into a GPS-based mobile web app. Visitors to DC can get off the National Mall and explore some of the lesser-known historic sites around town - no matter what kind of mobile device they own.

Cultural Tourism DC is promoting the app with QR codes around the city. Users can scan the codes and launch the app instantly to learn about where they are standing.

City of Sacramento

Sacramento, CA, United States

Anytime Tours presents the Sacramento app equipped with two full tours and mapping features to help you delve into the rich and exciting history of the Golden State's capital city any time, from any place. With the app you can take a stroll through the Old Sacramento Waterfront or the Historic City Cemetery with tour guides Pete and Ruby, or explore places and sites on your own at your own pace.