For Immediate Release 


Two Serious Games Designed for Museum / Visitor Center Education Win Awards 

in Annual International Competition  


TorontoOctober 11, 2023Two educational games developed for Museum / Visitor Center education have been cited for excellence in the 2023 International Serious Play Awards Program.  


A Gold Medal went to the following: 

  • Abenteuer Hanse – The European Hanseatic Museum has revolutionized its approach to education with the introduction of ‘Abenteuer Hanse.’ This innovative augmented-reality tour invites families, children, teenagers, young adults and individual visitors to embark on a playful and interactive journey through the rise and fall of the Hanseatic League. Developed as part of the “dive in. Program for digital interactions,” this engaging experience funded by the German Federal Cultural Foundation offers a versatile and immersive alternative to traditional museum visits, showcasing how digital, story-based learning can enrich cultural exploration. 


A Bronze Medal went to the following: 

  • National Hellenic Museum Greek American Journey – KDG partnered with the National Hellenic Museum (NHM) to launch an innovative digital program, the Greek American Journey, designed to connect visitors of all ages with immigrant stories. This interactive virtual learning experience combines storytelling and multimedia to engage participants in a meaningful exploration of history, preserving the memory of individuals and fostering a better understanding of the past. Located in Chicago, Illinois, the NHM continues to bridge the gap between generations through this engaging educational initiative. 


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