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Embody history in HistoryMaker VR, a virtual reality content creation tool where users can perform as famous figures from United States history.

It is easy to use:

  • Set up the scene, choose a character, and select props.
  • Import your script, start recording, and perform!
  • Export your performance.
  • Edit with the software of your choice, and share

The application features eight diverse U.S. historical figures, spanning from the 1700s to modern day. (in chronological order)

  • Benjamin Franklin
  • Abigail Adams
  • Tecumseh
  • Abraham Lincoln
  • Harriet Tubman
  • Mark Twain (a.k.a. Samuel Clemens)
  • George Washington Carver
  • Sonia Sotomayor


  • Choose a scene and props to create your ideal performance. Get creative with the ‘green screen’ option, you can even add your own background later.
  • Sample speeches and activities are pre-loaded to get you comfortable using HistoryMaker VR.
  • Mirror Mode enables the performer to see exactly what they look like in VR and adjust their movements.
  • If you get stuck and need help, there’s a desktop complement made for educators and non-VR users to help the VR performer be successful.
  • Performers can review the video in VR before exporting the video. If another take is needed, the performer can jump right back in without deleting. After multiple takes, the performer can choose the best take to export.

For Educators:
HistoryMaker VR is the perfect complement for social studies, history, and civics classes in both middle and high school. This standards-aligned experience can be seamlessly integrated into classrooms. Lesson plans, sample activities, and implementation instructions are available for download.


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