Explore Old North Church from Home
Old North Illuminated has partnered with UMass Boston to offer virtual 360-degree tours of the Old North Church’s crypt, gallery, bell ringing chamber and steeple. ONI and UMass are committed to making learning as accessible as possible, and these virtual tours allow people of all abilities from all around the world to explore Old North’s most unique spaces.
The tours below can be enjoyed on your computer, smartphone, tablet, or with a virtual reality headset.
Tour the Crypt
Tour the Gallery
Tour the Bell Ringing Chamber and Steeple
We would like to recognize the following staff from UMass Boston for their contributions to this important project.
David Martinez, UMass Boston Technovation PACE Apprentice, is responsible for all of the 360-degree photography and tour creation
Special thanks to:
Dr. Maryann Brink, Senior Lecturer II, History Department
Zack Ronald, Manager of the IT Technovator
Dr. Joseph Berger, Provost and Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs
Dr. Heidi Gengenbach, Chair of the History Department
Ray Lefebvre, CIO and Vice Chancellor for IT
Apurva Mehta, Associate CIO for IT
John Mazzarella, Assistant Chancellor, IT Client Services
Linda Sudlesky, Sr. Instructional Designer, IT Ed. Tech and Learning Commons
We would also like to thank Dr. Pratima Prasad, Interim Dean of the College of Liberal Arts, who oversaw the CLA Pedagogical Innovation Grant Awards for 2022. The Innovation Grants help faculty find new ways to incorporate new technology and pedagogy in the classroom and in the wider community. The grant allowed the UMass Boston team to acquire the appropriate technology to make this project possible.