If you’re looking to visit museums and galleries the next time you’re visiting Europe, you may be interested in Museum-Tracker, an eBook directory that acts as a tour guide on the go—similar to
The application lists temporary exhibits and displays, cross-references details to the gallery staging the exhibit, and offers tips on buying advance tickets. There’s also a comprehensive directory of “significant” museums and galleries throughout Europe.
This service is arguably more useful than the nice-if-frivolous Boston Museum of Fine Art‘s mobile Web site, which offers downloadable wallpaper at a cost of $1.99 per download, or $4.99 per month for a set of six downloads each month.
The Museum-Tracker app costs $3.50 (US) for one week of access on any Web-enabled handset. To check it out or sign up, visit www.museum-tracker.com/mobile from your cell phone.