Explore Historical Artifacts Through 3D Modeling

My journey in learning how to 3D print started with downloading a file from Thingiverse so I could print in the Maker Lab right away.

These days there are more repositories and files online. People like you and me are remaking our favorite characters to share online, and museums are sharing scans of historical artifacts.

I picked out a few that are mind-boggling in the way they bring history and science to life digitally.

Or you can check out some models closer to home. Helios Visions, a drone mapping service, has captured a few familiar Chicago institutions, like the National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture and the United Center.