This is the official app of the exhibition China's Terracotta Warriors: The First Emperor's Legacy at the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, February 22 – May 27, 2013. Witness Terracotta Warriors and other ancient objects come to life. The app uses augmented reality (AR) to superimpose 3D objects onto real space.

The main feature of this app is the Augmented Reality (AR) viewer.

-- Note --
You need Image Markers to be recognized by the app to generate the AR experiences.

-- Features --
View through your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch camera, an animated life-sized 3D terracotta warrior, and many others!

Find information on the exhibition, pricing information, directions and opening hours.

View your AR, take a photo and upload it to Facebook.

What's New

Version 1.1

Minor bug fixes.

Ratings and Reviews

1.9 out of 5

12 Ratings

12 Ratings

Asian Art Museum- Terra Cotta (Not) App

Roxys precious

Nice attempt but really slow and shallow. I expected to get a little more info on the exhibit sculptures and history, especially since I just got tickets to see it. 3-D generated replicas that represent what you already imagine the object to do: ie, bell gongs. Why?? What about the why and who rang it? What was the history behind it? How about an interactive map of the exhibit? Or audio narrative of the relic (or text for that matter?)

For a museum to have such an amazing exhibit that people rarely get to see, I'd hope that in the future, your curators would request apps be more informative and helpful. I can't tell if this was supposed to be for kids or adults as neither audience would be satisfied with the content.

Pretty pointless


Not informative in any way, and not much in the way of entertainment either. I used the app to entertain an eight-yr-old and a ten-yr-old (who are very hungry for knowledge AND cool technologies) for roughly ten seconds. Considering someone spent actual money to have this app produced for the museum, I am in awe. What an atrocious waste of money, time, and manpower. The app serves one purpose: as an advertisement for a development shop that does one nifty trick. Too bad that one trick is useless without a healthy does of additional content, and other tricks.


Studio H

We downloaded this for our 6 year old in anticipation of our visit to the museum tomorrow. There was nothing other than telling us the hours for the exhibit that was even remotely helpful. A simple Google search will get you far more information than this app.


Magma Studios Pte Ltd
30 MB
Requires iOS 3.1.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4s, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPad 2 Wi-Fi, iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G, iPad Wi-Fi (3rd generation), iPad Wi‑Fi + Cellular (3rd generation), iPad Wi-Fi (4th generation), iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (4th generation), iPad mini Wi-Fi, iPad mini Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air, iPad Air Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air 2, iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 3 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular, 12.9-inch iPad Pro, 12.9-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular, 9.7-inch iPad Pro, 9.7-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad (5th generation), iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (5th generation), 12.9-inch iPad Pro (2nd generation), 12.9-inch iPad Pro Wi‑Fi + Cellular (2nd generation), 10.5-inch iPad Pro, 10.5-inch iPad Pro Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPod touch (4th generation), iPod touch (5th generation), and [?]
Age Rating
Rated 4+
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