WikiCompass gets nearby Wikipedia articles and lets you view them in augmented reality. Simply hold up your phone and see what articles are around you.

A great companion while adventuring new lands, WikiCompass is by your side as your personal tour guide.

An active way for students to learn about the world while enjoying some fresh air, WikiCompass is a great way to take the class outside!

Ever wonder what that statue is in your neighbourhood park? Or how about that old interesting building you know nothing about that you see everyday on your way to work? Find out what it is with WikiCompass!

Is what you’re looking for not showing up or is incorrect? Wikipedia is editable by everybody! Do your part to update incorrect articles or add the ones you don’t find to improve the WikiCompass experience!

Discover the things around you with WikiCompass.

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Wikipedia content is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply.

The Wikipedia Wordmark and the Wikipedia 'W' icon are trademarks of the Wikimedia Foundation and are used with the permission of the Wikimedia Foundation. WikiCompass is not endorsed by or affiliated with the Wikimedia Foundation.

What's New

Version 1.0.2

Search for articles in all of Wikipedia's languages. More things to discover!

Ratings and Reviews

Fantastic Idea and use of AR

The Real Cinnabear

Saw this talked about on Reddit and thought I'd give it a shot. Glad I did. The idea behind it is genius and it's a fantastic use of AR...and a lot of fun.


Allez Interactive Inc
16.2 MB
Requires iOS 11.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, 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, and 10.5-inch iPad Pro Wi‑Fi + Cellular.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2018 Allez Interactive Inc.


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.