US Museum Accepts Cryptocurrency Payments – A major museum in the U.S. state of Ohio, Great Lakes Science Center is the latest place to start accepting payment in Bitcoin, partly as a way to encourage adoption and turn Cleveland into crypto- and blockchain hub.
The CEO of Great Lakes Science Center, Kirsten Ellenbogen, said the institution has decided to accept cryptocurrency. Therefore it can help to promote the growth of the local Blockchain ecosystem:
“There is a lot of excitement around the conference. Accepting bitcoin is just a small part of the momentum to grow a blockchain ecosystem in Cleveland.”
According to Ellenbogen, visitors can purchase admission tickets using cryptocurrencies and visit the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Glenn Visitor Center. The newly launched mobile app utilizes augmented and virtual reality to provide a new experience to visitors.
US Museum Accepts Cryptocurrency Payments – The integration of Bitcoin is the second major initiative of the institution following the launch of a new mobile application that utilizes augmented and virtual reality to allow visitors to better experience, study, and evaluates the work NASA is leading.
This is the third museum to accept bitcoin in the US. Museum of the Coastal Bend, St. Petersburg Museum of History in Florida and now, the Great Lakes Science Center are the three museums in the country that accept crypto as payment.
The integration of major cryptocurrencies, like Bitcoin, has become a new trend in the global market. The international user base of Bitcoin, as well as a rapidly growing number of cryptocurrency-using millennials. Hence frequently seek ways to transact using digital assets at stores and merchants, and the integration of Bitcoin. Which does not cost anything for the merchants, has become an efficient way of targeting consumers in the cryptocurrency market.