Museum and Attractions POS System2019-06-11T21:08:59+00:00

The Only Attractions and Museum POS System You’ll Ever Need

Manage everything from admissions ticketing, to group sales, through one smart point of sale system made custom for museums and attraction venues. From flexible reporting to detailed tracking, NCR Counterpoint is offers countless front-counter and back-office features to help your operations run efficiently and profitably.

POS System for Museums, Museum and Attractions POS System

POS System for Museums, Attractions, and Exhibits

With NCR Counterpoint, we introduce a completely customized revenue management and POS system for museums. From culturally popular attractions like the Comic Con to prestigious and historical venues such as the MET, NCR counterpoint remains the first choice for a structured retail management solution. With a diverse range of functionalities ranging from location-independent management solutions to integrated remarketing options, NCR counterpoint proves to be one of the best point of sale systems for attractions and museums in the market. Here are some of the amazing features by NCR Counterpoint at a glance:

Manage events, general admissions, expos and more

Allow your customers to purchase admissions tickets at the booth or online, including online printing. Running a special student or employee discount program? Get notified each time the customer revisits with extensive customer information on your fingertips. NCR Counterpoint enables you in making sales a breeze for museums, attractions, theme parks, conferences, and more.

  • Explore Ticket Sales History By Customer Profiles
  • Group Analyze Ticket Sales Seamlessly With Integrated Options
  • Offer Custom Discounts Based On Customer History In Real Time

Visit our Museum Ticketing System demo page to see it in action!

EMV-Chip and PCI Compliant Payments

You can accept just about any type of payment type with our system, including EMV chip cards. NCR Counterpoint allows you to accept safe and secure payments from the latest EMV chip cards while protecting customer information with ease. Reduce risk and checkout times while increasing customer satisfaction with NCR Counterpoint’s integrated payment authorization and settlement features.

  • Authorize and Process Payments Securely and Fastly
  • Identify Credit Cards Quicker with Integrated Card Identification Services
  • Integrated Retail, MOTO, and Ecommerce Merchant Support

Powerful and Customizable POS U/I

Train volunteers and employees quickly with our intuitive and modern touchscreen button interface. NCR Counterpoint features large screen buttons and touchscreen-friendly lookup windows to make operations easier for all users. The immaculate touchscreen ticket entry buttons allow users to perform multiple actions smoothly at a faster time.

  • Simple, Easy-To-Learn Touchscreen POS Functionalities
  • User-Friendly Touchscreen POS Options For Easier Operations
  • Added Options To Integrate Hardware Devices

Inventory and Warehouse Tracking 

Manage thousands of products in real-time with unlimited customizations with the industry’s best museum POS system. Manage souvenirs and gift shop inventory in several different locations easily with over 40 different types of inventory analysis reports allowing you to maximize ROI and stock sales. NCR Counterpoint proves to be the best retail management solution for museums and attractions available globally.

  • Track and Manage Inventory at Multiple Locations
  • Increase ROI extensively with Smarter Inventory Allocation
  • Manage Variant Items And Analyze Seasonal Trends

Email Marketing & Custom Loyalty Programs

From integrated email marketing to effective loyalty programs, with our customized POS system for museums, we enable effective brand awareness. Set up multiple loyalty programs each with unique set of rules for customer loyalty points. Additionally, set up rules for customers to earn and redeem points directly from the point of sales system.

  • Customized Loyalty Programs For Targeted Customers
  • Integrated Email Marketing Solutions For Exclusive Discounts
  • Dynamic Customer Display For Upsells Directly On Checkout

Seamless Accounting Integrations

Integrate widely used accounting software smoothly with our customized POS system for attractions and museum. Transfer data between NCR Counterpoint, your General Ledger, and accounts payable software seamlessly a diverse range of third-party accounting packages. With direct accounting interfaces to popular accounting packages such as QuickBooks, SAGE 100 ERP, NCR Counterpoint is the perfect Museum and Attractions POS system that you’re looking for.

  • Excellent Integrated Accounting Interface For Faster Operations
  • Faster Integrations With Popular Accounting Software
  • Important Account Numbers From Your General Ledger Automatically

Learn more about our supported Accounting Platforms

WooCommerce, Shopify, and Magento Supported

Sell your admission and event tickets, souvenirs and gift shop essentials online with your eCommerce store? NCR Counterpoint is the perfect point of sale partner that enables you to sync valuable data such as product sales information, customer profile data, inventory information, and historical order information with your choice of eCommerce solution.

Increase customer satisfaction by sending in eCommerce orders to NCR Counterpoint for quicker fulfillment. With its detailed operational features, the NCR Counterpoint covers all areas from sales, to order fulfillment and even customer satisfaction making it a state-of-the-art POS system for museums and attractions.

The eCommerce platforms we integrate with include:

Robust Reporting Capabilities

Counterpoint’s extensive reporting capabilities and robust features ensure efficient organizational processes for some of the most recognizable and established museums globally. Manage ticket sales for several different locations, easily. Analyze ticket-history report that provides audited historical detail on admission ticket sales across a fixed tenure.

In-depth KPI Analysis

With NCR’s beautifully designed dashboard, keep a bird’s eye-view on all of your key performance indicators to increase admissions sales, membership subscriptions, and more. The dashboard even allows you to analyze group sales to enable you in creating bundle deals for products that are frequently sold together.

Dynamic Customer Loyalty Promotion

Advertise dynamically to customers and make upsells right at the checkout counter with NCR Counterpoint. Gone are the days when the checkout displays only showed the items being bought, their prices, and of course the grand total followed by a thankyou message. Counterpoint enables you to design a custom display graphic with its unique Counterpoint Customer Display Designer to help you promote the newest deals.

Running a BOGO (buy-one-get-one-free) offer, or maybe offering an exclusive discount to premium museum members? Display it on the customer display with a unique graphic to capitalize on your customer’s spend on the counter. Ready to remarket? Remarket to your customers easily with the built-in email marketing feature. Publish exclusive offers targeted to frequent visitors and recurring customers to achieve an improved ROI.

All customer and transaction data from the gift shop, and throughout the other retail points of the building, all feed into one central database. But of course, with excellent data management comes improved sales with the integrated customer loyalty management solutions making it a complete point-of-sale system for museums.

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POS System for Museums, Museum and Attractions POS System

Best POS Software for Museums

Centralized Museum Revenue Management System

Museums need a central system to manage sales at multiple revenue centers throughout a facility. Not only do they handle admissions, but have gift shops, concessions, rentals and membership programs. Counterpoint is able to centralize management of every function of the museum, plus track memberships, customers, group sales, and more!

Boost Museum Admission Ticket and Merchandise Sales

Effortless Online Data Management

Provide online admissions and reservations for events, tours, classes, parties and educational activities for your museum through our reservations and ticketing module. Allow your guests the freedom of checking availability, reserving activities or purchasing tickets online or on-site.

Beautifully Designed Website

Web pages are branded to match your brand’s look and feel for a streamlined, seamless purchasing process. Effortlessly manage online customer data along with on-site customer data with the diverse range of features offered by Counterpoint. With features to support every area of museum operations, NCR Counterpoint proves to be one of the most complete museum point of sale systems available in the market today.

POS System for Museums, Museum and Attractions POS System

Supercharge Gift Shop Operations and Sales

Museum-goers often find themselves immersed in the artwork, scientific discoveries, or other interesting features. From historic art lovers in museums, to die hard comic fans at the comic-cons, such attractions are home to fanatics that not only appreciate but passionately adore all diverse forms of art being displayed.

With excellent consumer and inventory data management, keep track of all sales and operations within Counterpoint. From what your customers are buying the most to whatever payment method they’re using the most, the system lets you compare all of your statistics side by side to create exceptional reports. Analyze in-depth statistics to explore the complete sales potential with maximum precision.

POS System for Museums, Museum and Attractions POS System
POS System for Museums, Museum and Attractions POS System

Point of Sale

Quickly train volunteers, seasonal workers, and booth operators with an intuitive touchscreen POS interface. The experts at NCR created counterpoint with focus on simplifying point of sale operations.

This is one of the many reasons why the NCR Counterpoint comes feature-packed with an arsenal of Point of Sale automation features, management tools, and reports but at the same time keeping it simple enough to be used by new users even on the first go.

NCR Counterpoint gives you the option to switch between traditional and touchscreen POS interfaces. Regardless of which choice you move forward with, Counterpoint allows your team to process sales, returns, orders, and layaways quickly and easily.

POS System for Museums, Museum and Attractions POS System

Smooth and Customizable Product Management

Need to add an item? There are a number of different ways you can do that with the NCR Counterpoint. Add an item to a ticket by simply typing in the item number, touching an assigned button, or even by scanning a barcode. The possibilities are endless with the NCR counterpoint.

Looking for an item? Add an item on the fly! It’s as easy just a few clicks. Got a variety of items from the same inventory? Things like these happen a lot at concession stands, gift shops and souvenir stands which result in a huge mess in the inventory management and of course the checkout process. NCR Counterpoint gives you a complete functionality to define gridded items where you can specify sub-characteristics of the same item once which can be used multiple times on several purchases.

Integrated Reservation and Payment Features

Accept an unlimited number of payment types, then process through a secure payment gateway, and print admission tickets at the point of sale (or online). NCR Counterpoint’s swift integrated payment authorization and settlement features enable to make faster transactions along with quicker and more secure checkouts.

Manage reservations and scheduling of events for schools, groups, and individuals online and onsite. Seamlessly operate at an off-site event with offline ticket entry, such as a fundraiser, and utilize portable kiosks. NCR counterpoint opens new horizons for museums and attractions all around the world to seize multiple sales opportunities maximizing business ROI while also enabling you to streamline operations all through one detailed POS platform.

Inventory Management System

Ideal for high-end inventory, serial number tracking provides a detailed record of each piece of merchandise-when it was received, what it cost, which customer purchased it, and when it was sold. All collected data is processed in real-time.

The experts at Counterpoint understand that your inventory proves to be the backbone of your business. Effective inventory management can not only help you control your costs but also provide minimized stockouts which in turn maximizes profitability.

Automated Purchase Orders and Location Based Data Management

Manage a plethora of inventory across different locations all on one data managed interface. From customer specific purchasing to automated POs, NCR Counterpoint offers unmatched inventory management solutions making it the best point of sales system there is to offer in the market. Whether it’s souvenirs,  admission ticket sales, or gift shop products, keep track of all orders and inventory seamlessly with the most complete point of sale system for museums on the planet.

POS System for Museums, Museum and Attractions POS System

Seamless Vendor Management

Easily view quantities to reorder based on current inventory levels, commitments, backorders, in-transit merchandise, open PO’s, desired stocking levels, vendor multiples, and/or vendor minimum order requirements. Out of inventory? Need a constant supply of gift shop inventory to keep the ball rolling? NCR Counterpoint allows you to complete automate your purchasing orders with ease. NCR counterpoint additionally enables you to allocate purchase across stocking locations securely. NCR also enables you to track historical purchase trends to forecast upcoming purchase orders in terms of seasonal demands for increased interest-based sales. Dynamically set minimum and maximum levels of purchase stocking easily with just a few clicks of the button. With a consistent purchase cycle, comes a huge variety of vendors. NCR counterpoint enables you to not only automate your purchase orders but to manage all of your vendors and vendor items. Easily compare and identify the lowest-cost vendor for each of the items.


We are now in love with the features of Counterpoint, and are always planning what to do next with all the features that are available.

We can offer over $100,000 in discounts yearly because of Counterpoint’s extensive report library, giving us a competitive edge.

Counterpoint enables you to track real-time sales and analyze how items are moving at each store.

Mike Spitzer, Bohme

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