Here’s a link to the engine used for the virtual exhibition last year that you can view below. There is a small snippets of code added to it to allow video playback and for slight changes to the opening page which can be discussed if neccessary.
The envirnment was created suing Autodesk Maya but 3ds max, blender or any 3d programme will work. All autodesk software is available for students to download from: http://www.autodesk.com/
Just look for the student software section and follow the instructions.