27 Museums APIs: Muselia, SOCH and Amsterdam Museum API

Matthew Scott, October 8th, 2013

Brooklyn MuseumOur API directory now includes 27 museums APIs. The newest is the Royal Albert Memorial Museum API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Brooklyn Museum API. We list 1 Brooklyn Museum mashup . Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of museums APIs.

In terms of the technical details, REST and XML lead the way. There are 22 museums REST APIs and 1 museums SOAP APIs. Our directory lists 19 museums XML APIs and 15 museums JSON APIs.

The most common tags within museums are 11 museums education APIs, 9 museums reference APIs and 6 museums UK APIs

On the mashup side, we list 3 museums mashups. We profiled the Dublin Museum Map mashup in May.

For reference, here is a list of all 27 museums APIs.

Amsterdam Museum API: Museum collection online

APPELLO API: EpiDoc encoded document information extraction service

British Museum API: Museum linked data service

Brooklyn Museum API: Museum online collection access

Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum API: Design museum collections database

Culture Grid API: UK cultural institution collection information service

DigitalNZ API: New Zealand metadata database

Europeana OpenSearch API: European museum collection metadata

Information Environment Service Registry API: Scholarly resource discovery and syndication service

LAARC Catalogue Search API: Archaeology museum catalog

Muselia API: Museum mapping service

Museum Victoria API: Online museum collection

Museumsvokabular API: German museum vocabulary retrieval service

National Maritime Museum API: Maritime museum online collection

Open Context API: Museum collection resesarch and reference service

Powerhouse Museum Collection API: Online museum collection and datasets

Raphael Research Resource API: Artwork linked data service

Reciprocal Research Network API: First Nations items research environment

Rijksmuseum API: Dutch art museum information service

Royal Albert Memorial Museum API: Museum collections data and image database

Science Museum API: British Science Museum data and services

SOCH API: Swedish cultural resource search service

Steve In Action API: Museum social tagging project

The Oxford Celtic Coin Index API: British coin collection images and data

Vesica API: Art collection management application

Victoria & Albert Museum API: Museum online collection access

Western Australian Museum API: Museum data service

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