Discover how the National Music Museum's collections are published online with eMuseum and see high-resolution images of one of the world’s finest musical instrument collections.

National Music Museum and eMuseum

Waltz inside one of the world’s finest musical instrument collections with eMuseum for the National Music Museum. Integrated with their website design through a look and feel customization, the NMM’s online collection displays their Arne B. Larson Founding Collection and instruments crafted before 1800 through in-depth object records.

Detailed object records are provided for each of the National Music Museum's musical instruments thanks to the eMuseum online collections software.

Every instrument’s detailed information is made available in its in-depth object record.

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Rodger Kelly
Deputy Director of Operations
National Music Museum

Established on The University of South Dakota campus, the National Music Museum hosts a world-class collection of over 15,000 instruments, hailing from across the globe and history. Showcasing a selection of these show-stopping treasures, their eMuseum site hosts detailed object pages, featuring drop-down options describing each item’s background, provenance, dimensions, and distinct markings.

Detailed object records are provided for each of the National Music Museum's musical instruments thanks to the eMuseum online collections software.

View of the Hardingfele violin’s detailed object page, including drop-down options describing its distinct markings, dimensions, description, and other relevant information.

See any instruments that caught your eye? Save them into your own personal collection with the My Collections feature, which encourages online users to curate and share their finished groupings.

The National Music Museum uses eMuseum's advanced search functionality to allow its users to easily find and view detailed object pages.

Users can save their favorite instruments thanks to eMuseum’s My Collections feature. They can then easily share their groupings.

Project Details

Client:National Music Museum, University of South Dakota
Location:Vermillion, South Dakota
URL:emuseum.nmmusd.org
Features:eMuseum API
My Collections
Project Type:Public-facing website

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