The Archive
for the Information Age.

The collections management and digital exhibition publishing tool chosen by leading museums, libraries, and cultural institutions around the world.

  • Beautifully-designed, award-winning user interface
  • IIIF Image viewer with Deep Zoom and Annotations
  • Archival Metadata Standards with DublinCore, VRA, METS/MODS, and more
  • Export to a static site or RDF at any time

You're in good company.

Cultural heritage specialists at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard University, The Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, and the Center for Hellenic Studies use Orpheus to preserve and share their cultural works.

Simply beautiful.

Admire your cultural works in a design system where content is king, and less is more.

Instantly findable.

Find your items quickly with a performant “fuzzy” search that finds things faster than you can say “Marco Polo”.

Extensive metadata.

You have all the tools to pack your items with metadata. Add as many descriptive properties to your items as needed. The sky’s the limit.

Packing a whole lot more.

All media inclusive.

Upload everything from text, PDFs, books, images, audio, video and 3D. Whatever cultural works you have, we’ll accommodate for them.

Organise into collections.

Neatly group items in any way you like. Each item can belong in multiple collections like “Household items” or “Featured works”.

Share it, or keep it private.

You have full privacy control of your data. You can either share it as a digital exhibition, or keep it only for yourself.

Linked Open Data built in.

Embrace the future of data sharing with out-of-the-box support for LOD, using VRA, DublinCore, or MODS standards.

Annotate your media.

Describe minute details in artwork or photographs. Annotations provide contextual information without getting in the way.

3D Virtual Tours.

Experience a space in full 360° whether on mobile, web or VR. By the way, we also have a 3D scanning offering.

Automagic tagging.

Less time spent on menial tasks. Upload a picture of a table and the tag “table” will be added automatically.

Automatic data export.

Yes, you can contact us for a full data export at any time, but that’s so 90s. Should be a click of a button.

Have an opinion on what we should focus on? We’re all ears.

  • Beautifully-designed, award-winning user interface
  • IIIF Image viewer with Deep Zoom and Annotations
  • Archival Metadata Standards with DublinCore, VRA, METS/MODS, and more
  • Export to a static site or RDF at any time