More than 770 instruments from the RCM’s collection, including their photos, are accessible through the MIMO project. The MIMO database includes more than 55,000 instruments from collections all over the world.
Our interactive digital exhibitions feature many items from our collections, including pictures and recordings of many of our instruments. You can view the digital exhibitions at Google Arts & Culture.
The RCM Museum led MINIM-UK, a major international project in collaboration with the Royal Academy of Music, the Horniman Museum and Gardens, and Edinburgh University Musical Instrument Museum (MIMEd) to digitise ca.20,000 musical instruments from over 200 British collections.