Bot for museums
Experimental telegram bot for museums.
AjaibgharBot is a bot for Telegram that lets you search museum objects.
Also if you share your location, it sends you the name of a museum nearby.
The bot currently accesses the database API of the Rijksmuseum, the Cooper Hewitt Museum and the Brooklyn Museum. It is a very basic word search program which returns an object/artefact from one of the three APIs
If you share a location with bot, shares a museum address that is nearby. This is a bit glitchy because shops/vendors can mark themselves as museums.
Was keen to understand why museums have opened up their databases through APIs. I have not come across anyone using it in third-party apps and such. Please share links if you have. There is an interesting post by Cooper Hewitt technology team on The API at the centre of the museum. What more can be done with the available APIs?
Ajaibghar is the Punjabi/Urdu word for Museum.