For Museums
For Visitors

Artefact Project

The Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation has developed a special Platform of Interactive Guides based on augmented reality technologies. Every National Cultural Institution may join this Platform free of charge completely.
Register on the Platform

How Does Artefact Work?

Install Artefact app to see AR mode in action. Download the exhibition. Push the «Augmented reality» button and point your phone's camera at the exhibit to learn more about it!
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Points of interest
Explore Important Details.
Discover interesting facts
Augmented Reality
See the exhibition through the screen of your phone: discover initial sketches and item's condition before restoration
Exhibit Description
Read the articles written by museum professionals and become an art expert
Audio Guides
Tired of reading? Listen to a professional announcer

Artefact Platform features

Use the admin panel to easily create an augmented reality exhibition.
Points of interest
Describe interesting facts
or exhibit details
Reveal What is Hidden
Early sketches, restoration process, X-rays
Block Editor
Quotes, galleries, 3D rotations and other interactive features
Audio Guides
QR codes are no longer needed
Supports English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Japanese and Chinese

Advantages of augmented reality technology

QR codes are no longer needed
Identifies the exhibit from its image.
Expand your exposure options
Show visitors the early sketches or the restoration process without changing the design of the exhibition space.
Several levels of information presentation
Brief facts at points of interest, interactive articles for readers, audio guides for those who prefer to listen.
Museum Quest. Play and learn!
—   Several types of questions
—   Various passage options
—   Website Widget
ExampleThe Russian Museum has prepared an AR-quest based on the Igor Grabar virtual guide on the Artefact platform.

Museum Anywhere

Masterpieces from russian museums collections in your living room

Available on Apple iOS 12+
Portrait of the Actress Jeanne Samary
Pierre-Auguste Renoir.

The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts. Gallery of European and American Art
Available on iOS 12+ and Android 5+
Experience the possibilities of a mobile application with augmented reality technology. Artefact makes museum space more interactive and more informative.
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Artefact at the Museums of Russia

The Pushkin State
Museum of Fine Arts
The State
Russian Museum
The Grabar Art
Conservation Center

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To see AR mode in action:
  1. Install ARTEFACT app for 
  2. iOS or Android;
  3. Find and download the «Paintings in Details» exhibition
  4. Push the «Augmented reality» button and point your phone's camera at the painting;
  5. Watch what happens on your phone screen whilst you flip through the pictures.
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