Search functionality for the MAAS API can be accessed from this endpoint:

This url is a proxy for Elasticsearch (version 2.3), most GET and POST commands should work. Check out the Elasticsearch documentation here.


Search for ‘boats’ within our collection objects:

Search for ‘sherlock’ within our museum events:

Search for ‘membership’ within our store products:

Search for ‘star’ across all our types:

Access record by resource and id:[resource]/_search?q=id:[id]
(Replace [id] with an integer and [resource] with object, multimedia, narrative, product, event or program)

We’ll write up some more examples in the coming months.