We recognise that undertaking an application and successfully maintaining the national standard may be challenging. Support and advice has been developed and implemented across the UK, and is detailed below:
- Arts Council England
- Collections Link
- Collections Trust
- VisitEngland - for the Visitor Attraction Quality Assurance Scheme (VAQAS)
Accreditation advice in England is provided by the Arts Council's funded Museum Development providers for the period 2015-18. Please contact your local museum development provider or MDO for further information.
East of England
Please contact the Museum Development team at SHARE Museums East, Norfolk Museums Service:
Please contact Fiona Mitchell-Innes, working under contract to Museum Development East Midlands:
07807 504 654
Please contact the Museum Development team at the Museum of London:
Please contact Emma Chaplin, Accreditation Adviser for Museum Development North East:
0151 342 9651 / 0788 425 4351
Please contact Lynsey Jones, Museum Development Officer:
Please contact South West Museum Development:
0117 922 4653
Please contact Helen Thornton at Museum Development Yorkshire:
Support and advice is available from our partners at the Museums, Archives and Libraries Division of the Welsh Government. Contact: Ann Mansell.
Support and advice is available from our partners at Museums Galleries Scotland. Contact: Jenny Youngson.
Support and advice is available from our partners at the Northern Ireland Museums Council.