An Introduction to Museum Accreditation

This short morning session is for non-accredited museums who are considering applying to Museum Accreditation to find what the scheme entails and whether it is suitable for your organisation.

The session will cover: 

  • Overview of the Accreditation Standard
  • The benefits of being Accredited
  • Who is eligible
  • How to apply (including timeframes)
  • Maintaining Accreditation

Session outcomes

After the session, you will:

  • Have a better understanding of the Accreditation Scheme for museums in the UK
  • Be aware of the benefits of being Accreditation
  • Understand who is eligible and why some organisations are not suitable for the Accreditation scheme
  • Know what’s involved in applying and maintaining accreditation
  • Know where to access further sources of advice and support



York Castle Museum, Kirk Room
York Castle Museum, Tower Street, York, England, YO1 9RY