Museums shortlisted for family friendly award

The Cardiff Story and the Dylan Thomas Centre among 10 museums shortlisted by Kids in Museums

Visitor numbers at London attractions stall

A number of large London museums saw visitor numbers drop last year

Scottish attractions see 15% rise in visitor numbers

The National Museum of Scotland tops list of most popular venues

Investment pays dividends for museum visitor figures

Alva visitor data shows that museums and galleries who invest in high-quality creative programming often attract more visitors to their sites

England’s nationals suffer fall in visitor numbers

London attractions hit by a lack of major exhibitions

MA sets up taskforce to tackle challenges facing museums

Inaugural meeting discusses Brexit, tolerance, sustainability and funding

The grass is always greener for rural museums

Larger museum services could learn from their collaborative approach

The conversation

How should museums respond to the participation gap?

Audience data boosts visitor experience

I hope what we’re learning will change organisational behaviour in visitor-friendly ways


Will the new Tate Modern extension change the way audiences think about contemporary art?


What are your new year’s resolutions for your museum?

The Friends of Museums

John Holt finds out how good neighbours become good Friends

International opening

Fifa World Football Museum, Zurich, Switzerland

International opening

Rivesaltes Memorial Museum, near Perpignan, France

International opening

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

Web and mobile

We review the latest websites and apps

Website and mobile

We review the latest websites and apps

Web reviews

We review the latest websites


Writing for Museums, Margot Wallace

Community matters

How Cornwall's museums are changing lives

Using technology to increase access

Scottish museums use touch screens, audio and computer game Minecraft

Discussion board

Museum Practice