Public ‘highly cautious’ about returning to museums

Confidence in whether an attraction can maintain social distancing is crucial in determining whether people will visit

Museums are most popular heritage attraction among young people

But almost a fifth of 18- to 30-year-olds say they never visit

Museum directors criticise “London-centric” reporting of visitor figures

Footfall down at some London nationals but on the rise elsewhere in the UK

Tate launches membership scheme for young people

Tate Collective includes £5 exhibition tickets and shop discounts

Visitors paying the price for museum funding cuts

Is charging £22 to visit a temporary exhibition the best route to self-sufficiency?

Museums reap rewards of investment programmes

Scotland and Northern Ireland experienced big rises in visitor numbers in 2017

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

Front-of-house staff need more opportunities

What talent are we losing by failing to nurture frontline workers?

When almost half of FoH staff feel undervalued, we need to ask why

Help us complete the FoHMuseums survey 2019

Accurate data on audience demographics is way forward

National and civic museums should have visitor democratisation as a fundamental goal

Striking a balance

Are we trying to do too much for too little?

Writ large

Visitor comment books divide museum professionals like almost nothing else

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

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

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