Museums and Galleries

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport written question – answered on 7th June 2018.

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Photo of Yvette Cooper Yvette Cooper Chair, Home Affairs Committee, Chair, Home Affairs Committee, Chair, Home Affairs Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the Answer of 4 June 2018 to Question 147813 on Museums and Galleries: Closures, if he will publish the (a) names and (b) postcode locations of the 29 museums which gained museum accreditation from Arts Council England in 2017-18.

Photo of Michael Ellis Michael Ellis The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

The following 29 institutions gained full accreditation under the Museums Accreditation Scheme administered by Arts Council England in the twelve months between April 2017 and April 2018.

Museum

Postcode

ONS region

Museum

Postcode

ONS region

Museum

Postcode

ONS region

1

Winterbourne House and Gardens

Birmingham B15 2RT

West Midlands

11

Lutterworth & District Museum

Lutterworth LE17 4DY

East Midlands

21

Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre

Lifton PL16 0AT

South West

2

Bovey Tracey Heritage Centre

Newton Abbot TQ13 9GP

South West

12

No. 42 Market Place

Bishop Auckland DL14 7PB

North East

22

New Hall Art Collection at Murray Edwards College

Cambridge, CB3 0DF

East of England

3

Grampound with Creed Heritage Centre

Cornwall TR2 4QS

South West

13

Elliott's Store and Museum

Saltash PL12 6JQ

South West

23

Axminster Heritage Centre

Axminster EX13 5AH

South West

4

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Whitchurch RG28 7AL

South East

14

Corby Heritage Centre

Corby NN17 1UU

East Midlands

24

Dundee Museum of Transport

Dundee DD1 3LA

Scotland

5

Swannington Heritage Trust Museum

Leicestershire LE67 8QU

East Midlands

15

Powis Castle

Welshpool SY21 8RF

Wales

25

Iona Abbey Museum

Isle of Iona PA76 6SQ

Scotland

6

Museum of the Royal Regiment of Scotland

Edinburgh, EH1 2NG

Scotland

16

Westray Heritage Centre

Orkney KW17 2BZ

Scotla nd

26

Jedburgh Abbey Visitor Centre

Jedburgh TD8 6JQ

Scotland

7

Cowbridge & District Museum

Cowbridge CF71 7DD

Wales

17

The Scottish Crannog Centre

Aberfeldy PH15 2HY

Scotland

27

Britannia Museum

Dartmouth TQ6 0HJ

South West

8

Metheringham Airfield Visitor Centre

Lincoln LN4 3WF

East Midlands

18

The Brickworks Museum, Bursledon

Southampton SO31 7HB

South East

28

The Hockey Museum

Woking GU21 6BL

South East

9

Bilsthorpe Heritage Museum

Newark NG22 8QY

East Midlands

19

Dunkirk Mill Museum

Nailsworth, GL5 5HH

South West

29

Weymouth Museum

Weymouth DT4 8TR

South West

10

Kingswood Heritage Museum

Bristol BS30 8XT

South West

20

Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum

Woodstock OX20 1SN

South East

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