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15th April 2013 Sara Lock

Resources by Museums Association

Museums as a catalyst for regeneration

Museums are now playing a role in community development and are increasingly becoming a catalyst for regeneration. They have become places that bring together different community groups, develop skills and address social issues. Somewhere the community can have a voice through collections relevant to them.

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The economic impact of museums and galleries

Make a strong case for your organisation with key facts about the economic impact of museums and galleries in this handy guide.

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How to build advocacy

This advocacy fact sheet is useful for all cultural marketers. Based on the Museums Association 'Love Museums' campaign, it outlines tips for how to raise your profile, improve communication and influence key stakeholders.

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Finding exciting new ways to improve the reach of museum collections

As museum collections continue to grow and stores become full, many organisations have had to refocus their approach and find new ways to broaden the reach of their exhibits. These have included long-term loans, loans boxes to schools, outreach projects and the professional sharing.

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Year on year rise in visitor numbers to UK museums and galleries

Research has shown that attendance at museum and galleries saw an increase of up to 17% in 2009. These figures and more are featured in this collection of research from sources including VisitEngland , The Economist, National Arts and Business Consumer Council, Northern Ireland Tourist Board, VisitWales and the Department for Culture, Media and Sport.

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The importance of museums and heritage to tourism

This article provides an overview of how Museums play a crucial role in the success of UK tourism by attracting millions of international and domestic visitors. The figures bring together key data from multiple sources such as the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions, Visit Britain, Deloitte and the Heritage Lottery Fund.

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