Case Studies

Pilgrim Trust Conservation Grant – Holst Birthplace Museum

Addressing and resourcing collections care at the Holst Birthplace Museum   The Holst Birthplace Museum shows what life was like for the composer Gustav Ho…

Pilgrim Trust Collections Care Audit – Herchel Museum of Astronomy

The Herschel Museum of Astronomy opened in 1981 and was taken over by Bath Preservation Trust in 2017. There is an administrator for the property and curatorial staff from Bath Preservation Trust a…

Pilgrim Trust Conservation Grant – Jane Austen’s House

Jane Austen’s House is an independent museum sited in the house where Jane Austen lived from 1809 until just before her death in 1817. An accredited Museum and registered charity, the Museum pres…

Pilgrim Trust Collections Care Audit – Malton Museum

Malton Museum’s main collections come from excavations that took place between 1925 and 1970.  The Museum also holds archaeological material from subsequent, smaller excavations. These collectio…

Pilgrim Trust Conservation Grant – Conserving Cromwell

The Cromwell Museum tells the story of the life and times of the soldier and statesman Oliver Cromwell (1599-1658) through the best collection of items relating to him. Founded in 1962 we are an in…

Incredible impact – Turner in Bridport

Emily Hicks, Director, Bridport Museum Trust explains the impact one amazing painting can have. In Summer 2019 Bridport Museum borrowed a J.M.W. Turner watercolour of Bridport Harbour, its a…

Understanding your audiences – Narrow Guage Railway Museum

Audience analysis doesn’t have to be expensive or overly complex. We spoke to Malcolm Phillips, Collections Manager at the Narrow Gauge Railway Museum about how they went about improving th…

AIM Hallmarks – The Gurkha Museum Trust

Gurkha Museum Brand Evolution The Gurkha Museum ensures the future of Gurkha Heritage by celebrating, honouring and promoting the history and culture of …

Developing new income streams – Tiverton Museum of Mid Devon Life

Tiverton Museum is a much-loved museum providing extensive displays on local history within the Mid Devon area, a schools’ programme and reminiscence service. The AIM Hallmark project buil…

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