Nelson Museum scoops national award

THE Nelson Museum in Great Yarmouth has been officially accredited by the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council (MLA). The MLA's Accreditation Scheme sets nationally agreed standards for all museums in the UK.

THE Nelson Museum in Great Yarmouth has been officially accredited by the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council (MLA).

The MLA's Accreditation Scheme sets nationally agreed standards for all museums in the UK. The Nelson Museum's award proves that it measures up, meeting the guidelines on how it is run, how it looks after its collections and the services it provides its visitors.

Curator Hannah Bentley said: “The accreditation award reflects the hard work of my predecessor, Faith Carpenter, and the support of our many dedicated volunteers. We're extremely pleased to receive this national recognition of our good work.”

Andrew Motion, chair of MLA, said: “Being awarded accreditation is an impressive achievement. It recognises the high standard and service that the Nelson Museum provides and acknowledges the hard work of the staff and volunteers.”


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