Our overarching goal is to create a thriving museum sector by raising standards, driving excellence, enabling and supporting people working in museums.

The Museum Development Network aims to:

  • ensure that everyone can experience and be inspired by museums.
  • ensure that excellence is at the heart of the museum sector.
  • support skills development for people working in museums.
  • support museums to deliver quality services for communities.
  • help museums manage their collections ethically and creatively.
  • deliver grant programmes to strengthen museum services.