Highlights 26 treasures from each of England, Scotland and Wales, and examines what they mean to the people.
Agricultural Museum Brook
Kent based museum displaying items of an agricultural interest such as steam engines, farming machinery and oak barns. Offers images, school trip and an overview of their collection.
Art Fund Prize
Annual award of £100,000 awarded to a UK museum or gallery for innovation and excellence. Contains news, podcasts and information on current and previous winners.
The Bakelite Museum
Somerset museum housing the largest collection of vintage plastics in Britain housed in a picturesque historic watermill.
Birmingham Proof House Museum
A historic firearms museum that dates back to 1858 founded by a retired police officer. Includes collection details with visiting information.
The British Museum
The national museum for the whole of the UK, with wide ranging collections covering history and cultures of the world. Includes a guide for visitors, with information about their international partnerships, conservation, research programmes, and touring exhibitions.
The Clockmakers Museum & Library
Providing details of a British clock and clock making museum located in London that was founded in 1817. Provides collection details and visiting information.
An online database of information about more than 6,000 collections in the UK's museums, galleries, archives and libraries. Offers searches by subject, period, place, or culture.
Cultural Property Advice
Advisory service offering a guide to collecting, buying and selling art, antiques and antiquities. Includes sections for the trade, the public and public collections, news and support materials.
Think tank which concerns itself with the UK cultural sector and its future. Includes downloadable reports covering topics such as museum technology, museums and mental health and how museums and galleries can further tolerance.
Providing details and locations of more than 70 museums in Devon covering trains and shipwrecks through to farming and industrial life.
The Dog Collar Museum
An unusual but unique collection of historical dog collars with more than 100 collars on display inside Leeds Castle.
The Guardian: Unusual Museums
Providing details and images of some of the more obscure and unusual museums in England including a gnome reserve in Devon and Louis Tussaud's in Norfolk.
The Happy Museum Project
Examines how the UK museum sector can respond to the challenges presented by the need for creating a more sustainable future.
Heritage Open Days
Annual voluntary cultural event which celebrates England's architectural heritage by opening interesting properties that are either not usually open, or would normally charge an entrance fee; with programme, news, and contacts.
Scotland's oldest public museum and home to one of the largest collections outside the National Museums. Includes a guide to its collections and exhibitions, events, and contacts.
Kids in Museums
Aims to be the voice of family museum visitors across the UK. Contains information on awards, projects and current issues.
London's Quirkiest Museums
Highlighting some of the lesser-known museums located throughout London including the British Optical Association Museum and the Grant Museum of Zoology.
Milton Keynes Museum
A home and country life museum highlighting the past of Milton Keynes and its changes since the 1960's.
A fascinating Somerset museum displaying nostalgic television and radio artefacts. Includes collection details and future exhibitions.
Museums and Galleries Month
Annual UK-wide celebration of museums and galleries held in May. Overview and information for organisers as well as what's on and news.
National Museum Wales
The country's national museum service. Includes a guide to their museums celebrating the heritage of Wales, with information about collections, research, exhibitions, services, and locations.
National Museums Northern Ireland
The national museum service, responsible for four museums celebrating the history, culture and people of Northern Ireland. Includes details of locations and collections, visitor guides, and information about their education services and research.
National Museums of Scotland
The country's national museum service; includes details of the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh, and their other specialist museums around the country. Includes a guide to their collections, exhibitions, research, and education services.
Rochdale Pioneers Museum
Preserves the original store of the Rochdale Pioneers, birthplace of the modern co-operative movement. Includes a visitor guide and resources.
Royal Albert Memorial Museum
Collections that tell the story of Exeter and Devon from the prehistoric to the plus world cultures and natural history collections of global exploration and collecting in the 18th and 19th centuries.
The Stained Glass Museum
Located within Ely Cathedral and telling the story of stained glass with exhibitions, lectures and events.
The Telephone Museum
A fascinating museum in Milton Keynes highlighting the history of the telephone with collections including exchanges and switchboards.
Tyne & Wear Museums
Information about eleven museums and galleries in the north east of England, each with their own unique collections. Includes exhibition and event programmes, archaeology department, and education services.
Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd
Providing tours and highlighting the history of bell making in Whitechapel that dates back more than 500 years.
High Wycombe museum with displays relating to photography, social history, furniture and art with a famous collection of Windsor chairs.