D.H Lawrence Birthplace Accredited As A High Quality Museum

D.H Lawrence Birthplace Accredited As A High Quality Museum

03/07/2018 - EASTWOOD’S D.H Lawrence Birthplace Museum has received full accreditation by Arts Council England for their high quality standards to governance, managing collections and user experience.

Accredited Museum certificate on D.H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum pianoAccreditation is a national scheme run by Arts Council England and sets out agreed standards for UK museums in three key areas:

  • Governance – to show that we manage and plan the service correctly
  • Managing Collections – to ensure that we caring for the collections correctly and ethically on behalf of the public.  
  • Users and their experiences – to show that we have high standards of customer care and an inclusive learning environment.

Chair of the Leisure and Environment Committee, Councillor Shane Easom said: “It is a real honour that the Arts Council have recognised the high standards and dedication that goes in to running the museum. I’d like to thank the Museum Team whose hard work makes the museum such a fantastic attraction, as well as all of the people who continue to visit and support the Museum.”

“The museum receives overwhelmingly positive reviews on Trip Advisor, as well as glowing comments in the guest book from visitors from all over the world. I’d urge anyone to come and experience this gem of a museum for themselves” added Cultural Services Manager, Alex Khan.

The Museum is one of 1,800 museums who are part of the national scheme.

The D.H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum is open from Tuesday to Saturday in Eastwood, Nottinghamshire. Visitors are transported back in time to view the authentically restored Victorian miner’s cottage, home of the world renowned author.

D.H Lawrence Birthplace Museum
tel: 0115 917 3824