South Western Federation of Museums and Art Galleries


For further information on Accreditation as a new applicant, or a returning museum, please access advice through the following organisations:

South West Museum Development is the technical advisor for Accreditation in the South West of England and provides support for new applicants, Accreditation returns and Accreditation Mentors. To access further information or to request support from the Technical Accreditation Advice service please visit

Collections Trust is where you can find trusted resources that support the UK Museum Accreditation Scheme. They have been brought together by the UK Accreditation partners, together with the museum development providers that support UK museums. The recommended resources are reviewed to make sure they stay current

For information on the UK Accreditation Scheme along with access to the Accreditation Standard documents and scheme statistics please visit Arts Council England at