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UK Museums + Heritage Awards 2017

Museums + Heritage award winners 2017

Congratulations To All Our Winners And Finalists!

The winners were revealed at a packed out glittering ceremony on the evening of 17 May.

These Awards celebrate best practice within the world of museums, galleries, cultural and heritage visitor attractions, attracting hundreds of entries which battle it out to win one of 11 prestigious awards.

Following are the winners in all categories. For information on Highly Commended and Shortlisted entries visit the Museums+Heritage website.

Judges Special Recognition Award
Winner: The National Trust

Temporary or Touring Exhibition
Winner: The Novium, Chichester District Council, Tim Peake: An Extraordinary Journey

Volunteers of the Year Award – Team
Winner: People’s History Museum, Community Curators of Never Going Underground: The Fight for LGBT+ Rights

Permanent Exhibition
Winner: National Museums Scotland, Ten New Galleries at the National Museum of Scotland

Project on a Limited Budget
Winner: Hallaton in the Great War Research Group, Hallaton in the Great War – Tales of the Unexpected

The International Award
Winner: Helsinki City Museum, The New Helsinki City Museum

Marketing Campaign
Winner: 14-18 NOW, Jeremy Deller, Rufus Norris, National Theatre & Birmingham Rep, We’re here because we’re here’

Restoration or Conservation
Winner: The Fitzwilliam Museum and the Hamilton Kerr Institute, Restoration of Sebastiano’s Adoration of the Shepherds

Volunteer of the Year Award – Individual
Winner: Joint Winners Bailiffgate Museum, Mrs Jane Mann and – Museum of Oxford, Oxford City Council, Aaron Lee

Winner: Historic Royal Palaces, The Lost Palace

Educational Initiative
Winner: National Trust – Croome, Potter & Ponder: Sensory Experiences

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