Museum of Gloucester reveals its plan to future-proof the venue

The Museum of Gloucester is setting out plans to future-proof the venue and create ‘the quality museum that a historic city like Gloucester deserves’.

Over the next five years, the Museum of Gloucester has big plans to help it recover from the Covid-19 pandemic and future-proof the venue.

The museum, which is run by Gloucester City Council, will make ‘fundamental improvements’ to its events, education and engagement offering as part of its new Museum Development Plan.

The plan includes aims to increase visitor numbers, help them make the most of their visit and connect people through shared experiences, such as social or educational activities, events and exhibitions.

The Museum Development Plan also commits to address social and environmental challenges including climate change and the Black Lives Matter movement.

It’s four priority areas are preserving the museum’s collections and helping the public engage with them; curating educational and entertaining public programming; making the museum accessible to the whole community; and ensuring the museum is sustainable.

Cabinet member for culture and leisure, Councillor Steve Morgan, said: ‘This is an ambitious five-year development plan that will help our museum grow and develop, making the most of our collections.

‘In a historic city like Gloucester we have a duty to ensure that we are working as hard as we can to engage visitors and to educate them about our fantastic city and I believe that the plan ensures we will be everything we can to achieve that.’

For more information, see Museum of Gloucester and visit

By Chloe Gorman

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Friday 19 March 2021

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