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Supporting Scotland's Museums and Galleries

Discover the wide range of opportunities and support available to the sector to help deliver the new strategy for Scotland’s museums and galleries.

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Museums Galleries Scotland (MGS) is the national development body for Scotland’s museum sector. We support 448 museums and galleries through strategic investment, advice, workforce development, and advocacy.

Impact of our work

Museums & Galleries
supported by us in Scotland
Recognised Collections
have been awarded Nationally Significant status
Accredited Museums
across Scotland meet the UK Museum Accreditation Standard
£6.7 million
In MGS Grants Funding
Awarded to museums and galleries in 2022/23
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Scotland's Museums and Galleries Strategy 2023-2030

Visit the Strategy Hub to discover the priority areas and outcomes of the new strategy for Scotland’s museums and galleries. Explore films, case studies, and other guidance to find out how the strategy will be delivered by MGS and the museum sector.

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