Carrickfergus Museum, located at Carrickfergus Museum & Civic Centre and the Andrew Jackson Cottage and US Rangers Centre have both been awarded Full Accreditation in July 2014. Further information on both museums can be found at http://www.carrickfergus.org/tourism/museum/. A new learning programme involving a Walking Tour of Medieval Carrick was piloted by Carrickfergus Museum earlier this year and will be one of the presentation's at NIMC's 'Spilling the Beans' event on 23rd Sept in the Somme Heritage Centre. Full details of this event are available at http://www.nimc.co.uk/news/article/224/.
13 August 2014
The Accreditation Scheme sets nationally agreed standards for museums in the UK. The scheme is administered by Arts Council England in partnership with CyMAL: Museum, Archives, Libraries Wales; Museums Galleries Scotland and the Northern Ireland Museum Council.