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Research supporting the Review of Museums in England

DC Research has recently been analysing Arts Council England (ACE) and Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) data in support of research requests from the Review of Museums in England commissioned by the Department of Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS). This has involved: Assisting HLF in answering a specific research question about the impact of HLF capital funding on the sustainability of Continue Reading...

Assessing the Economic Impact of Eureka! The National Children’s Museum

DC Research is delighted to be supporting Eureka! The National Children’s Museum by carrying out an economic impact assessment of the contribution Eureka! makes to the local and regional economies of Calderdale and West Yorkshire. The study will assess the current impact of Eureka! as well as consider the potential future impacts of Eureka! under various development scenarios. This project Continue Reading...

AIM publishes DC Research study on impact of museum charging

AIM commissioned the study, ‘Taking Charge: evaluating the evidence’, and its accompanying guide for people running museums ‘Successfully Setting Admissions Policy and Pricing’ from DC Research, in partnership with Arts Council England and the Welsh Government. The aim of the research was to understand the experience of museums that have moved from free admission to charging, or vice versa, or Continue Reading...