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If you are planning to start a new museum, we have information on strategic thinking, planning and a checklist for building projects. If you are looking for information about legal compliance, taxation obligations and best-practice, try our Organisation management resource page.

Strategic planning for Museums and Galleries
This fact sheet unpacks what's in a Strategic Plan and explains how to prepare one.

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Checklist for New Museum Building Projects
This is a resource from Museums Galleries Scotland about new building projects. It covers everything from the building, the needs of the collection and management and costs.

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Planning a new museum
This M&G fact sheet is is a checklist of important things to consider if you are planning a new museum.

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Just because it's old: museums and galleries in heritage buildings
This publication will help you understand the issues involved in setting up a museum or gallery, and the problems and the advantages of using an old or…

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