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Security in Museums – Keep the Bad Guys off our Heritage!

24th January at 10:00 am - 1:00 pm


This training session relates to Section 3.2 of the Museums Accreditation scheme, A risk assessment of security arrangements, which deals with the issue of security in museums. It covers arrangements for a museum’s:

staff, volunteers and visitors
stored and displayed collections
buildings and sites

Who should attend?

Volunteers and paid staff from museums which are Accredited, or working towards Accreditation, and who would like advice and support on the important subject of security.


What will you learn?

Andy Bulley will cover aspects of personal safety, the security of museum buildings and their collections, as well as the security of any shop or other retail areas.


Jo Moore will explain the Museums Accreditation requirements regarding security and give a brief case study from Wheal Martyn.

There will also be an update from the Cornwall Fire, Rescue and Community Safety Service


Session Leaders

Andy Bulley is a Devon and Cornwall Police Crime Prevention Officer. He has over 40 years of frontline policing experience. He gives support on all crime prevention and security issues to colleagues and the public.


Jo Moore, AMA, is the Curator at Wheal Martyn. She has a long and broad experience of working with a variety of collections, firstly with the National Trust and now with museums across Cornwall, to whom she provides support and advice on collections matters.


Tea, coffee and biscuits will be provided from 9.30am


Directions to Wheal Martyn can be found by clicking this link.


This training day has been provided by Cornwall Museums Partnership and funded by Arts Council England through the National Portfolio Organisation programme.



24th January
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Wheal Martyn Carthew St Austell, PL268XG United Kingdom
United Kingdom