The Family Friendly Award

This award will be made to a museum or heritage organisation that has introduced new ways to make families welcome in their museum, or through their outreach work.

For example, this might include; new activities, interactive-displays, spaces for noisy visits, push-chair parking etc. In your application please explain how you tell people about your family offer.

The award will recognise good practice in providing family friendly spaces, activities and services. For inspiration please refer to the Kids in Museums Mini Manifesto.

The activity must be a new area of work for your organisation, and have started after 1 January 2016.

This award is only open to smaller organisations; those that are volunteer run organisation, or have less than 2 full-time equivalent members of staff.

Museum / Heritage organisation*

Contact name*

(name of contact person for the organisation)

Contact’s position in the organisation*

(e.g. trustee / curator / steward / secretary etc.)

Contact phone number*

Contact email address*

Is your organisation volunteer run?

If not, please answer additional question below.

Please confirm that your organisation has less than 2 full time equivalent members of staff

Title of your Family Friendly activity

Description of your Family Friendly activities

Please describe your initiatives using questions 1-4. Please remember to include relevant background information so short-listers can judge the impact of your project.

What family friendly activities and services have you introduced?*

(no more than 150 words)

How do you advertise the new family offer?*

(no more than 150 words)

Why was this project important?*

(no more than 150 words)

How did this project make a difference?*

(no more than 150 words)

Accept Terms & Conditions

Please confirm you accept our terms and conditions for entering the awards

Items with an * are compulsory
On entries where a specific word count is stated, anything submitted over after the stated amount will not be considered by the judges.

If you require an offline application form,
click here do download a Word version.