New guidance for reopening of museums, galleries and the heritage sector

New guid­ance out­lines how muse­ums, gal­leries, her­itage attrac­tions and his­toric build­ings can begin to reopen to the public.

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Guidance for the heritage sector has been published by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport in collaboration with Historic England and guidance for museums has been published by the National Museum Directors’ Council with DCMS support. Both will outline the processes and facilities that businesses and organisations must put in place before reopening so that staff and visitors can be kept safe.

The guidance is specifically for heritage attractions, those running businesses from historic and listed buildings, and those working to conserve and protect heritage assets.