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We are always keen to work with the media to help make Britain’s museums and galleries welcoming to families.

For press enquiries, please call us on 020 3096 7707 or email getintouch@kidsinmuseums.co.uk and we’ll be glad to help. We can also provide copyright-cleared images to accompany your features and stories.

Here are our latest press releases:

THE KIDS IN MUSEUMS MINI MANIFESTO –  because being little is powerful

Picture Story: Culture Minister, Matt Hancock, goes on tour around West Stow Anglo Saxon Village, West Suffolk with child guides

Bestselling Author Damian Dibben Supports Putting Young People At The Heart Of Our Heritage On Takeover Day 2016

Picture Story: Economy Secretary, Ken Skates, shown around the Egypt Centre, Swansea by young volunteers 

Winner of Family Friendly Museum Award 2016 Announced

SHORTLIST FOR FAMILY FRIENDLY MUSEUM AWARD 2016 ANNOUNCED

Kids in Museums Patron Michael Sheen Says Let’s Nominate Welsh Museums For Family Friendly Museum Award

LAUNCH OF FAMILY FRIENDLY MUSEUM AWARD 2016

Takeover Day 2016: Picture Story

Takeover Day 2016: PICTURE STORY FULL RESOLUTION IMAGE HERE

Takeover Day 2015: Children in charge

Taking Over Day 2015: Children in charge

Diwrnod meddianu 2015 – Y plant syn rheoli

Winner of the Family Friendly Museum Award 2015 announced

Red carpet revelations from Teen Take film premiere

Teen Twitter Takeover launched

Young people make a film about what they want in a museum visit

Shortlist for Family Friendly Museum Award 2015 announced

Longlist for Family Friendly Museum Award 2015 announced

Takeover Day 2015 is Launched 

Family Friendly Museum Award 2015 Launched 

Takeover Day 2014 Child Curators and Teenage Tour Guides – Children are in charge of museums

Taking Over Day 2014 – Putting Children in Charge of Museums 

Diwrnod Meddianu 2014 – Rhoi Amgueddfeydd yn Nwylo’r Plant

Kids in Museums Appoints New Chair

The winner of 2014 Telegraph Family Friendly Museum Award Announced

Shortlist For Family Friendly Museum Award 2014 Announced

We’ve released a new publication! How to set up a Youth Panel – Ten Top Tips  

Longlist for 2014 Telegraph Family Friendly Museum Award Announced – Is Your Favourite Museum On It?

Norfolk teenagers to launch National Kids in Museums Takeover Day

Kids in Museums Expansion Announced at Historic Royal Palaces’ ‘Tudor at the Tower Family Festival

CHILD CURATORS AND TEENAGE TOUR GUIDES – ENGLAND’S MUSEUMS ARE BEING RUN BY KIDS

DIWRNOD MEDDIANNU AMGUEDDFEYDD 2013 – Y PLANT SY’N RHEOLI

TAKING OVER MUSEUMS DAY 2013 – CHILDREN ARE IN CHARGE

ACTOR MICHAEL SHEEN IS NEW PATRON OF KIDS IN MUSEUMS

VISITORS CAN’T DECIDE WHAT’S THE MOST FAMILY FRIENDLY MUSEUM IN BRITAIN!

SHORTLIST FOR TELEGRAPH FAMILY FRIENDLY MUSEUM AWARD ANNOUNCED

CHILDREN’S AUTHOR DAMIAN DIBBEN JOINS KIDS IN MUSEUMS

LANSIAD MANIFFESTO DWYIEITHOG KIDS IN MUSEUMS / BILINGUAL KIDS IN MUSEUMS MANIFESTO LAUNCHED

LONGLIST FOR TELEGRAPH FAMILY FRIENDLY MUSEUM AWARD ANNOUNCED

TEENAGERS REVEAL WHAT THEY WANT IN A MUSEUM

BABIES OUST BREASTS IN 10TH ANNIVERSARY KIDS IN MUSEUMS MANIFESTO

KIDS IN MUSEUMS CELEBRATES 10TH BIRTHDAY AT THE ROYAL ACADEMY

MUSEUMS ARE BEING TAKEN OVER – BY CHILDREN!

TAKING OVER MUSEUM DAY WALES

BROADCASTER AND HISTORIAN DAN SNOW JOINS KIDS IN MUSEUMS

WINNER OF TELEGRAPH FAMILY FRIENDLY MUSEUM AWARD ANNOUNCED

BRITAIN’S SIX MOST FAMILY FRIENDLY MUSEUMS ANNOUNCED

VISITORS HAVE CHOSEN – THESE ARE BRITAIN’S 20 MOST FAMILY FRIENDLY MUSEUMS

LAUNCH OF NEW KIDS IN MUSEUMS MANIFESTO 2012

BRITAIN’S MUSEUMS HAVE BEEN TAKEN OVER BY CHILDREN

WATCH OUT! MUSEUMS ARE BEING TAKEN OVER BY YOUNG PEOPLE

THE TELEGRAPH FAMILY FRIENDLY MUSEUM AWARD LAUNCHED

WINNER OF THE GUARDIAN FAMILY FRIENDLY MUSEUM AWARD 2011 ANNOUNCED

SHORTLIST FOR 2011 GUARDIAN FAMILY FRIENDLY MUSEUM AWARD ANNOUNCED

LAUNCH OF ALL-NEW 2011 KIDS IN MUSEUMS MANIFESTO MONDAY 17th JANUARY

FLEXIBLE FAMILY TICKET GUIDELINES LAUNCHED

TAKEOVER DAY – FRIDAY 12th NOVEMBER 2010

THE 2011 GUARDIAN FAMILY FRIENDLY MUSEUM AWARD IS LAUNCHED

WINNER OF 2010 GUARDIAN FAMILY FRIENDLY MUSEUM AWARD ANNOUNCED

FLEXIBLE FAMILY TICKET CAMPAIGN – FOR TODAY’S – NOT YESTERDAY’S FAMILY

LAUNCH OF 2010 KIDS IN MUSEUMS MANIFESTO THURSDAY 14th JANUARY

GUARDIAN FAMILY FRIENDLY MUSEUM AWARD 2009 LONG LIST ANNOUNCED

GUARDIAN FAMILY FRIENDLY MUSEUM AWARD 2009

MANIFESTO 2009 LAUNCH

KIDS IN MUSEUMS MANIFESTO 2009

GREAT DEBATE 2008

GUARDIAN FAMILY FRIENDLY MUSEUM AWARD 2008

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