Open for entries!

Enter a project or nominate your team, show recognition of your volunteers or put your business in the spotlight. The Museums + Heritage Awards offer opportunities for everyone, everywhere!

We have a couple of new categories and some tweaks to existing ones, with 17 categories in total.

You have until 1 February to enter but why delay? Make the most of the Early Bird rate throughout November!

How to enter

The Museums + Heritage Awards celebrate the very best in the world of museums, galleries, and cultural and heritage visitor attractions.

The Awards are open to all museums, galleries and archives as well as digital, cultural, natural and built heritage. We welcome and encourage entries from all areas of the cultural sector; from organisations that connect objects, stories and spaces with audiences and people, as well as the individuals, companies and organisations which support their work. 

Each entry is judged on its own merit and the shortlist frequently features brilliant examples of low-cost, creative projects. There’s a chance for everyone but, as the saying goes, you have to be in it to win it!


entry deadline 1 feb


Our Judges

Our independent judges are selected for their extensive experience across the sector. They value museum and heritage activity of all kinds, for all people. They seek to reward well-informed and effective public benefit outcomes, rooted in long term preservation and analysis of material culture.

Our judges look for entries which are delivered robustly, accurately and honestly, without fear or favour.

Last season’s winners

Hundreds of entrants battled it out to win one of seventeen prestigious Museums + Heritage Awards at the 2022 ceremony. The winners represented the creative spirit of this sector with projects which are bold, challenging and of the highest quality. Regardless of budget, size of organisation or location, the Museums + Heritage Awards continue to give opportunity to all organisations.


“We are very much riding the wave following our win at the Museums + Heritage Awards. The impact of the awards for me personally and Kiplin as a whole is still being felt. We are so happy to be part of the elite group of M+H award winners, thank you.”

Samantha Jennings, Kiplin Hall
Winner of the Marketing & Communications Campaign Award 2022