Museums to end entry fees

first_img Museums are to scrap entry fees, following the Natural History Museum’s move to end its £9 adult entry fee.Museums to offer universal free admission once again, following the decision by the trustees of the Natural History Museum to scrap the £9 adult entry fee. The National Maritime Museum then announced a few hours later that it will also no longer charge an entry fee from December 2001.The move to scrap entry fees follows the announcement in the government’s Budget that museums will be able to reclaim VAT. Until now only museums that charged could reclaim VAT. Advertisement Read Museums to scrap entry charges by Maev Kennedy, Arts and heritage correspondent, at The Guardian. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Museums to end entry fees About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.  14 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 23 May 2001 | Newslast_img read more