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Grantham Museum to remain free after price review




Admission to Grantham Museum is to remain free following a review of their pricing and revenue streams.

The museum, which reopened in 2012 after being closed by Lincolnshire County Council due to budget cuts, reviewed their charges across the board to respond to challenging economic times in the heritage sector.

Grantham Museum director, David Burling said: "It is our view that Grantham Museum should remain free to all and therefore we have left our admission price unchanged.

"We do ask for donations from our visitors who can afford it. A small donation of £2 can go a long way to helping us tell our story for years to come."

Grantham Museum has recently embarked on a number of initiatives to cut costs and waste.

They currently offer half price hot drinks for anyone who brings their re-usable cup in.

David added: "The Museum considers our responsibility to the environment as of the utmost importance so we have reviewed our waste policy and contracts to minimize our impact on the

environment.â

The Museum is operated by Grantham Community Heritage Association, a volunteer led charity.

Its current exhibition is a Barnes Wallis exhibition called 'One Man-Many Ideas.'

The lottery funded multi media exhibition is presented by Barrow Dock Museum and The Barnes Wallis Foundation and charts the career of engineering pioneer Barnes Wallis.

Grantham Museum is open between 10am - 4pm on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

For information about events and exhibitions, visit www.granthammuseum.org.uk.



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