Fund civic museums to help reawaken English city centres, bosses urge

Museum leaders call for extension of culture recovery fund and extra funding for councils

Hundreds of civic museums in towns and cities across England are in a state of high jeopardy and some may never reopen without government action, museum leaders have said.

They say organisations face an existential threat at a time when they could be playing a pivotal role in “reawakening and reimagining” town and city centres.

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