This unique and important directory incorporates almost 3,000 entries. It covers all types and sizes of museums, including galleries of paintings, sculpture, and photography, as well as buildings and sites of particular historic interest. It also provides an extensive index, listing over 3,000 subjects. The directory covers national British collections and major buildings, but also the more unusual, less well-known, and local exhibits and sites.
The Directory of Museums, Galleries and Buildings of Historic Interest in the United Kingdom is an indispensable reference source for any library supporting musuem studies and an essential purchase for anyone with an interest in the cultural and historical collections of the UK. Features include: * Alphabetically listed entries, which are also indexed by subject for ease of reference * Entries include the name and address of the organization, telephone and fax numbers, e-mail and internet addresses, and a point of contact * A breakdown of the collections held by each organization, giving a broad overview of the main collection as a whole * Details of special collections are provided and include the period covered as well as the number of items held.