UMG members

Arts University Bournemouth

  • Museum of Design in Plastics

Bangor University

  • Bangor University Collections

The Courtauld Institute of Art

  • The Courtauld Gallery

De Montfort University

  • Leicester Gallery/DMU Museum

Durham University

  • Oriental Museum

Kingston University

  • Stanley Picker Gallery & Dorich House Museum

Liverpool John Moores University

  • Towards a National Collection

Manchester Metropolitan University

  • Special Collections Museum

Newcastle University

  • Great North Museum: Hancock and the Hatton Gallery

Royal Holloway University of London

Swansea University

  • Egypt Centre

University of Aberdeen

  • Museums & Special Collections

University of the Arts London

  • Central Saint Martins Museum & Study Collection

University of Birmingham

  • Barber Institute of Fine Arts

University of Brighton

  • Design Archives

University of Bristol

  • Theatre Collection

University of Cambridge

  • The Fitzwilliam Museum
  • Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
  • Museum of Classical Archaeology
  • Museum of Zoology
  • Polar Museum
  • Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
  • Whipple Museum of the History of Science
  • The Women’s Art Collection, Murray Edwards College

University of Chester

  • Riverside

University for the Creative Arts

  • Crafts Study Centre

University of East Anglia

  • Sainsbury Centre

University of Exeter

  • The Bill Douglas Cinema Museum

University of Glasgow

  • Museum of Anatomy

University of Lancaster

  • The Ruskin

University of Leeds

  • Leeds University Library Galleries

University of Liverpool

  • Victoria Gallery & Museum

University of London

  • Brunei Gallery, SOAS
  • Pathology Museum, St George’s

University of Manchester

  • Manchester Museum

University of Nottingham

  • University of Nottingham Museum

University of Oxford

  • Ashmolean Museum
  • Gardens, Libraries and Museums (GLAM)

University of Reading

  • Museum of English Rural Life

University of Sheffield

  • Turner Museum of Glass

Over 170 university museums and collections in the UK

More than 100 open to the public and 77 Accredited Museums

Holding some of the nation’s most important collections

In England and Wales, we hold 30% of designated collections

Both part of a University and part of the Museum sector

From major visitor attractions to research & teaching collections


Our collections guide and inform HE research as well as community outreach and accessibility.

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