the 21st century and museums can and do play an important role to address issues of social inclusion and social cohesion.
The policy also refers to cultural rights, which is a developing aspect of human rights, and the responsibility of us all to meet the cultural rights of the people and communities in our society.
The next stage will be to seek suggestions on what actions are needed to implement the policy and suggest how they might be taken forward and by whom.
Museums are and should be places of excitement and inspiration , I want this museums policy to excite and inspire others in the museums sector, be it through their collections, exhibitions or through the uniqueness of the facilities offered. In doing so we can ensure that our buildings and the collections will be with us into the future to be enjoyed and treasured by all.