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Museum of Making awarded £15,000 as finalist for Art Fund Museum of the Year 2022

The Museum of Making was last night awarded £15,000 as finalist for Art Fund’s Museum of the Year 2022, the world’s largest museum prize.

Art Fund annually shortlists five outstanding museums for the Museum of the Year prize. This year’s winner, Horniman Museum and Gardens (London), receives £100,000 with the four other finalists, Museum of Making (Derby)People’s History Museum (Manchester)The Story Museum (Oxford) and Tŷ Pawb (Wrexham), each receiving £15,000.

The Museum of Making being shortlisted in its first year of operation is an incredible achievement. Thank you to everyone who has worked so hard to make the museum a success, including our staff, volunteers, funders, supporters and of course our visitors. We couldn’t do it without you.

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