Museum Studies at Leicester

Museum and Society

Museum and Society has moved its publication processes to Open Journal Systems (OJS). See the latest issue, sign up, or submit.


Museum and Society normally appears three times a year (March, July, November), though occasionally extra issues may be published, and is open access (pdf, 392kb) and free to all individuals and institutions. However, we request that users who wish to take advantage of the free access facility register with us first. Those wishing to receive e-mail updates on forthcoming volumes, events and associated publications may also wish to register.

Museum and Society adheres to the principles and guidelines set out by COPE. The journal follows ethical guidelines (pdf, 415kb) for scholarly editing, research and writing, and secures and maintains high academic standards in relation to authorship (pdf, 226kb).

Museum and Society will publish articles covering a wide range of social science, humanities and practitioner research including:

  • Museums in society
  • Museum practice, funding and management
  • Conservation
  • Collecting and collections
  • Museums, identity and difference
  • Museums and social inclusion
  • Audience research
  • Access provision and practice
  • Museums and education
  • Politics and display
  • Heritage studies
  • History of museums/collections
  • Government policy and museums
  • Reviews of temporary exhibitions
  • Book reviews

We welcome submissions of articles and reviews in these and related areas of museum research. All articles submitted to the journal are peer reviewed (pdf, 389kb) before being considered for publication. Submissions must comply with the requirements set out in the Notes for contributors.

Back to top