Wednesday 17 – Saturday 20 May 2017

Museums at Night

11-14 May 2016 / 27-29 Oct 2016

How to register


Partnership opportunities


Marketing & PR


Resources & downloads


Case studies


Frequently asked questions…

How do I register my event as part of the festival?

Here is your step-by-step guide to registering your Museums at Night events in Culture24’s database. (Don’t forget that unless you register your event with us, it won’t be included in our festival marketing and PR!)

How much does it cost to register an event?
Nothing! It’s free to register an event on the Culture24 DDE (Direct Data Entry) system and be part of the festival
What dates will the festival run?
Thursday 26 – Saturday 28 October 2017

Wednesday 16 – Saturday 19 May 2018
Thursday 25 – Saturday 27 October 2018

Wednesday 15 – Saturday 18 May 2019
Thursday 31 October – Saturday 2 November 2019

Who can take part?

Culture24 warmly welcomes all UK arts and heritage organisations to get involved with the Museums at Night festival. Anyone can take part: your museum, gallery, library, archive or heritage site just needs to be listed on Culture24’s database of 6000+ UK cultural organisations.

If your organisation isn’t listed on our database, please fill in the Join Our Network form here:

How does Culture24 support your Museums at Night event?
We often form partnerships with external organisations such as the Reading Agency to offer joint opportunities, such as the chance to host an author talk as part of your Museums at Night event.

The best way to find out about new partnerships and promotional opportunities is to join our mailing list to receive our email newsletters.

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The Museums at Night team are here to help – please email Rosie ( or Nick ( with your questions, or feel free to call us on 01273 623266 to discuss your event plans.
Do you have useful resources and case studies to help with event planning?
Yes, there are a range of resources on this site to help you plan and promote successful Museums at Night events.

Here’s our Big List of event ideas, and our tips on holding a spooky event.

Here’s how to register your Museums at Night event in our database.

You can download logos and poster templates here.

We have a wide range of case studies to explore, written by museums and galleries sharing their learning about after-hours events they’ve held.

This site also has sections where we share news, partnership opportunities, marketing and PR guidance, and resources and downloads.

Is there a deadline I need to register my event by?
Although you can register your Museums at Night events in our database right up until the festival, if you leave it that late you’ll miss out on a lot of marketing and publicity. Our next deadline is:

Friday 29 September 2017: This is the final deadline for your event listing to be included in our press releases.

Wednesday 17 – Saturday 20 May 2017