British Motor Museum awarded a VisitEngland Gold Accolade

The British Motor Museum has been awarded a VisitEngland Gold Accolade, the highest quality accolade available to British attractions. The accolade is only awarded to a small percentage of venues each year as part of the Visitor Attraction Quality Scheme and is testament to the high standards achieved at the British Motor Museum since its relaunch in February 2016.

The Visitor Attraction Quality Scheme is managed by VisitEngland and, through its network of regional assessors, boasts an incredible reputation for instigating, modifying and shaping change to the customer experience at visitor attractions across England. The Museum was ‘mystery shopped’ by an assessor and was graded in areas such as; visitor arrival, quality of displays, cleanliness and catering, as well as customer care and staff knowledge. To be in contention for a Gold accolade attractions need an overall percentage score of at least 87%, which the Museum was delighted to exceed.

Julie Tew, Managing Director at the British Motor Museum said

We are extremely proud to have been awarded the top accolade. The team work exceptionally hard in delivering a first class visitor experience. It’s great to see their hard work, high standards and commitment to excellence recognised by this accolade from VisitEngland.

The Museum can also report a very successful half term with over 1,000 visitors participating in the construction of a life size Lego(r) brick Mini. The Mini, completed in just nine days, with Thomas, age 7, placing the final block on Sunday afternoon, will now be on display at the Museum. Pictured are Managing Director, Julie Tew, and General Manager, Tom O'Reilly, holding the Gold Award certificate alongside some of the Museum team and the life size Mini.

 


 

To find out more about the British Motor Museum please visit the website at www.britishmotormuseum.co.uk or call 01926 641188.

In "Media Centre"

Festivals & events

Essentials

Maps & Guides

Maps & Guides for your visit.

Read More

Getting around

Getting around Birmingham couldn’t be easier...

Read More

Explore

Search for places, events & accommodation...

Read More

Festivals & events

Take a look at what’s on now and coming up here...

Read More

FROM TWITTER

RT @BhamCityCouncil: Birmingham will observe the national minute of silence for the Manchester attack at 11am today. Pls join us in Victori…

RT @BhamCityCouncil: Be proud – and join @bcclgbt and Allies’ Network @BirminghamPride Parade, Sat 27 May. Everyone welcome https://t.co/Nm

RT @h_foxh: The Spaghetti Junction is 45 years old today! More photos taken there yesterday afternoon on my blog: https://t.co/bXPzDdDWm2 #…

RT @ParkRegisBirm: Our restaurants have been shortlisted for a #MFDHA17! If you like @RofutoTweets or @1565Restaurant, please vote! https:/…

Sporting highlights

Culture

Art Galleries

Birmingham’s art collection is as wide as it is impressive. 

Read More

Stage & Screen

From touring West End shows to showcasing local talent.

Read More

Music

A huge arena tour or an intimate gig?  You’ll find it here.

Read More

Film

Multiplexes, the UK’s oldest working cinema or art house cool?

Read More

Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

A vibrant museum in the heart of the city with over 40 galleries.

Read More

Dance

A diverse range of dance groups and venues.

Read More

See More, Feel More

Come, stay and soak up the culture in one of Europe's most vibrant cities.

Read More

Shopping

Shoppinginbirmingham.com

Plan the perfect shopping trip with full store, centre and brand directories.

Read More

Shopping centres

From the world-famous, 21st Century Bullring to the Victorian elegance of the Great Western Arcade.

Read More

Vibrant streets

Linking the centres are Birmingham’s bustling shopping streets, packed with major brands and boutique independents.

Read More

Markets

Don’t miss Birmingham’s amazing markets – whether it’s the 850-year old Bullring markets or the...

Read More

Jewellery Quarter

Home to more diamond rings, finishing touches and tokens of love than anywhere else in...

Read More

Getting Married in Birmingham

We have everything covered from the rings right up to the venue itself.

Read More

Featured Itineraries