The 2022-23 East of England Annual Museums Survey report. You can view the dynamic infographics report here:

There also six locality reports: short, interactive reports providing a snapshot of each county’s museums and their core operational data of context, audiences, finances and workforce (due to the small number of museums in Bedfordshire, this county is combined with Hertfordshire).


The AMS Benchmarking Toolis a very useful tool for comparing museums and understanding their context.  It is designed to enable comparisons between museum organisations across the country depending on whether they are a single- or multi-site; their visitor size band; governance type; as well as other factors.
The Annual Museums Survey data and privacy statements as well as the 2023 survey questions and supporting guidance are available from: Annual Museum Survey 2023 – Participate – South West Museum Development (
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