GEM champions excellence in heritage learning to improve the education, health and wellbeing of the general public

Children learning about arches at Roman Baths family activity

GEM is for everyone interested in learning through museums and heritage.

We champion excellence in heritage learning, believing that heritage organisations and the learning opportunities that they provide, can contribute to and enhance the welfare of the individual and society.

We at GEM are continually inspired by our members’ creativity, passion and hard work – join this amazing community and be inspired too!Whether you’d like to keep up to date with the latest sector news, develop new skills, or find a new job, GEM is here to help. Find out more about how GEM can help you.

Become a member

Advertise with GEM

Benefit from GEM’s reputation of delivering and championing excellence in heritage education for over 70 years. Want to reach our network of heritage learning professionals?

A woman presenting a talk with her hand raised in the air.

Careers

Places such as museums, galleries and historic houses can help individuals explore and make sense of the world. Heritage learning professionals talk about their roles, their experiences and their career journeys.

A young boy looking attentively at world war two medals.

The value of heritage education

At GEM we believe that education and learning is at the heart of our museums and heritage attractions and that its impact in our society is wide reaching and incredibly valuable.

Join us

GEM membership is open to anyone interested in learning through museums and heritage and is available to both individuals and institutions. This includes museums, galleries, country houses, heritage sites, urban and countryside interpretative centres, science centres, schools and universities.

Whether you’d like to keep up-to-date with the latest sector news, develop new skills, or find a new job, GEM are here to help.

Join GEM today

An excited young woman holding her hands in the air with excitement

Signup to our eBulletin