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Museum Sector Development

The Finnish Heritage Agency promotes cooperation between museums, relays information, provides advice and participates in the sector’s development projects.

The Museum Sector Development unit is responsible for the general development of Finland’s museum sector, the monitoring and evaluation of the operations of museums in accordance with the Museums Act and Decree, the contract management of the regional and specialised operations of museums, the distribution of state funding and the compiling of museum statistics.  The Finnish Heritage Agency serves as a partner and provides support to museums in matters related to the preservation and conveying of living and active cultural heritage.