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Facility Use

Renting Museum Facilities for Events

American Alliance of Museums

Museum magazine offers information about rates, UBIT and insurance coverage, and suggests common issues to address in facility-use policies.

Sample Documents

American Alliance of Museums

AAM provides Tier 3 museum members with sample facility use agreements; and film, photography, sound recording agreements.

Other Uses of Museum Collections

National Park Service

The National Park Service’s (NPS) Museum Handbook (PDF) has a chapter that addresses filming, sound recordings, and special events (PDF, 34 pages). It provides guidelines for deciding whether to allow these activities in buildings or on the grounds.

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