Museum redevelopment

We work with museums across the country to explore, developed and clarify a strong vision and concept for their potential redevelopment.

Museum redevelopment designers

Smith and Jones are museum redevelopment designers. We work across the country, helping curators, councils, trustees and communities to redevelop their museums for a better, more engaging visitor experience. At the start of a project we research, plan and organise content, digest objects and collections, write interpretive frameworks and consider the visitor experie......

“On behalf of everyone at Bridport Museum Trust I would like to thank you for the incredible work you did on delivering our town an absolutely first class museum that we are immensely proud of.”

Emily Hicks, Museum Curator
Learn more about Smith & Jones' work with Bridport Museum Redevelopment


Museum concept and visioning

Smith and Jones help museums across the country, right at the start of their redevelopment journey. We conduct options appraisal studies and museum visioning exercises, often with other consultants, such as business advisers and architects. Often the museums we work with are owned by local councils or trusts who want to ensure future sustainability for their museum,......

"This was our first visit back to the museum since the extensive renovations and it was an absolute delight... There was the perfect balance of high-quality digital visuals that breathed life into the displays without making it feel too techy"

Visitor feedback
Learn more about Smith & Jones' work with Museum of East Dorset


Museum gallery designers

Smith and Jones are museum gallery designers getting involved in all aspects of a modern museum gallery design process. We help museums refresh and rejuvenate their gallery displays for a more modern, engaging concept. To enable us to design a museum gallery, we submerge ourselves in a museums collection and potential themes and stories, often creating an interpreti......

“The development of this project was much more about presenting the themes, content and objects, in a well organised, fun and engaging way, rather than focussing on a whizzy stylish museum design that just impresses on a superficial level.”

Learn more about Smith & Jones' work with Lyme Regis Museum


Museum display specialists

Smith and Jones are museum display specialists, providing a friendly and approachable service to museums up and down the country. We regularly work with museums that want to make adjustments to their existing museums, rather than a major overhaul. This might be in the form of improved display cases, creating object layouts and mount making specific......

Smith and Jones Design Consultants Ltd
Spike Island
133 Cumberland Road
0117 3251515
07941 722 269

Registered address - 1st Floor, 29 St Augustine’s Parade, Bristol, BS1 4UL
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