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  • ABTEM online consultation

    ABTEM (The Association of British Transport and Engineering Museums) is a subject specialist network for all things engineering and transport collections based. It is jam packed full of experts with skills and experiences covering a wider range of transport, engineering and industrial objects, large and small, who are keen to share and support the wider…

  • AIA CPD Workshop : the conservation of cast and wrought iron

    AIA CPD Workshop : the conservation of cast and wrought iron

    The Association for Industrial Archaeology (AIA) are pleased to announce that booking for the inaugural online AIA accredited CPD workshop on the conservation of cast and wrought iron is now live and can be booked at: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/aia-cpd-workshop-conservation-of-cast-and-wrought-iron-tickets-765586579067?aff=ebdsoporgprofile The workshops are for anyone with an interest in industrial archaeology, anyone working in heritage conservation and restoration,…

  • Going Green: Carbon Reduction Challenges for Transport Museums & Collections

    Going Green: Carbon Reduction Challenges for Transport Museums & Collections

    The ABTEM seminar took place on the 14th November 2023. The emphasis of the day was be on best practice solutions that can inspire curators, volunteers and others to help address climate change and embed environmental sustainability into their operation and work. The morning session of the seminar was be held at the LT Museum…

  • Postponement of ABTEM Seminar

    Postponement of ABTEM Seminar

    Due to the difficulties posed by the train strike on 4th October, we have reluctantly agreed to postpone the event, and will announce a new date as soon as possible. Those who have already purchased tickets will be notified, and if the revised date is not suitable, refunds will be offered.

  • ABTEM Annual Seminar

    ABTEM Annual Seminar

    Going Green: Carbon Reduction Challenges for Transport Collections & Museums Date: Wednesday 4th Oct 2023 Time: 10.15 – 16.15 Location: London Transport Museum Depot and the London Museum of Water and Steam Eventbrite booking page: Going Green:Carbon Reduction Challenges for Transport Museums & Collections Tickets, Wed 4 Oct 2023 at 10:15 | Eventbrite The Association…

  • Industrial Heritage Skills Survey

    Icon has received funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund’s Heritage Innovation Fund programme to develop interventions which will support the development of skills in the workforce working to protect and preserve industrial heritage collections in the UK.  Icon has created a short survey to develop their understanding of the nature of collections which are held,…

  • ABTEM Seminar – Going Green: Carbon Reduction Challenges for Transport Collections & Museums

    4th October 2023  The Association of British Transport & Engineering Museums (ABTEM) 2023 annual seminar, to be held on the 4th October, focusses on how transport collections are facing the challenge of climate change and sustainability and how carbon reduction and environmental impacts are being tackled by museums large and small. The emphasis of the day…

  • AIA 50th Anniversary Conference

    The AIA’s 50th Anniversary Conference will take place online via Zoom and in-person at the University of Bath this September. Full details of this historic event are now available on the AIA website https://industrial-archaeology.org/conferences/service001/ Want to attend online?The seminar and conference take place from Friday 1st September – Sunday 3rd September. Tickets cost £10 for members…

  • Vacancy: Engineering Coordinator, Black Country Living Museum

    The Black Country Living Museum is currently advertising a vacancy for an Engineering Coordinator. The description is as follows: 37.5 hours a week (full time), £28,000 p.a., permanent. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with solid practical project management skills to join our Site Conservation, Transport & Maintenance Team as an Engineering Coordinator.  If…

  • IATM Webinar- How do you decarbonise your museum?

    The International Association of Transport and Communication Museums (IATM) is hosting a webinar titled ‘How do you decarbonise your museum?’ on the 27th January at 14:00 (GMT). The webinar ‘seeks to demystify what decarbonisation means for our museums, with the help of Mott Macdonald, global engineering, management and development consultancy, who made their own organisation…

  • Welcome

    The Association of British Transport & Engineering Museums (ABTEM) is a non-profit-making network that exists to provide a forum for the discussion of matters of common interest to transport and engineering museums and to provide a means of representing their views on issues of national and regional concern.