Museum Aims and Objectives


The Gloucester Railway Carriage and Wagon Museum have produced a Mission Statement along with the Aims and Objectives of the Museum and below you will find this information. 
Mission Statement
"To locate, promote and preserve the history of the Gloucester Railway Carriage and Wagon Company's contribution to world railways, rolling stock and other associated items built by the said Company and its predecessor and successors and all other associated companies to do so far the inspiration, enjoyment and information of the public, and to provide an educational resource and a focus on the interest in railways and rolling stock and associated items relating to the Gloucester Railway Carriage and Wagon Company."
Objectives of the Gloucester Railway Carriage and Wagon Collection (GRCWC)
a. "To locate, promote and preserve the history and heritage of the Gloucester Railway Carriage and Wagon company for the benefit of the public"
b. "To exhibit to members of the public materials related to road and rail and it's associated technology built by the Gloucester Railway Carriage and Wagon Company by means of the establishment and maintenance of a Railway Museum and other temporary or permanent exhibitions".
Strategic Aims of the Gloucester Railway Carriage and Wagon Museum
 
Focusing on and planning to meet these aims for the Gloucester Railway Carriage and Wagon Museum will lead to the achievement of the GRCWC.......
 
a. To collect, restore, renovate, build, construct or create and then display to the public in a suitably appointed facility, appropriate and relevant exhibits, within the available material and financial resources of the Museum.
b. To collect, preserve and make available archive material as is appropriate to public and professional organisations. 
c. To provide diverse audiences with the best quality experiences and optimum access to the GRCWC and develop the public's knowledge of the Gloucester Railway Carriage and Wagon Company's heritage by leading the field in providing an inspirational and educational experience to all visitors at Gloucester Railway Carriage and Wagon Museum.
d. To serve the community by providing educational, learning and other opportunities within financial, personnel and material resources. 
e. To commemorate Gloucester Railway Carriage and Wagon heritage by celebrating related anniversaries when able within museum resources and considered appropriate. 
f. To be knowledged and respected as a leading museum in it's field in the country. 
g. To operate with financial and organisational initiative and efficiency. 
H. To record Oral Histories of those former employees and members of the public who remember the former works to help enable us to fill in any missing gaps within the Company's History.

I. To work with Heritage Railways and other preservation groups and organisations to ensure the preservation of Gloucester Railway Carriage and Wagon Company built rolling stock and other items continues and the history of each and every item is recorded for the benefit and education of the public.

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