Master Planning for Museums

What We Do


Organizational and facility needs assessments, institutional planning, and museum visioning.

Feasibility studies with operational scenarios that help to find the most sustainable business model.

Pre-design architectural planning including site analysis, and capital cost estimating.

Coordination of the work of specialist planning consultants including interpretive planners, visitor studies professionals, architects, exhibit designers, economists, and retail, branding, and marketing consultants.

Project management assistance including selection of architect and exhibit designers, architectural plan review, budgeting and expense control, and fundraising coordination.

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Five Project Phases


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Museum Planning Process


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How We Think About Museums


Visitor experience, interpretive, exhibit, public program, and collections planning.

Our most valuable skill is our ability to develop broad community support for a project through our inclusive planning process.

Depending on the project, our work can include:

Our museum master plans, needs assessments, and feasibility studies help new and expanding museums to develop a clear vision and direction before beginning architectural and exhibit design.