The museum is managed and staffed by volunteers, and is operated by Hinckley and District Museum Limited (registered in England no.2734125), a company limited by guarantee which is also a registered charity (no.1015922).
The museum was awarded full 'Accredited Museum' status by Arts Council England in November 2016.
The museum participates in the VisitEngland national accreditation scheme and has been regularly assessed as a 'Quality Assured Visitor Attraction'.
The Leicestershire and Rutland Heritage Forum,
The East Midlands Museum Service and
The Hinckley and Bosworth Tourism Partnership.
Association of Independent Museums