As the chosen broker and risk advisor to some of the country's leading museums and attractions, our specialist team has the experience to understand your unique requirements, ensuring suitable protection.
As a museum or visitor attraction, you may need to insure listed buildings, specialist artefacts and fine art, have historic vessels, or have a requirement to insure against high retentions under the Government Indemnity Scheme. These are topics we are familiar with.
We are an active member of the Association of Independent Museums and also the preferred insurance provider to the Heritage Trust Network and their members.
If you are a heritage site, or have listed buildings, it is important to work with a company who appreciates the particulars of the claims process. Potential rebuild times, the availability of particular materials, and specialist labour skills required along with the nuances of relevant interested bodies will all need to be considered when negotiating insurance protection.
We have extensive knowledge in assessing the risks posed by museums, venues and attractions. Such risks could relate to an aggregation of visitors or the need to insure specialist equipment, through to assessing risks relating to any rigging or gantries and entertainment provided. Should you own or be responsible for the running of heritage vessels, or locomotives, we understand the regulations such vehicles need to adhere to.
Unique items are frequently insured incorrectly, which is only realised at the point of claim. When assessing the risks involved, we will discuss with you the detail of your valuations, and what you wish to achieve from any losses to ensure the claims basis of settlement is appropriate.
High worth items are often on an agreed value basis, ensuring there is no ambiguity should a claim occur. If you are also responsible for insuring loaned items from other museums, we ensure the right questions are asked to get the policy fit for you.
The National Maritime Museum Cornwall
Bill Ferris - Chatham Historic Dockyard
Saltaire World Heritage Education Association