Appendix A: Enquiry service charges in other museum services.
The following information is valid as of 25/9/17. Not all of the museums here are Local Authority funded but were used as exemplars previously when setting fee levels:
1. STEAM (Museum of the Great Western Railway), http://www.steam-museum.org.uk/steam/steam2007-archive-charges-2.htm, Enquiries that take longer than 30 minutes to research will incur a fee. Charges apply even if no information is subsequently found. 30 minutes to one hour - £15.00, Thereafter £17.50 per hour (or part thereof).
2. Moray Council (Museum)
£25 per hour (pro rata). The first twenty minutes will be included in this charge.
3. National Museum of the Royal Navy
Complex, in depth enquiries or those requesting large amounts of information will incur a charge of £20 for up to 1 hour + VAT
4. Salisbury Museum, http://www.salisburymuseum.org.uk/museum-enquiry-service,
£20 plus VAT per hour in half hourly blocks
5. Glasgow Museums
Free for 1st half hour of staff time and £30 per hour thereafter
6. Whitby Historical Society
£10 for first hour then £5 per half hour
7. Tiverton Museum
£8 per hour
8. Alderney Museum
£20 per hour