COLNE Valley museum has won a top award.
The Golcar museum has gained national recognition after officially being accredited by the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council.
The museum is made up of a row of Grade II listed cottages in a local conservation area.
Acting museum chairman Roger Fielding said: “Our volunteers have worked very hard to achieve this award. We have always taken pride in what we do at our museum and now we have been recognised nationally for it.”
The accreditation scheme sets nationally-agreed standards for all museums in the UK.
The Colne Valley museum proves it meets the criteria on how its run, to how it looks after its collections and the service it provides customers.
MLA chairman Mark Wood said: “Being awarded accreditation is an impressive achievement. It recognises the high standard and service that Colne Valley provides and acknowledges the hard work of the staff.”