• Conference report 2016

    The 41st IATM Conference under the theme “The role of the artefact in 21st century museums” was held in Edinburgh and Glasgow  (United Kingdom) from 25 – 28 September 2016. Have a look at the report: IATM Conference 2016  

  • Stephen Quick

    Presidents report for 2016

    This report will cover the activities for the International Association of Transport and Communication Museums (IATM) for the year 2016. The report will cover the objectives, conferences, activities, programs and significant results realized during this past year. For information on the Association please refer to our website at http://www.iatm.museum. The Association like many associations has been caught up in the transformation of museums and the question of their continued relevance occurring over the last years. It was felt that given the new visitor experience drivers, challenges associated with the care and stewardship of large post industrial revolution transport collections that it was time to pull together as an association and…

  • Next conference

    The next IATM conference will be held in Lucerne and Berne (Switzerland)  from September 24 to 27, 2017! Details will be published soon! Our hosts: Swiss Transport Museum Museum of Communication Berne

  • IATM Annual General Meeting

    On Wednesday, 28 September, 2016, 12:30 at the National Museum of Flight, East Fortune Airfield, East Lothian, Scotland The Board of Directors of the International Association of Transportation Museums will hold its annual general meeting in conjunction with the 2016 annual conference programme. Mr. Stephen Quick, President and Directors will be present.  An overview of activities & financial statements for the most recent fiscal year will be presented. IATM was formed in 1968, and is associated with ICOM, the world museum organization, which falls under UNESCO. It works for active collaboration across national borders between museums within its special field