Deaccessioning in Finland
Finland has some legislation on deaccessioning and disposal, and an unofficial guideline, called Deaccessioning. Shared Experiences from Finland, distributed by the Finnish Museums Association.
Deaccessioning and disposal is a much bespoke subject in Finland. Museum professionals regard destruction as the most used form of disposal and are relatively hesistant to sale as form of disposal. In the aforementioned publication, the maximum lifespan of a museum object within a collection is brought up. This presents a new form of thinking on deaccessioning and disposal, on a philosophical level.
Next to this, it is common for individual museums to have their own policy on deaccessioning and disposal.
Country details for Finland
|Official name:||Republic of Finland|
|Number of residents:||5,495 million|
|Number of museums:||326|
|Parameters:||Legislation, Guidelines, and Other tools|
Deaccessioning possibilities in Finland:
Finland has no other tools on deaccessioning and disposal.
Finland has no classification system for museum objects.
NATIONAL REGISTER OBJECTS
Finland has no national register of museum objects.
Finland has no official museum accreditation scheme.