The American Alliance of Museums announced this week the accreditation of fifteen museums across the nation,  six being newly accredited and nine achieving re-accreditation. The list included five AASLH member institutions:

Museum of Danish America (Elk Horn, IA)
Members since 2000

Nichols House Museum (Boston, MA)
Members since 2005

Old Salem Museums & Gardens (Winston-Salem, NC)
Members since 2001

Tempe History Museum (Tempe, AZ)
Members since 1979

The Mob Museum (Las Vegas, NV)
Members since 2011

We congratulate all the museums on the hard work that led to accreditation, and look forward to seeing the results of their endeavors as they pursue a commitment to best practices and growth.