Andrew Scott (museum director)

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Andrew John Scott CBE[1] was Director of the National Railway Museum in York, part of the National Museum of Science and Industry (NMSI) in England. His previous museum appointments (since 1984) had been with the West Yorkshire Transport Museum in Bradford, the Bradford Industrial Museum, and the London Transport Museum.

Scott was awarded a CBE in the 2006 New Year Honours List for services to museums.[2]

In September 2009, Andrew Scott took over as acting director of the NMSI[3] after the dismissal of Molly Jackson over a breach of NMSI conduct.[4][5] On 15 October 2010[6] Andrew Scott retired and the new postholder was Ian Blatchford. He was recruited from being the Deputy Director of the Victoria and Albert Museum.[7]


Cultural offices
Preceded by
Molly Jackson
Director of the National Museum of Science and Industry
Succeeded by
Ian Blatchford