Photographs of women's museums in a collage surrounding IAWM

“The women are the ones who write the history of the world! There has to be a women’s museum in every country of this world.”

Shirin Ebadi

Winner of the Nobel Peace Prize (2003) and official godmother of IAWM

Welcome to the International Association of Women’s Museums (IAWM). We are thrilled to share with you our organization and members, which seek to provide women’s museums – and those who work with them – a place to share and collaborate. Learn about our history, our goals, and our members.

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Latest News

Congratulations to Women’s Museum Hittisau

The Women's Museum Hittisau in Austria has been nominated for the European Museum of the Year Award 2021! The International Association of Women's museums congratulates the museum for this well deserved recognition. It is a joy, inspiration, and motivation for the...

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New at the Women’s Museum Meran: The guided virtual tour

In challenging times, women’s museums are resilient and responding… While the Women's Museum Meran had to stay closed during the lockdowns in 2020, the museum developed new strategies to be in contact with its audiences. Virtual 3D Tour There is a new virtual 3d tour...

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Upcoming exhibition at women’s museum Berlin

In challenging times, women’s museums are resilient and responding… The Frauenmuseum Berlin is pleased to open a new exhibition after the lockdown. It is from the series 4händig (4 hands), in which two female artists of two generations are selected, who did not know...

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Closed but active – Frauenmuseum Hittisau

In challenging times, women’s museums are resilient and responding…   Closed but active - with this motto in mind Frauenmuseum Hittisau is dealing with the current Covid-19 situation.   Blog: Strong women. strong stories.   They are heroines of everyday...

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