Conservation

Take a Virtual Tour

Conservation Resources
Collections Care Conservation Podcast Series Treatments & Projects
Collections Care

Basic guidelines for storing and preserving your cultural heritage collections. These guidelines address the general needs of all types of items as well as the needs of specific materials.
Conservation Podcast Series

A series of "how to" podcasts on the conservation and perservation of historic artifacts.
Treatments & Projects


Projects range from treatment of a single item to phased preservation of entire collections.
Connecting to Collections Research & Development Conservation Web Site Survey
Connecting to Collections Grant

MHS received a prestigious planning grant from the IMLS to identify collections care needs in cultural institutions in Minnesota and develop a plan.
Research & Development


Staff research and develop guidelines and methods to meet storage, display, treatment, and other institutional needs.
Take a Survey
Help us provide the information you want. Please take our survey about the Conservation Website!
Caring for Native American Objects Disaster Response and Recovery
Caring For American Indian Objects

An invaluable source of information for anyone who wants to preserve American Indian objects.
Disaster Response and Recovery

Tip sheets, documents, articles and web links to information and resources for disaster response and recovery.