CONSERVATION & COLLECTION CARE
Conservation is a field devoted to preserving cultural, natural history, and art materials for future generations. Long-term preservation of these materials is achieved through research, documentation, treatment, and preventive care.
Conservators at the Natural History Museum are responsible for the care and preservation of the Museum's diverse collections, ranging from ancient Latin American ceramics to Hollywood costumes to ornithological specimens. The Conservation Department specializes in objects conservation and serves all of the Museum's collections including History, Anthropology, and the natural sciences.
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