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About conservation at National Museums Liverpool

An Egyptian mummy

National Museums Liverpool's role as a museum service includes looking after the objects in its care. If collections are stored and treated carefully, they will be available for museum visitors to see both now and in the future. Objects kept in good condition enhance our exhibitions and displays and can be safely shown to researchers.

There is a huge variety of different objects in our collections, ranging from Egyptian mummies to motorbikes, fine art to Beatles memorabilia and much more. Keeping them all in the right conditions to guard against damage and also treating deteriorated objects requires the talents of a team of conservators, all of whom specialise in the conservation of different materials. Find out more about our conservation departments| on this website.

If you have any questions about how to care for your own objects you can contact us using the opinion service|. You might also find these frequently asked questions to conservators| useful.

See our What's on listings| for details of free conservation-themed events and activities at National Museums Liverpool's museums and galleries.

You can also read about the work of our conservators on the blog|.

Development of the Conservation division

Follow the links below to find out how the division was created: