Museum exhibitions

Tour of Conservation Studios

Date
Aug 23 2018
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Contact details

Address

National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History, Collins Barracks, Benburb Street, Dublin,
T: +353(0)16777444
E: info@museum.ie

The process of conservation is crucial in the examination and preparation of ancient artefacts before they can be viewed.

The process of conservation is crucial in the examination and preparation of ancient artefacts before they can be viewed. This is carried out at the Conservation Studios situated in Collins Barracks in the Decorative Arts & History department of the iconic National Museum of Ireland.

Join this fascinating tour which explains the different processes involved in conservation. See how cleaning and strengthening can reveal any surface decoration on an item and learn about the preventative methods which involve eliminating dangerous agents in the area where artefacts are kept.

With so much to explore in these studios, make sure you nab your spot on this tour.

Free Ticketed Event