Q. How do I best take care of my old painting / books / furniture etc. ?
Q. I have a damaged piece of art, can you give any advice?
Q. Do you do behind the scenes tours?
We occasionally offer tours of our conservation spaces as part of special events which will be advertised in the ‘What’s on’.
We welcome conservators and specialists from the field, as well as conservation students, to visit by prior arrangement.
Please address inquiries to:
Conservation General enquiries:
Tel: 01223 332900
Q. I would like to become a conservator or heritage scientist – where can I get more information?
There are various training possibilities to become a conservator in the UK. For more information and a list of institutions that offer training in conservation please visit the ICON homepage.
The University of Cambridge Museums offer a work-experience taster day and the conservation work-experience week – please click here for details.