Storage


In this section you can find information about shelving suppliers, which materials to avoid in your collection store and how to organise a storage space. If you can’t find what you are looking for, try Exhibition for display-related resources, or Collection care for help in looking after different material types in the collection.

Organising your collection store
A video from Museums Australia Victoria showing you how to organise your collection store.

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Storage materials to avoid
A fact sheet from Museums Galleries Scotland providing an overview of storage materials which can cause damage to collection items.

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Collection storage: Shelving
This is an M&G fact sheet about different types of shelving for your collection.

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Storage and display: Suitable and unsuitable materials
This list by M&G list which sorts commonly used materials such as wood products, coatings, adhesives and fabrics into suitable and unsuitable categories.

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Storage and display supplier list
This is a list by M&G with contact details of storage and display suppliers.

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