Pamela Crowe explores light conditions and objects linked to lighting in the museum store
The Discovery Centre is a purpose built museum storage facility with regulated temperature and humidity. It is also windowless so that we can control…
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Discover why some Victorian objects in the collection glow in the dark...
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As we mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme, Emma our Conservator reveals the medal awarded to veterans of the battle.
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Over the past few weeks our conservation volunteers have been hard at work at Leeds Discovery Centre on some special objects for a new First World War exhibition.
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Find out what it takes to care for over 700,000 specimens in our Natural Science collection.
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