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Effects of changes in temperature and humidity

Temperature and relative humidity are essential elements of collections care. Get the conditions wrong and you could find your items ruined. Mould, pests, deterioration and warping are just a few of the problems that can happen if these elements are not stable and controlled.

This guide from Museums Galleries Scotland assesses the affects of temperature and humidity on items, examines how they affect one another and provides tips for creating a stable and controlled museum environment.

Clicking the link on this page will open this resource to view on the Museums Galleries Scotland website.

Date created: 2016

Author: Museums Galleries Scotland

Publisher: Museum Galleries Scotland