‘The museum must have plans to help deliver improvements to collections care and conservation in line with the collections care and conservation policy.’ (Accreditation standard, October 2011)



This website has been developed by the international Integrated Pest Management Group to provide information and resources for cultural heritage professionals. It presents information on invertebrate, vertebrate, and mold pests in museum, library, and archival collections as well as historic structures.

Packing museum objects


This guide provides an introduction to the packing of museum objects against accidental damage, pollutants and environment whilst in storage, or perhaps in order to move them within the museum building or for transportation.