New shelves for archaeology store

This morning, one of our volunteers, Pete (who is incredibly handy with a mallet), and I installed some shiny new shelves in one of our external stores! This external store is home to our archaeology collection. The collection was moved from the museum to the new store in January last year and we have since been taking steps to improve the storage conditions. This includes continuous monitoring of the temperature and humidity, re-boxing objects and installing new shelving for the boxes.

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About janineclarefox

My name is Janine Fox and I am Assistant Museum Officer at Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery. My role is to care and document the museum collection. Working within a small team means I also help install exhibitions, carry out research for enquiries and assist with larger museum projects. What inspires me? Apart from tea and chocolate, I would say travel, photography, art and anything old with a story to tell! It will come as no surprise that I love my job; I work with objects, ensuring that they are looked after, made available for the public and that their stories are recorded for perpetuity.
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