Conservation at Nunnington Hall

Caring for the collection

Discover how our team care for the numerous items in our collections from hand painted ceramics, to tapestries and silverware. See the tools we use and learn the techniques we’ve mastered, plus pick up some top tips about how to care for your precious belongings at home.

The role of a conservator is a never ending task. As time moves on, the importance of preserving the Hall and its collection becomes ever more paramount, as well as more difficult. Our specially trained conservation team work throughout the year to keep every item in our care in the best conditions possible. Even the tiniest attention to detail and care, can help protect it for another hundred years.
Come and discover the role of a conservator. Have you ever wondered exactly what the team get up to seven days a week? We welcome you to join as many of our short talks and demonstrations led by the team.

Conservation catch up, Every Wednesday at 12.30pm

Meet the conservation team for a 30 minute catch up, and find out how we care for the house and its collection. Each month there will be a new theme to discover and discuss, and the opportunity to find out more about some of the special items from our reserve collections. Meet us in the Stone Hall just before 12.30pm.