Collections management

Our collections have been developed over more than two centuries and is the most comprehensive natural history collection in existence - with more than 70 million specimens. 

The staff at the Natural History Museum, have unrivalled skills and experience in curation and collections management. 

The Museum is ideally placed to provide training courses, services and consultancy that will enable researchers, curators and others to develop the required high standards of stewardship, curatorial and museum skills.

We can offer assistance in:

  • seminars, courses, and individual tuition in a range of collections based and museum subjects including identification, curation, conservation, collections management, education and exhibition design
  • identification of jewellery and auction items advice to the media, evaluation of publisher's material, commercial loans, filming, use of images in advertising and publications
  • advice to institutions, capacity development, technology transfer and peer review
  • data collections management, specialist curation or preservation and other collections-based consultancy.
  • A collection of animals on display.
    Recent projects

    Information on recent collections management consultancy projects

For further information contact

NHM Consulting
Collections Management
Natural History Museum
Cromwell Road

Tel: +44 (0)20 7942 5019
Fax: +44 (0)20 7942 5841

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