Conservation Uncovered at The British Library

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Visit the 'Conservation Uncovered' exhibition to discover the methods behind book and sound conservation and understand how the life of collection items - some thousands of years old, some contemporary - can be prolonged. This small exhibition also gives visitors an insight into how books can deteriorate, and the range of solutions available to preserve them for the future. This work uses modern technologies and considerable knowledge of material science - alongside centuries old craft skills. Sound restoration techniques are also explained.

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British Library

96 Euston Road, London, NW1 2DB

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Open all year Sun 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Mon, Wed - Fri 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM; Tue 9:30 AM - 8:00 PM; Sat 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM; , Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, Christmas Day Bank Holiday, Boxing Day Bank Holiday, New Year's Eve, Easter Monday, Early May Bank Holiday, Spring Bank Holiday, Summer Bank Holiday 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM Closed Easter Sunday, Good Friday, 30 Mar 2013

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British Library

Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB
Telephone:
+44 (0)20 7412 7332
Public transport:
Euston or King's Cross St. Pancras