Wereldmuseum Rotterdam

DG Takes You To Explore The Protection Methods Of Cultural Relics In Museum Exhibitions

Wereldmuseum Rotterdam



Project Briefing and Building Overview: Wereldmuseum Rotterdam is an ethnographic museum with a collection of more than 83,000 cultural relics from Asia, Oceania, Africa, and the Americas, representing 127 national cultures around the world, spanning 2000 years, and reflecting the diversity of world cultures. It is a people-centered museum that holds a mirror to the people of Rotterdam, showcasing their collections over 160 years. The museum has 1,800 ethnographic exhibits on permanent display, showing the port city's diverse culture, travel boom, international relations, colonial history and commercial spirit. Wereldmuseum Rotterdam is a museum about present and past cultures. The museum's mission is to recognize that people face the same life problems no matter where they are in the world. The answers they give to these questions vary and are often culturally determined.

The museum is a treasure trove of cultural heritage, housing a rich and diverse collection of cultural relics and artworks. These cultural relics represent a precious heritage of human history, culture and creativity and therefore need to be properly protected.As a specialist manufacturer of Display cases, DG Display Showcase understands that the preservation of cultural objects is of Paramount importance in museum displays, including various measures and techniques designed to ensure that cultural objects are not damaged or corrupted during display, storage and transport.This article will discuss the methods of protecting cultural relics in museum exhibitions

1. Display environment control

(1) Temperature and humidity control: Maintaining appropriate temperature and humidity is the key to the protection of cultural relics. Excessively high or low temperature and humidity can cause corrosion, deformation or decomposition of cultural relics. Museums need to install air conditioners, humidifiers, dehumidifiers and other equipment to maintain stable environmental conditions.

(2) Light control: Strong light can cause fading and deterioration of cultural relics. The museum uses special lighting equipment and UV filters to reduce light damage to artifacts.

2. Appropriate exhibition design

(1) Showcases and display racks: Cultural relics are usually displayed in showcases or display racks. These structures need to be stable and safe to prevent the cultural relics from being damaged or touched by the audience.

(2) Dust prevention measures: Dust accumulation may cause damage to cultural relics, so the exhibition area needs to be cleaned and protected regularly.

3. Cultural relics processing and packaging

(1) Treatment of cultural relics: Before display, cultural relics may need to be cleaned, restored and protected. This requires professional cultural relic conservation personnel to perform.

(2) Packaging: For cultural relics that are not on display, appropriate packaging materials need to be used to ensure that they are not damaged during storage and transportation.

4.Safety measures

(1) Anti-theft measures: Museums need to take measures to prevent cultural relics from being stolen. This includes installing surveillance cameras, setting up security systems and beefing up security.

(2) Fire and emergency preparedness: Museums need to have emergency response plans to respond to natural disasters such as fires, floods, earthquakes, or other emergencies to maximize the protection of cultural relics.

5. Research and Monitoring

(1) Research and record: Museums should conduct research and record of cultural relics to understand their status and history. This contributes to better management and protection of cultural relics.

(2) Monitoring: Museums can use modern technology to monitor the status of cultural relics, such as image processing technology, non-destructive testing and X-rays.

The protection of cultural relics on display in museums is one of the core tasks of museums. Through appropriate environmental controls, exhibition design, artifact handling and packaging, security measures, and research and monitoring, museums can ensure the safety and preservation of artifacts. Cultural relic protection not only helps preserve the cultural heritage of the country and mankind, but also attracts audiences and promotes academic research and education. Therefore, heritage conservation should be considered an important part of museum work and deserves continued investment and improvement. Only through comprehensive cultural relic protection measures can we pass on our precious cultural heritage to future generations and ensure the continuation of human history and culture.

At DG Display Showcase, we adhere to the craftsmanship spirit of excellence and adhere to customer demand-oriented to provide customers with high-quality showcase products and services. We are committed to continuous innovation and improvement, and constantly pursue higher standards and quality for the manufacturing process and quality assurance of museum showcases.

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