Years of providing custom storage solutions for museums around the globe have made Spacesaver the expert in museum collections storage and preservation. We have encountered storage challenges of all kinds, ranging from the need for more collections storage space, to the desire to perfectly preserve rare books and artifacts.
There is such variety in museum collections. Spacesaver museum storage specialists have provided custom museum storage solutions for the following types of collections:
Learn more about the breadth of Spacesaver museum storage solutions available by downloading our museum storage lookbook.
LookBook: Museum Storage Collection
Collection care. Arguably the single-most important undertaking for museums both large and small. As collections continue to grow, efficient storage space and optimum convenience and control over artifacts have become primary needs in today’s preservation strategies. At Spacesaver, we fully recognize that the most significant factors influencing your choice in storage systems are: conservation, preservation and security.
To more effectively store the torpedo collection, ActivRAC16 was installed in lieu of the static shelving. By compacting the system, idle aisles were eliminated, freeing up space. This excess of space allowed for the access aisle, when open, to be significantly widened, which better allowed for forklift access and maneuverability.
“I thoroughly enjoy using all of the Spacesaver units. They provide us with ample storage and also help to keep the collections safe, easily accessible and organized.”
When The Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago outgrew its collections space, it built a $65 million state-of-the-art Collections Resource Center (CRC). The new facility drove the need for storage solutions tailored specifically to match the world-class CRC’s unique purpose as both a collections repository and a premier research facility.