Temperature and Humidity

Temperature and Humidity

Stable environmental conditions are amongst the most important factors in the preservation of museum collections. Temperature, humidity, light levels and air quality all need to be controlled. This factsheet deals with the effects of temperature and humidity. The effects of light levels and air pollution are discussed in two separate factsheets.

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Last Updated: 14 Jan 2021

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