How to restore a 135-year-old-sunfish
26 January 2018
Find out what it takes to care for an enormous, scientifically irreplaceable fish.
Minerals: sparkling, sensitive and toxic
12 June 2017
Minerals may look tough, but getting these crystals from ground to display case needs a very steady hand.
Marengo: a warhorse's makeover
4 January 2017
Watch a Museum conservator reposition the delicate skeleton of Napoleon's horse, Marengo.
Blue whale conservation team wins prestigious award
4 June 2018
The conservators preparing the Museum's blue whale skeleton for its move into Hintze Hall have received a prize for their contribution to the public's understanding of conservation.
How to pickle a shark
8 January 2015
Follow the journey of a large shark specimen from a beach in Northumberland to being sealed in our spirit collection.