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Museum Conservation Center at Senator John Heinz History Center

1221 Penn Avenue, 1st floor

Oct 1: 9 A.M. - 1 P.M.

Oct 2: NA

This building at 1221 Penn was designed by Charles Bickel and completed in 1917 for the Marietta Chair Company. In 2014, the History Center updated it and reopened for use.

During your visit we can explain how you might preserve the family treasures in your own home.  Nancy Boomhower, textile conservator, and Jim Burke, digital imaging expert, will be on site to provide insight about their passion for the art and science aspects of their professions.  Various display stations for textile, painting, photos, paper and 3-D object care will also be available for you to explore. You can also learn about a few of the diagnostic tools, such as a digital microscope or blacklight, that might be used to discover hidden details. Browse archival products that are available to help you in your pursuit of preservation.

Special Services: Full Disabled Access; Public Restrooms; Paid Parking