Regenstein Pacific Laboratory
On August 31, 2002, the Regenstein Pacific Conservation Laboratory, a 1,600 square-foot conservation and collections management facility, opened in the Museum’s Traveling the Pacific exhibition.
With more than 1.5 million objects in the Museum’s anthropology collections, this laboratory showcases the our commitment to protect all our collections for future generations.
Or as someone at the Museum is sure to tell you: Start at the palm tree, go past the volcano, cross the coral atoll, sneak along one side of the genuine Micronesian canoe, and there you are.
Inside this special climate-controlled facility, conservators and collections managers work diligently and with great care to improve the health and well-being of countless objects from our anthropology collections that are in need of such fine and tender loving attention.