Learn more about out how our team of conservators care for the objects in our collection, from restoring delicate models to how to paint a full-size locomotive.
Martyn Halman tells an intriguing story sparked by a recently unearthed drawing on tracing paper.
Conservation intern Shoun Obana explains the delicate process of handling an old document.
A look at the progress made on the conservation of historic buildings at the Locomotion site.
Find out how the conservation of our gilt picture frame is going, including some unexpected tools and techniques!
Even the most functional objects in our collection need proper care and attention to make sure they survive for future generations.
It’s not strictly all trains all the time for our conservation team—far from it. They work to preserve a staggering range of objects, from the quotidian to the truly unusual.
The conservation team are hard at work preserving Queen Victoria’s spectacular royal carriage—we caught up with Chris Binks to find out the latest.
Signalling change: Network Rail expertise helps conserve and improve a visitor favourite at the National Railway Museum.
Now that the restoration of Flying Scotsman is complete, take a look at the successes and lessons learned.
The history of dining on the railways is brought to life at the National Railway Museum.
Conservators turn detectives in order to record the conditions of paintings in the Museum’s art store.
Preserving the paper records of a tragic crash can be challenging in a flood-prone environment.