National Research Laboratory for Conservation of Cultural Property (NRLC)

Established in 1976, The National Research Laboratory for Conservation of Cultural Property (NRLC) is the premier organization for the researches in conservation of the cultural property including monuments and sites, as well as museums, library and archive collections. NRLC is well equipped with adequate infrastructure and laboratories for material analysis and testing, developing sustainable conservation solutions.

NRLC achieve its mission through scientific research, education and training, field projects, collaborations and dissemination of information via articles in journals, conferences, workshops, publications and public participations.

NRLC conducts research on materials composition and on art making techniques, developing methods to slowdown deterioration and prevent further damage, providing information on cause of deterioration and treatment options, devising conservation solutions and assess treatment performance of cultural materials. NRLC Published about 200 research papers in peer reviewed journals of national and international repute and proceedings.

Workshops and Seminars in NRLC 

NRLC holds various national & international conference alone or in cooperation with other organizations or bodies in conservation.

Publications and Resources of NRLC

NRLC publications include the bimonthly newsletter, the, books, and more. Conservation is more than treating objects in a museum. From disaster response and recovery to sustainability in conservation to career advice,

Contact Details

National Research Laboratory for Conservation of Cultural Property
Sector – E/3, Aliganj
Lucknow – 226024, U.P. India

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