Conservation and restoration
One of the functions of museums is the conservation of the cultural resources they custody. It develops in two points:
Preventive conservation, it has as an objective to avoid the deterioration or loss of the collections adopting the necessary measures in the exhibition rooms and warehouses, through systematic control of the relative humidity, temperature and lighting levels and supervising the state of conservation and superficial cleaning of the funds.
Restoration, that has as an objective to stop the deterioration and degradation processes and/or consolidate the structure of the objects when its integrity is in danger. The applied treatment should have as an objective to ease the understanding and use of the resource, basing in the respect of the material and the original.