This is the page where you can find introductory information about how to care for the metals in your museum collection.
The Victoria & Albert Museum guide to care for your metal objects. This guide can help you to identify different types of metals and issues like corrosion.
The Benson Ford Research Center provides a fact sheet on The Care and Preservation of Historical Iron.
The National Park Service provides a “Conserve O Gram” on “Caring for Silver and Copper Alloy Objects.”
Silver Cleaning and Care, a resource from the Hammond-Harwood House and City of Bowie Museums Collector’s Corner Workshop Series, provides tips on preventing and removing tarnish and proper storage.The National Park Service “Conserve O Gram” on creating a microclimate box for metal storage. Microclimate boxes are often used to store metals and decelerate corrosion.The Canadian Conservation Institute created a comprehensive guide to caring for metal objects in heritage collections. Metals Collection Care, a resource from Museums and Galleries Scotland.