The Restoration Department of the Museum of the History of Riga and Navigation takes care of the preservation of the museum collection. Restoration specialists regularly inspect the collection’s objects in the museum repositories, expositions and exhibitions, provide instructions on the optimal storage of the museum collections and the need to preserve and restore the objects.
The conservation and restoration work of the collection is performed by museum restorers in the following specialties:

  • Restoration of paintings
  • Graphic restoration
  • Restoration of manuscripts, documents, books and other paper products
  • Restoration of textile products
  • Restoration of ceramic, glass and porcelain products
  • Restoration of furniture, wood carvings and other interior equipment items
  • Restoration of metal products
  • Restoration of photo materials
  • Restoration of ship models and clocks
  • Restoration of archeological material