Conserving the past, reducing your footprint


Conserving the past, reducing your footprint

Conservation isn’t simply about keeping items stored out of reach, it’s about preserving our planet’s natural history and protecting the past. We use our museums to preserve the information and the knowledge sealed within these treasures from centuries ago. As we continue to make history, we must continue to preserve history, which we can do thanks to our extensive natural history collections. In a world which is becoming more reliant on modern digital technology than ever before, as natural resources and free space in general become scarce, we need to think about every single square inch available. Did you know that with the help of  Bruynzeel archive shelving systems, you can reduce your storage space by as much as 75%? The less space you use for storage, the more visible your displays will be, the more room you will have to continue adding to your displays and exhibits, and the less money you will spend on storage and energy. Using less energy will not only help to keep expenses low, it will also help to reduce your carbon footprint as well. 

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Visible Storage – Display your Works, Don’t Hide them Away!

Thanks to Bruynzeel archive cabinets and archive storage systems, now you can proudly display your exhibits, rather than hiding them away. Typically, as much as 90% of a museum or art gallery’s collections are stored in a dark, moist, dusty depot or warehouse where they will not see the light of day for who knows how long. Thanks to Bruynzeel archive shelving systems however, you can seamlessly combine storage with exhibition. Widely considered the best archive shelving units, you can now store your exhibits safely and securely to ensure that they’re protected from the elements and their surroundings, while still being fully visible for your visitors. These archival storage systems provide a creative way for you to display more items and help the general public to discover the wonders from completely different times in our planet’s history. 

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The Perfect Archive Shelving System, Regardless of Exhibit Size

From wooden shields, iron swords, crockery, vases, and coins, to typewriters, carriages, doors, windows, garden furniture, and even human remains, natural history collections are often defined by their size, weight, shape, and the materials that they’re made from. If you’re looking for a way of storing these kinds of items and keep them safe, regardless of their size or shape, get in touch with us today to discuss our archival storage systems. 

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Who are we?

who are we? we are:

  • Your guiding hand during the design phase of your storage facility  
  • Helping our customers to audit their collections and organise their space and collection in the most optimised and most sustainable way
  • A collaborative partner during the whole process, from planning to design to installation and service 
  • The missing link between your concerns and safe storage of knowledge and objects
  • Your source of inspiration with 100’s of projects installed globally 
  • The world’s most environmentally friendly provider of space creating solutions
  • That one resource in your project team you can always call
Collections Centre Netherlands, Amsterdam

Collections Centre Netherlands, The Netherlands

Joint preservation of the Dutch national collections

“All objects must be stored appropriately and responsibly. This can only be achieved with accurate tailor-made work. That is why we came to Bruynzeel.”

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Louvre Conservation Centre

Louvre Conservation Centre, France

Stored in the best conditions

The new Louvre Conservation Centre, 18.500 m2 large building, of which 10.000 m2 is storage space, stores 250.000 artworks from the Louvre art collection.

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