St John's Cross on display in Iona Abbey Infirmary Museum.

Earlier this year, my colleagues from the collections team and I travelled to Iona to do some essential conservation work at the museum.

Many of the beautiful items you can see at the museum are fragile and need to be kept in carefully controlled conditions. To achieve that, we have several tricks on hand:

Have you been to the museum? What did you think?


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Lynsey Haworth

Lynsey works in the Collections Unit and is responsible for the care of objects relating to properties in central Scotland. This includes documentation, collections care, research and outreach, and risk management. She is based in Edinburgh, but spends a lot of time out and about working at various properties across the region.