Cleaning, conservation and restoration of found materials and artefacts for institutions, companies and individuals

The Móra Ferenc Museum accepts companies, individuals, private collectors, among you, institutions, ethnographic, historical, fine arts, archaeological objects, collectibles, works of art and unique pieces, etc. cleaning, conservation and restoration.

The museum has a team of qualified, certified professionals with decades of experience. This personnel ensures the operation of the nearly 300-square-meter restoration center built on the museum's 4,000-square-meter warehouse base built in 2010, and provides a suitable framework and technical background for ceramics, porcelain, glass, paper, metal, paintings, picture frames, etc. for its professional cleaning, conservation and restoration. The washing and acidizing room with a floor area of ​​nearly 40 m2, as well as the central restoration laboratory of 70 square meters allows for the cleaning, sorting, and gluing of large quantities of archaeological finds (ceramics, bones, etc.), the smaller laboratories are suitable for different materials - archaeological metals, unique pieces, etc. – for the restoration of works of art.

Our main technical tools and equipment:

- Technical hanging motors with whips (suitable for efficient cleaning of large quantities of finds)

- Manual - laboratory micromotors (suitable for fine, precision cleaning)

- Ultrasonic depurators suitable for dry and wet cleaning, which serve to remove stubborn dirt and corrosion products

- Ultrasonic cleaning equipment (uses the effective cleaning of hard-to-reach or inaccessible parts of objects using ultrasound)

- Drying and vacuum cabinets (with the help of the devices, we can preserve the objects not only on the surface, but also in their entire cross-section, so we can provide more effective protection against human and airborne pollutants of the environment)

- Granule spreading equipment (we can effectively remove stubborn dirt by using 60 and 250 micron grain size spreading material)

- The special water network of the restoration labs is connected to water softening, iron removal and dechlorination equipment, so the objects do not come into contact with tap water that is harmful to the artefacts.

- All of the restoration labs are equipped with microscopes, which are essential for cleaning minute details. The digital camera that can be connected to the microscope is suitable for creating photo documentation.

- In addition to mains and mobile extractors, the restoration center also has a high-performance extractor with a 3-meter arm, under which we have the opportunity to clean and preserve larger objects (e.g. chests, chests of drawers, etc.)