Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

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10.00 to 22.00 Fridays

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Author: Dawn Hoskin (Assistant Curator)
Vibrations may have given the Beach Boys excitations but in a Museum vibrations can give curators and conservators serious concern.The movement of vibrations can put objects at risk of harm and potential damage. Vibrations can be created by a number of things, for example a busy road outside or foot falls on a springy floor. More conspicuous vibrations, such as those caused by heavy construction...