For museums and individuals looking to care for their collections

Bustle is dedicated to helping collect, organize, and preserve your history for your family and your community for years to come.

Museum Quality Preservation Services

Digital Accessibility

Updating obsolete data into the digital age for easier access and storage: 

  • Photographs

  • Slides

  •  Letters

  • Documents

  • Audio/visual

Digging Deep

Exploring documents to help further your project:

  • Primary documents

  • Object research

  • Genealogy

  • Historical research and writing

Costume Mounting

Helping museums exhibit sensitive costumes:

  • Conservation mannequin creation

  • Custom mannequin build outs

  • Custom mounting


Preserving Memories

Maintaining and providing preservation solutions based on best practices for housing and maintaining family heirlooms or museum collections: 

  • Wedding dresses

  • Quilts

  • Uniforms

  • Fashion accessories

  • Photographs

  • Letters and other documents

  • Books

Collections Assessment

Raising the bar for museums and collectors to provide easy access to their collections:

  • Location tracking

  • Database entry

  • Detailed photography of objects

  • Collections housing assessment

Caring for Collections

Providing help to museums in order to maintain high standards in caring for and safeguarding their collection:

  • Conservation and preservation assessment of collection

  • Providing detailed notes on collection for records

  • Recommendations on collections care and best practices to avoid conservation in the future.

  • Condition reporting for incoming and outgoing loans

  • Accessions


Hours - By appointment only.

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Roanoke, VA, USA

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