Civil War Lecture Series: It’s Science!

The Mariners' Museum and Park
100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606
United States 100 Museum Drive Newport News 23606


  • FREE with Museum Admission: $10.00-15.00

Presented by Elsa Sangouard and Kate Sullivan, Conservators, USS Monitor Center
Are you familiar with the acronyms XRF, FTIR, or SEM? Would you like to know why conservators rely on science to guide their treatment choices? During this lecture you’ll learn about the many ways conservators use analytical tools and scientific methods to answer specific questions about artifacts, ultimately enabling their preservation for future generations.