The Institute of Conservation

The Institute of Conservation focuses on the conservation of objects and collections protects the things people value. It enables the care and safeguarding of tangible cultural heritage, from cherished family heirlooms to national treasures.

Icon’s vision is to protect, preserve and promote our treasured cultural heritage through cultivating skilled conservation professionals, supporting meaningful collaboration across the cultural heritage sector, and delivering public benefit through engagement and advocacy.

Conservation professionals value and understand the physical artefacts that embody our collective history and culture; skilfully safeguarding it against decay and neglect to ensure that everyone’s stories survive for the inspiration of present and future generations. 


The Institute of Conservation
106-109 Saffron Hill
London EC1N 8QS