Skip to main content

RE-ORG Reorganization of Museum Storage

A storage survey by ICCROM and UNESCO in 2011 found that 95% of museum objects are kept in storage; 1 in 4 museums have incomplete documentation systems, 1 in 3 are unclear about who is responsible for storage, 1 in 4 museums find it difficult to circulate [move around] in storage, and 1 in 2 museums have insufficient storage units (

“This self-evaluation tool will help you decide whether your institution needs to embark on a RE-ORG [reorganization] project.”

“RE-ORG is a step-by-step method for planning and implementing a storage reorganization project.”