Museum Review- Switz County, Vevay, IN Historic Society Survey- JenniferHein Textile Conservation

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  1. 1. Switzerland County Historical Museum and Society, Vevay, IN www.switzcomuseums.org Federal C.A.P. Survey by Jennifer Hein
  2. 2. Historical Museum Signs
  3. 3. Welcome & Hours Posted
  4. 4. MarketingImportant to have obvious donation boxes
  5. 5. Bookstore Merchandising Area
  6. 6. Function- Good Handicap Access door closure issue
  7. 7. Research Space, Office & Kitchen in RHM and a temporary meeting area in HM
  8. 8. Archives Storage & Office
  9. 9. Functional Areas that need Improved
  10. 10. Staff
  11. 11. Community Archives
  12. 12. Collection Business & Industry on the River
  13. 13. Education about the History of the River
  14. 14. Lifestyle-
  15. 15. Agricultural Industry - Farming
  16. 16. Lifestyle- Historic Buildings Functional Beauty
  17. 17. Early River Transportation
  18. 18. Military- Civil War & WWI
  19. 19. Military- WWII & Recent
  20. 20. Initial Collection
  21. 21. Pioneer Life - Equipment & Tools
  22. 22. RHM Archives, Library & Office
  23. 23. RHM Preservation & Storage Processes
  24. 24. RHM Storage in Process
  25. 25. RHM Storage on 2nd Floor
  26. 26. Archive & Accessions in Best RHM Storage
  27. 27. Mixed Use Function ?
  28. 28. HM Closet and Base Cabinet Storage
  29. 29. Metal in Storage Before & After
  30. 30. Lighting - window covers
  31. 31. Lighting Windows that need covers
  32. 32. Lighting sources
  33. 33. Switzerland County Events, Festival & Holiday Events
  34. 34. Outdoor Historic Areas with Bell
  35. 35. Share Tourism ads and signage with Fair & City events
  36. 36. Future Group Plans with Living History Site
  37. 37. This review was funded by the SmithsonianHeritage Preservation CAP 2008 Grant A conservation assessment survey was conducted for the museum in July 2008 by Preventive Conservator, Jennifer Hein For the Switzerland County Historical Society and Museums 208-210 East Market St., Vevay, IN 47043 812-427-3560 www.switzcomuseums.org
  38. 38. Visit other tourist locations near this Ohio River location, casinos,Vevay, IN
  39. 39. A Rainbow after a storm from the local hotel