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Heritage Preservation | Underwater Cultural Assets

Heritage Preservation | Underwater Cultural Assets

To help preserve the nation’s cultural assets, the Department of Cultural Resources has launched a conservation project targeting antiques, historic sites and underwater cultural assets.

The scope of the project includes:

  • The designation and protection of national treasures
  • The collection and restoration of antiques
  • The excavation and surveying of historic sites
  • The detection and preservation of underwater cultural assets

Other major tasks related to antiques, historic sites and underwater cultural assets include:

  • Establishing an integrated database
  • Organizing museum exhibitions and educational events
  • Training professionals in preservation and restoration techniques
  • Planning underwater and maritime conservation zones
  • Conducting research projects and policy revisions 

  

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