Person demonstrating the use of Ground Penetration Radar

Archeology & Collections

Archeology & Collections works to enhance the preservation of archeological sites, landscapes, materials, and collections.

APT Non Destructive Evaluation Workshop - Charleston, SC

Architecture & Engineering

Architecture & Engineering works to advance preservation technology for buildings and other structures.

Gum Springs Picnic Area, Winnfield, La.

Historic Landscapes

The stewardship of cultural landscapes provides the richness and complexity of the human story of our nation.

Four people cleaning stone carving in cemetery

Materials Conservation

Materials Conservation works to understand how cultural objects deteriorate with time.

C. Cooper taking a mortar sample

Technical Services

NCPTT offers a range of services to help the National Park Service and other agencies in the cultural heritage sector achieve their mission.

More About the Center

Georgette Lang is rotating her samples in the QUV Weatherometer.

Facilities and Directions

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Leo H Nelson Portrait


Learn more about the people and places that make up the NCPTT

Staff in front of Leo H Nelson Hall


NCPTT consists of a talented and diverse group of staff.

Last updated: June 14, 2021