Museum Cabinet Storage Solutions

From massive paleontological samples to the smallest specimens, Aurora designs the secure, specialized storage solutions museums need. 

The museum storage market is both interesting and challenging for the sheer variety of items and the special shelving storage requirements for those priceless objects. Museums have to store, display, or archive everything, from massive paleontological samples to taxidermy, to small specimens. Valuable manuscripts, fragile paintings, and on-loan collections may require special security storage considerations as well.

Secure Storage Shelving Systems for Museums

Aurora has many secure museum storage solutions, such as single and double door museum cabinets for general collections, herbarium cabinets, entomology cabinets, and flat files. Additionally, we have space-efficient Times-2™ Rotary StorageAurora High-Density Mobile Storage, or sturdy Quik-Lok shelving. These systems can provide the security required, along with advanced storage solutions for museum items including sensitive artifacts, artwork, and general multimedia pieces.

Museum Storage Cabinet Design

Our design experts can assess existing museum floor space and recommend the correct product to increase storage in the same amount of area. We are often able to increase museum storage by over 50%.

Whatever your needs, Aurora Storage® has a cabinetry solution that can help. Improve your museum storage capabilities and protect your collections with top-quality museum storage cabinets designed for a variety of specialized needs. Keep research collections safe from moisture and deterioration with sealed entomology cabinets or preserve museum plant species in properly manufactured herbarium cabinets and herbarium drying cabinets. Art and natural history museums can take advantage of our specialty flat file storage and textile storage solutions for lasting quality for collections.

Your Preferred Museum Storage Manufacturer

Aurora Storage has already brought sturdy, efficient museum storage cabinets to a number of museum and research facility clients. Current customers include the Museo Amparo in Pueblo, Mexico, the University of Arizona’s Tree Ring Research Center in Tucson, AZ, the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh, PA, and the Morton Arboretum outside of Chicago, IL.

Add your museum or facility’s name to our list of satisfied customers with high-density storage and museum storage cabinets from Aurora Storage. Contact us today to learn more about our products and discuss how we can help improve your museum or facility’s storage space.

Aurora Storage Solutions For:

History & Natural History Museums
Heritage Centers
Art Museums & Galleries
Design Museums
Children’s Museums
University Museums

Reference & Research Libraries

Researchers, scientists, and students can greatly benefit from a well-organized museum library. Aurora Library Shelving can work to reduce the footprint required for book storage while adding space for additional volumes.

Whether using stationary or mobile storage shelving, Aurora systems are capable of handling high density library collections securely and safely. Our museum shelving systems are finished in a non-volatile powder coat that is artifact and document safe with no volatile chemicals or off-gassing.

Case studies

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Tree Ring Lab at University of Arizona

The Tree Ring Lab at University of Arizona

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UC Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art

Frick Art & Historical Center

Morton Arboretum

State Historical Society of ND

The National Law Enforcement Museum

Harvard University

Concord Museum

Greenwich Historical Society

Defense Threat Reduction Agency NEIEI

Bucknell University – Department of Biology

T.M. Sperry Herbarium Pittsburg State University

Pomona College Museum of Art

Library of Congress

Our finishes

Museum Cabinet Colors

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  • grey mobile shelving black handles easy movement art history storage
  • historical art storage shelving
  • historic costume rack storage on mobile shelving
  • stacked white flat file cabinets view finder
  • medium wood laminate top and side panel flat file cabinet for museum
  • history papers in flat file cabinet
  • dark wood vintage and historic clocks on art rack

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Our products

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Museum Storage Solution Products


Wood-Tek™ Products


Discover MJ Library Shelving for Organized Spaces


Modular Lockers for Safe Individual Storage


Wide-lok™ wide span shelving


High Density Mobile Shelving

wire rack shelving

Wire Rack Shelving and Storage Shelf


Museum Storage Cabinets