Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

The NHHC Underwater Archaeology & Conservation Laboratory serves as a curation space for over 2,500 artifacts and provides public access to the collection for research and analysis. Additionally, the Lab manages an artifact loan program, of nearly 11,000 artifacts, which allows for Navy-owned artifacts from submerged sites to be curated and displayed under the auspices of NHHC at qualified facilities nationally and internationally for the purposes of public education and academic research. Explore the icons below to see some of the artifacts highlighted in our collection.