عنوان مقاله [English]
Countries attempt to maintain their precious values through history. To preserve documents, mementos, and tokens of martyrs of the Sacred Defense, some martyrs museums have been established in recent years that gather such works without academic studies or certain designs and definitions for their collection. The present paper aims to study more than 4000 objects that have been gathered from martyr's mementos and tokens in Tabriz Martyr Museum to have a thorough examination of these objects. The paper is concerned with the methods of preservation and restoration of the objects and the values that determines the selection of the objects for the museum. Accordingly, the paper will introduce and explain some criteria in selecting objects for the museum considering the issue of originality; then some methods for maintenance and restoration would be suggested. In the end, the method of preventive maintenance would be introduced as the best way of keeping the mementos and tokens of martyrs. The paper will use a descriptive-analytical method for research and describes the ways objects are preserved in the museums.