Unparalleled experience and expertise in a unique, challenging, and ever-changing field…

As recognized leaders in the field of cultural property protection, Layne Consultants International (LCI) offers simply the best available resource to museums, libraries, historic sites, zoos, aquariums, botanic gardens, arboretums, local/state/national parks, performing arts complexes, and educational/public institutions throughout the U.S. and abroad in terms of quality and service.

  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Disaster Planning
  • Emergency Response / Evacuation Planning
  • Protection of Collections - On Exhibit, In Storage & In Transit
  • Art Move Security Coordination
  • Risk Analysis / Security Assessment
  • Electronic Security Design / Specification
  • Physical Security Planning
  • Special Events Security Planning & Coordination
  • Exhibit Protection Planning
  • Security Personnel Selection & Placement Services
  • Security Officer & Staff Training
  • Guard Force Management
  • Staff Security Awareness Training
  • Investigations
  • Business Continuity Planning

"We offer personal service from consultants who care about your protection!"

LCI is proud of its reputation for excellence in cultural property protection. We offer comprehensive security planning, consulting, and training with our top-rated team of industry professionals. Our worldwide network of leading consulting associates and our Board Certified Professional Engineers have extensive experience working with hundreds of Museums, Historic Sites, Libraries, Zoos, Aquariums, Botanic Gardens, Galleries, Art Institutes, Performing Arts Complexes, National/State Parks, Tribal Cultural Centers, or any cultural or public institution.

Detailed Security Surveys

We've evaluated protection for cultural institutions throughout the world. Our expert analysts examine policies, procedures, physical security, electronic systems, and area environment. A thorough, user-friendly report documents our findings and offers practical recommendations. Life-safety and litigation avoidance are a specialty!

System Design & Specification

Whether you're involved in a new construction, renovation, or concerned about long-range planning, we'll work with architects, general contractors, and administrators to help develop the most practical, cost-effective protection design for you institution. Our team of experts will help see your project through from start to finish.

Staff and Security Officer Training

Customized basic training programs for cultural property professionals, including administrators, facilities managers, human resources, all-staff, and security staff. Tailored to meet your specific needs and presented at your location by leading professionals in the field of institutional protection.