About Us

The United States National Committee of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (US/ICOMOS) is part of the worldwide ICOMOS network of people, institutions, government agencies, and private corporations who support the conservation of the world’s heritage.  For over 50 years, US/ICOMOS has worked to deliver the best of international historic preservation and heritage conservation work to the U.S. domestic preservation dialogue, while sharing and interpreting for the world the unique American historic preservation system.

As the only U.S. professional preservation organization with a global focus, US/ICOMOS is the gateway for U.S. professionals to participate in worldwide heritage conservation.  With over 700 members, US/ICOMOS promotes strong ties between national, regional, private, and governmental organizations within the U.S. and the international preservation community.

US/ICOMOS guides and promotes activities through an extensive membership network of preservation professionals, institutions, and organizations, including specialized scientific committees.  US/ICOMOS also organizes an annual international scientific symposium, an international intern exchange program, and occasional special training courses and workshops.

US/ICOMOS is a private, non-profit, non-governmental organization with 501(c)(3) status.

Our U.S. Tax Identification number is 23-7366110. Our IRS Form 990 for the year ending 6/30/2018 is available here.