A council is proposing to offer land it owns for the site of a £20m National Nuclear Archive on the condition that the building showcases local history.
The nuclear archive could potentially hold millions of records
Highland Council has suggested integrating a North Highland Archive with the nuclear one in Caithness.
It has been estimated the combined project would create about 25 jobs in the area.
The proposed site covers just over 12 acres at Wick Airport Industrial Estate.
Councillors on Highland's resources committee will consider the idea on Wednesday.
The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) said its archive could potentially hold between 20 and 30 million digital, paper and photographic records.
They primarily concern the history, development and decommissioning of the UK's civil nuclear industry since the 1940s.