View of Dordrecht (from the Maas) by Aelbert Cuyp

Art & collections

Rembrandt at Buckland Abbey

Introducing our remarkable collections 

We care for one of the world’s largest art and heritage collections. With close to one million objects at over 200 historic places, a surprise discovery awaits you around every corner.

Oak and cedar cabinet with ivory veneer, Ham House

Uncovering the secrets of our furniture collection 

We're embarking upon a research project to catalogue thousands of pieces of furniture in our collections. We've made some exciting discoveries whilst adding to the existing knowledge of our most treasured items.

Exhibition highlights

Stories from our places

E.C. Hardman, The Diver, Photograph, 1929

A trip through sporting history 

Sports have inspired the arts for centuries, shaping the way we present ourselves, the way we dress and the very way we move. Here we explore a sporting history through our art collections.

Recent acquisitions and loans

Explore our collections

The majority of objects in our care are recorded in our online database. You'll find many intriguing items to explore at places near you