Our collections in the Midlands

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In the Midlands we have almost 150,000 objects for you to view and enjoy, providing you with a unique taster for your visit to the property.

Many items can be seen at the properties, but not every one is on show due to lack of space or conservation reasons.

What you can find in the Midlands

The collection is diverse and widespread, spanning from 13th & 14th-century dovecotes to Elizabethan interiors, varied collections at Hardwick Hall to collections from the 1970s at the Birmingham Back to Backs.

From the opulence of our 18th century mansion houses at places like Attingham Park and Kedleston Hall to the lives of the 19th century poor at The Workhouse, you can view and search through the assorted and mixed collections we have available for you.

National collections

You can also search across all Collections and view an incredible three quarters of a million items in total.

You cannot possibly visit and see them all and this website gives you a view no visit could ever give.

New cataloguing, new images and many other improvements are continuing and the website is updated every day so make sure you visit the frequently to make sure you don't miss a thing.