History and collections at Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum

The Arlington estate belonged to the Chichester family for eleven generations. Here you can find out how the estate evolved and the influences of different family members. Additionally the house and carriage museum are home to over 5000 artefacts from tiny model ships in bottles to grand state carriages. Below you can find out how the collection is cared for and what we look after.

Shaping a family home

A passion for collecting

Caring for the collections