A painting of summer meadow flowers by artist John Thompson

Art & collections

Summer exhibition highlights
Sutton Hoo replica helmet

Sutton Hoo exhibition, Suffolk 

The redesigned Tranmer House and new High Hall exhibition space at Sutton Hoo will unveil dramatic displays, showcasing finely-crafted replicas of glittering Anglo-Saxon treasures, to tell the story of a spectacular King’s ship burial. This site is one of the greatest archaeological discoveries. Re-opened 5 August.

Celebrating William Morris

Agatha Christie book spines

Agatha Christie's most cherished objects at Greenway 

Greenway in Devon boasts a fabulous collection of over 12,000 objects - the results of a lifetime of collecting by famous author Agatha Christie and her family. It was their beloved holiday 'dream' home. We unveil some of the most marvellous and mysterious of these family treasures.

Objects in focus

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Some of the greats
Armour helmets hanging on the wall in Dragon at Snowshill Manor, Gloucestershire

Introducing our remarkable treasures 

We look after one of the world’s largest art and heritage collections. With more than one million objects at over 200 historic places - including over 400,000 book titles - a surprise discovery awaits you around every corner.

Places with collections we recommend

Petworth, West Sussex

Inspired by the Baroque palaces of Europe and nestled in the South Downs, Petworth House displays the finest art collection in the care of the National Trust.

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Grantham, Lincolnshire

The perfect English country house?

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Sevenoaks, Kent

Be part of a 400 year history of visiting Knole

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Recent acquisitions and loans

Explore our collections

The majority of objects in our care are recorded on our National Trust Collections website. You'll find many intriguing items to explore at places near you