Conservation in action

Our dedicated House and Conservation team are committed to caring for and conserving the vast collection at Ickworth, so it is here for years to come. Discover how they do this below and uncover a world behind the scenes of a Grand House.

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Bringing history to life 

Join us for a Living History day and explore our 1930s servants basement through those who lived there.

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An exhibition - Bound to Last 

Discover our new exhibition in the Library exploring the history of Ickworth's book collection and Theodora's initiative of book binding to protect the collection.

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A day in the life of 

Discover a day in the life of one of Ickworth's Conservation Assistant, protecting and preserving the collection

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Winding back the clocks

Ickworth is full of unique treasures and artwork, an 18th century palace which is cared for by a dedicated conservation team.

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A coronation to remember

From 15 June Theodora's coronation robes, previously kept in store and now been lovingly conserved, are on display for the first time ever! Find out how they've been conserved from our Conservation Assistant Elea.