The collections are looked after and conserved by for research, study and exhibition.
In these pages you can learn more about where the majority of our collections are kept, how they are cared for, and how you can access them, whether as a loan, a visit to the stores or by requesting imagery.
Our collections on other websites
Our collections have been featured on other websites, including:
- Just under 4,000 objects relating to food and drink are listed on Europeana
- 151 objects, mainly from our musical instrument collection and institutional archive, are listed on Exploring 20th Century London
- Original factory records of production and sales of Wheatstone & Co. concertinas on www.horniman.info
- 200 oil paintings are featured on the website ArtUK
- 3 musical instruments from our collection are featured in the Museum of London’s mobile phone app Soundtrack to London
- 71 objects are listed in an online database Japanese Buddhist Objects in European Collections
- Art Fund list a number of objects which we acquired with their support