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The Royal Collection

The Royal Collection is one of the largest and most important art collections in the world, and one of the last great European royal collections to remain intact. Read more

Eastern Encounters online catalogue

Explore the digital edition of our exhibition catalogue Eastern Encounters: Four Centuries of Paintings and Manuscripts from the Indian Subcontinent

Eastern Encounters online
Eastern Encounters online catalogue ©
A map of the Allied and French encampments and marches along the Rhine between 27 April and 27 July 1710. War of the Spanish Succession (1701-14). Oriented with north to top. 
The map covers an area extending along the Rhine from Ketsch (49°22'04

Royal Collection Trust is delighted to present its first digital-only catalogue, George III's Collection of Military Maps. Explore the king's own collection for the first time

George III's Collection of Military Maps
Map of the Rhine, 1710 ©

Prince Albert microsite

More than 17,500 photographs, prints and private and official papers relating to Prince Albert, consort of Queen Victoria are now available online

The Lost Collection

A website exploring one of the greatest art collections ever assembled, by Charles I in the lost palace of Whitehall

Georgian Papers Programme

An ambitious five year programme to provide access to the Georgian papers in the Royal Archives

Loans from the Royal Collection

Learn more about our active loan programme

The Royal Collection Near You

A map exploring connections between the Royal Collection and places across the UK


Indian Manuscripts in the Royal Collection

Conservation work was needed to allow these manuscripts to be safely displayed

Past Exhibition

High Spirits

Relive our look at the comic art of Thomas Rowlandson

Backlist publication

Gems and Jewels

The first survey of the gems and jewels in the Royal Collection, now digitally available

Delve into the stories behind the Royal Collection


Find out about our work conserving the Royal Collection, ensuring that objects are maintained to the highest possible standards.


A hidden musical surprise

Cleaning this inkstand uncovered a surprising element in need of repair

Exhibition Highlights

Star Collection items, featuring in current exhibitions.

The Padshahnama opening sunburst

Treasures from the Royal Library's collection of Indian Manuscripts

Cardplayers in a sunlit room

One of a series of masterpieces from Buckingham Palace

Queen Mary's Dolls' House

Marvel at the craftsmanship and detail

Tam O'Shanter chair

Learn more about this commemoration of Robert Burns

About the Royal Collection

The Royal Collection is one of the largest and most important collections in the world and one of the last great European royal collections to remain intact.


Learn more about the sovereigns and consorts who have influenced the shape and diversity of the Collection.