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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

More than 17,500 photographs, prints and private and official papers relating to Prince Albert, consort of Queen Victoria have gone online as part of a new website.

Visit the Prince Albert microsite

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

The Lost Collection
Recreation of one of the Privy Rooms in the 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 new map to explore connections between the Royal Collection and places across the UK

Film

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

Conservation

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

CASE STUDY

A hidden musical surprise

Cleaning this inkstand uncovered a surprising element in need of repair

Exhibition Highlights

Star Collection items, featuring in current exhibitions.

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.

Collectors

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