The Royal Collection

The Royal Collection Near You

A new map to explore connections between the Royal Collection and places across the UK The Royal Collection Near You Read more


Henry VIII’s Armour of c. 1540

Join The Queen's Armourer, Simon Metcalf, as he examines this extraordinary piece of history. Henry VIII’s Armour of c. 1540 Read more

Past Exhibition

High Spirits

Relive our look at the comic art of Thomas Rowlandson High Spirits Read more

Backlist publication

Gems and Jewels

The first survey of the gems and jewels in the Royal Collection, now digitally available Gems and Jewels Read more


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


A hidden musical surprise

Cleaning this inkstand uncovered a surprising element in need of repair A hidden musical surprise Read more

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. About the Royal Collection Read more


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