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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

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

Discovering Chinese and Japanese Works of Art in the Royal Collection

Look behind the scenes at the work that goes into preparing a catalogue

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

The Prince of Wales and his entourage on camels posing for camera in front of Pyramid of Cheops and Pyramid of Cephrenes, Giza, Cairo. The Prince is seated on the camel fifth from the left. The man in the white suit with a cigar, gazing up at the Prince,

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.

The Exeter Salt

The magnificence of the Restoration Court uncovered

Ornamental gold fish

The future Edward VII toured India in 1875-6

An Allegory of Painting

A study of artists' self images from the Royal Collection

Electress and her son

Recently attributed to Cranach, on display at Windsor Castle

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.