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Welcome to the website for UK Parliament’s Heritage Collections.

Our Heritage Collections include the Parliamentary Art Collection, the Historic Furniture and Decorative Arts Collection, and the Architectural Fabric Collection.

We hold over 26,000 objects ranging from the medieval period to the 21st century, which help to tell the story of Parliament.

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Print on Demand

Some objects from the Parliamentary Art Collection are available to buy online as prints. Take a look at the range of artworks available, including unframed, framed or canvas prints.
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News

Read about the recent activities of the Heritage Collections team and the development of our collections.

New Artwork Installed

New Commission

There Was A Time 2019-20

Artist Nicky Hirst has created an artwork in response to her residency as the official Election Artist for the 2019 snap general election. Find out more about the meaning behind the artwork.

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Exhibition

Cornelia Parker - Election Artist 2017

As Tate Britain celebrates Cornelia Parker RA with a major exhibition, why not visit our online exhibition all about her residency as the official Election Artist for the 2017 General Election. See behind the scenes footage of her time as Election Artist, and watch her final artwork – Left, Right and Centre – the first digital artwork to join the Parliamentary Art Collection. Visit the online exhibition here. 

Protest Placard (Verso), Print by Cornelia Parker © Cornelia Parker, Photo credit: Parliamentary Art Collection WOA 7613