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Welcome to the new 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.

Heritage in Use

Interview

Conserving our works of art

The Parliamentary Art Collection includes over 10,000 works of art across a huge range of media. They require a lot of care, ranging from day-to-day preventive work, to active conservation treatments. But as a working collection in a very busy building, it’s not always straight forward. Read the interview.

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News

New Portrait Unveiled

A new portrait of Lord Fowler, former Lord Speaker, was unveiled in a ceremony in the River Room in September 2021.

Read more about the portrait by celebrated painter Andrew Festing here.