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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Discover the Speaker's State Coach
The Speaker’s State Coach is an iconic work of art and an important piece of Parliamentary history. In this story, we follow the coach for over 300 years and take a close look at its design and imagery. The Coach is now cared for as a heritage object, the earliest surviving English coach in the United Kingdom. It is on display in Westminster Hall until October in celebration of King Charles III’s Coronation.
News: Porters' Chairs Share their Secrets
We have discovered intriguing new details about two historic items of furniture in our collection following their conservation. The library porters’ chairs that sit outside the Commons’ Library, marked by their tall backrests, are significantly older than first thought.