Collections Centre

The Collections Centre is home to many of the objects and artworks that are not on public display.  We welcome researchers and members of the public to visit by appointment.

The heritage collection includes:

  • fine art
  • silver and decorative art
  • textiles and costumes
  • furniture.

The science collection includes:

  • historic scientific instruments
  • chemistry samples and glassware. 

Researchers and the public can visit by appointment to view the collections. The venue also has a programme of free tours and talks.

Search the catalogue to find out more about individual objects.