The College Collections include art and artefacts, manuscripts and archives, rare books and natural history specimens, ranging in date from prehistory to the present day.
We look after these outstanding collections to preserve and develop them for the future and make them accessible to the local community and the wider world. Each year, our museums, galleries, reading rooms and historic spaces welcome thousands of visitors.
artefacts, specimens and files of documents in the collections
years old is the age of our earliest objects, and the newest were made this century
people visit our free museums, galleries, reading rooms and historic spaces each year
Our education sessions are free and activity based. Led by our Education Officer, students use a variety of objects, documents and images to discover more about their topic.