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Two shelves with cardboard boxes on them. Each box has a number of images attaches which show their contents, and labels with details of the objects. All these objects look like clothes

About the collections

There are around 350,000 objects in the collections. Find out more about how we look after them and how you can access them.

The collections are looked after and conserved by for research, study and exhibition.

In these pages you can learn more about where the majority of our collections are kept, how they are cared for, and how you can access them, whether as a loan, a visit to the stores or by requesting imagery.

Our collections on other websites

Our collections have been featured on other websites, including: