United Kingdom of Culture

From art and fashion to machines and magic, explore the history and culture of the UK with over 140 institutions

In collaboration with

British MuseumThe National Gallery, LondonScience MuseumCity of London CorporationThe Natural History MuseumTate BritainBarbican CentreBlack Cultural ArchivesScottish National GalleryThe Victoria and Albert Museum
and 130 more partners

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From fashion to dinosaurs, and so much more

Discover the Nation's collections

Explore the masterpieces held across the country

Discover more cultural wonders from the UK

From over 140 collections

The Unexpected

Myths, magic and real life dragons that made history

Dinosaurs, squid and beyond

Step back millions of years and learn about the breadth of the Natural History Museum's collections

Escape with Virtual Reality

Bringing lost creatures back to life

Natural History Museum's changing residents

A Brief History of Discovery

Let Natural History Museum experts guide you through 4.6 billion years of natural history

A history of magic

Discover the history behind the magic

Harry Potter: A History of Magic

Discover more wonders from the British Library's exhibition

The Art

From Old masters to Pop Art

Zoom into treasured pieces

From stained glass, to tapestries to royal standards

Spotlight on: London

When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life...

See the Thames in a new light

London's bridges, illuminated

Re-discover the Serpentine Pavillions

An artful oasis in the middle of Hyde Park

All the world's a stage

Draw back the curtain of top performing arts

The Fashion

The home of Saville Row and the mini-skirt

A fashionable history

The birthplace of mini-skirts, and bespoke suiting

Immerse yourself in style

Fashion experiences in 360 degrees

Get into the stiches and seams

Zoom into masterful creations

Explore more fashion history

With the British Fashion Council

The History

People and events that changed the world

A history lesson with the Black Cultural Archives

A celebration of black history is a celebration of British history

Dive into the Black Cultural Archives

A celebration of Black History is a celebration of British History

Celebrating gender equality

From women's suffrage protests, to female MPs

Road to Equality

Celebrating the stories behind 100 years of women's rights in the UK

Discover the stories behind our buildings

Through Historic England's incredible photography collection

Quick fire history lesson

British pioneers and creators to know

Take a private tour of Royal Houses

Self guided, in 360 or with an expert, you decide!

The Charities of The Prince of Wales

As HRH The Prince of Wales celebrates his 70th birthday explore his life and his work supporting heritage and the arts.

Stories of invention and discovery

Discover ground-breaking innovations, creativity and exploration

Explore the collections

See more partners

Explore centuries of science

A journey of invention and discovery

England through its objects

Learn from the English Heritage experts

See more from English Heritage sites across the country

Step into England's story

Get your greenery fix

Learn about the breadth of green spaces across the UK

Spotlight on: Edinburgh

There’s no leaving Edinburgh, No shifting it around: it stays with you, always

The Museum of the World with the British Museum

Keep exploring

Frrom dinosaurs and miniskirts to queens and talking lions