Discover how we look after these beautiful buildings and the treasures they contain.
We not only preserve the palaces and their collections for the future, but in the course of our work we add to their histories by discovering more about the palaces and the stories of those who lived and worked in them.
Our experts pull apart the art (and science) of conserving a palace and its collections.
Discover how we go about preserving some of the palaces' most interesting and valuable treasures.
You can explore the projects by theme or by palace to find out more about the extensive conservation work undertaken by our dedicated team of conservators.
Find out why we have a problem with light, dust and other agents of decay.
Our conservation specialists continue to uncover new and important secrets about these historic buildings.
Chaucer’s medieval moat wall
Royal Pew: where Henry married Catherine
Discover more about the largest conservation project ever undertaken by Historic Royal Palaces
Click here to find out what we've done >
Protect your treasures
Golden rules for storing, treating and conserving your possessions at home from the professionals.
See us in action
Come to our 'Ask the Conservator' public demonstrations and talks.
Historic Royal Palaces: What we do
Find out more about the projects, teams and experts working to conserve the palaces and their contents.
Play a vital role in our work. Palace upkeep is expensive work and as an independent charity we receive no funding from the Government or the Crown. We depend on our visitors, members, donors, volunteers and sponsors to help us.
Find out how you can support us or become a volunteer
We've been conserving the objects and interiors of our palaces for more than 100 years. In 2013 we're celebrating this milestone by telling the stories of our work.
Visit our Conservation 100 blog
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