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Explore the Collections

Welcome to the collections search.  Here you can explore the rich life and heritage of St Paul’s Cathedral through the remarkable and important artefacts cared for by the Dean and Chapter.

The Object Collection contains many significant items associated with the life, work and history of the cathedral from fonts and altars to monuments and paintings while the Architectural Archive is home to thousands of drawings and papers relating to the architectural history of St Paul’s.

Use the simple or advanced search to find what you are looking for or browse a selection of objects by using the themes below. Objects can be grouped by object name (eg. monument or oil painting) by using the drop-down list in the advanced search.

The collections search is continually being developed and updated and some groups have not yet been added to the database. Please direct any comments or queries to a member of the collections team.