Welcome to Cornucopia, an online database of information about more than 6,000 collections in the UK's museums, galleries, archives and libraries. Whether you are interested in painters or politicians, dinosaurs or space travel, the Romans or the Victorians, Cornucopia can tell you what is available and where to see it. There are three ways to search Cornucopia:

  1. 1. You can browse the database using the categories below:
  2. 2. You can enter a search term in the Quicksearch box below.
    Cornucopia Quicksearch
  3. 3. You can use the Advanced Search facility to find collections near to you by entering your postcode or search across other websites using web services.

Cultural heritage institutions can also add and/or update their own collection descriptions. Click here for more details.
Cornucopia is developed and managed by the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council.

Site design by Orangeleaf Systems

This site is designed so that its contents are accessible to every type of browser. Your browser, however, may not support basic Web standards, preventing the display of our site's design details. You are encouraged to upgrade to a more standards compliant browser.