RAMM cares for wonderful and diverse collections consisting of over one million individual objects and specimens from all over the globe. They are divided into the following curatorial departments: antiquities, costume and textiles, decorative art, ethnography, fine art, natural sciences, numismatics and social history.
The collections contain items of local, national and international importance, and many are of outstanding historical or cultural significance.
Explore the object database and research blog
Read more about the objects and collectors on this website. Or explore a selection of object records on the Collections Database part of the South West Collections Explorer website. The Research Collection area has blog posts by curatorial and conservation staff. You can even curate your own digital collection!
Licence and buy prints of RAMM’s objects
A selection of fine art and object images are online to licence or buy as prints. To licence images for publications and other uses visit RAMM’s Bridgeman Images page. See the RAMM shop page to buy prints, canvases and other products.