The Story of England
A digital patchwork tracing the incredible story of England's history from prehistory to the modern age, told through the sites and objects that make up the National Heritage Collection. It's a brand new way to step into England's story.
Explore England's Story
Variations on a Theme
Explore England's stories chronologically, or pick a broader theme to search by: War, Religion, Architecture or even Arts & Invention and Food & Health.
Begin at the beginning
Stories Great and Small
English history is full of iconic places and famous people, from the secrets of Stonehenge to Charles Darwin's discoveries at Down House. You'll find those stories here, but also the weird and wonderful tales that bring our National Collection to life.
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