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Where do our collections come from?

Since the museum was founded in 1994, we’ve been collecting items which tell the stories of peacemaking in many different forms. Our collections are made up of banners, personal objects, campaign materials and artworks donated by people and organisations all over the world.

Themes

Collection highlights

Not sure where to start? Here are a few of our favourite objects, which introduce you to some of the themes of our collections. Click the links below to learn more:

Learn More

If you want to read more about some of our collections, we write blog posts which give a more detailed history of some of our objects. Click here to read more:

This project was made possible thanks to funding from Museum Development Yorkshire and Mid Thames Quakers.