Explore our Extensive Digital Collection

With help from 449 volunteers, hailing from 25 different countries, the Food Museum team has been turning handwritten object index cards into a digital catalogue that can be shared online and seen around the world. Browse the objects below or use the search to explore the fascinating items we have.

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Dairy Kitchens Farming Livestock Trades and professions Gypsy, Roma, Traveller

Really enjoyed our day here with our young grandchildren. So many fascinating items!

Liz from Colchester