Websites with pewter interest

One of the joys of any passion is having the means to pursue it further, which probably means 'surfing' the World Wide Web.  There are so many interesting locations we want to introduce to our fellow pewter buffs.  We hope you will find the time spent visiting them is productive.  Not only that, but it is also convenient from the comfort of home or library, and cheaper than real time travel.  Most of the following websites have a search facility, and some provide amazing results when you type in 'pewter', including image galleries of pewter, and other historic objects. 

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For the best general source of information on many aspects of collecting pewter.

For clubs for pewter collectors: 

For museums & historic houses in the UK:

Museums: address and other visitor information

National Trust: for visitor information about locations *  

National Trust Scotland

For individual locations that have antique pewter:

Albany Institute of Art, NY

American Museum in Britain, Claverton Manor, Bath

Arlington Court *, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 4LP

Art Institute of Chicago

Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

Auckland Museum, New Zealand

Bennington Museum, VT

Benthall Hall *, Shropshire

Berwick Museum & Art Gallery, Northumberland

Bewdley Museum,  Worcs DY122AE

Birmingham Museums & Art Galleries, UK

Bolling Hall Museum, Bradford

Boston Museum of Fine Arts, USA

Brecknock Museum, Brecon, Wales

Bridewell Museum, Norwich

Bristol City Museum

British Museum, London UK

Brooklyn Museum, New York USA

Buckland Abbey *, Plymouth

Burrell Collection, Glasgow

Canons Ashby House *, Daventry, NN113SD

Cecil Higgins Museum, Bedford

Chastleton House *, Moreton in Marsh, Gloucestershire

Chelsea Royal Hospital Museum, London

Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum, Cheltenham GL503JT

Chester County Historical Society, PA

Chichester Cathedral Treasury

Christchurch Cathedral Treasury, Oxford

Clandon Park *, Guildford

Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia, USA

Concord Antiquarian Society, MA

Connecticut Historical Society

Connecticut Landmarks

Connecticut Valley Historical Museum, MA

Cotehele House *, Saltash, Cornwall

Coughton Court *, Alcester, Warwickshire

Currier Museum of Art, NH

Detroit Institute of Arts, MI

Devon Museums

Dorset County Museum, Dorchester

Dunham Massey *, Altrincham, Cheshire

East Riddlesden Hall *,  Keighley, Yorkshire BD205EL

Erddig Hall *, Nantwich, Cheshire

Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

Geffrye Museum, Kingsland Road, London E28EA

Gloucester Folk Museum

Greenwich Maritime Museum, London

Guernsey Folk Museum

Guernsey Museums & Galleries

Gunby Hall *, Spilsby
Hardwick Hall *, Chesterfield, Derbys

Hall Croft, Stratford-upon Avon, Warks

Hampton Court Palace

Harvard House & Museum of British Pewter, Stratford-upon Avon

Henley-in-Arden Guildhall, Warwickshire

Henry Ford Museum, Dearborn MI

Herbert Museum & Art Gallery, Coventry, Warwickshire

Hershey Museum, PA

Hever Castle, Kent

Historical Society of Pennsylvania, PA

Historic Deerfield, MA

Historic Hudson Valley, inc Van Cortland Manor, NY

Historic New England, Boston MA

Holkham Hall, Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk NR231AB

Houston Museum of Fine Arts, TX

Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery, Glasgow

Museum of Edinburgh, Canongate

Ightham Mote *, Sevenoaks, Kent TN150NT

Inverness Museum

Ipswich Museum

Jersey Museums Service

Jewish Museum, London

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow G38AG

Knole House *, Sevenoaks, Kent

Laing Gallery, Newcastle-on-Tyne

Leicester Museum 

Letchworth Museum

Lincoln Cathedral

Lindisfarne Castle *, Holy Island, Northumberland

Litchfield Historical Society & Museum, CT

Little Moreton Hall *, Congleton, Cheshire

Liverpool Museum

Ludlow Museum, Shropshire

Maidstone Museum, Kent

Mary Rose Museum, Portsmouth PO13LX

McManus Gallery, Dundee

Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, USA

Millennium Galleries, Sheffield

Monmouth Museum

Montacute House *, near Yeovil, Somerset

Moseley Old Hall *, WolverhamptoN

Moyse's Hall Museum, Bury St Edmunds

Museum of London, London Wall EC2Y5HN

Museum of Barnstaple & N. Devon, Barnstaple, Devon EX328LN

Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts, Winston-Salem, NC

Museum of Somerset, Taunton Castle

National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks, Dublin

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh EH11JF

National Museum of Wales, Cardiff

New Canaan Historical Society, CT

New Hampshire Historical Society, Concord NH

New Haven Colony Historical Society, CT

New Jersey State Museum, Trenton NJ

New York Historical Society, NY

Newport Historical Society, RI

Norris Museum, St Ives, Cambridgeshire PE275BX

Northampton Museum

Old Sturbridge Village, MA

Old Wool Market & Hall, Chipping Campden

Parham House, Pulborough

Peabody Essex Museum, MA

Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA

Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association, Deerfield MA

Powysland Museum, Welshpool SY217AQ

Presbyterian Historical Society, Philadelphia PA

Preston Hall Museum, Stockton-on-Tees TS183RH

Reading Museum

Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence RI

Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter, Devon

Royal Cornwall Museum, River Street, Truro TR12SJ 

St Andrews University

St David's Cathedral

St Fagin's National History Museum

St Michael's Mount, Cornwall

St Nicholas Priory, Exeter

Salisbury Museum, St Anne Street, Salisbury, Wilts

Saltram House *, Plymouth, Devon

Scotney Castle *, Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN38JN

Scottish Cultural Resources Access Network (SCRAN)

Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, Stratford UK

Shelburne Museum, VT

Sherborne Museum, Dorset DT93BP

Shibden Hall, Halifax

Smithsonian Institute, USA

Smith Art Gallery & Museum, Stirling FK82RQ

Southampton Museums, Hampshire

South Molton Museum, Devon

Springfield Art & Historical Society, VT

State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg

Strangers Hall Museum, Norwich NR24AL

Stranocum Hall, Ballymoney, Ireland BT538JH

Sudeley Castle, Winchcombe, Glos

The Fleece Inn *, Bretforton, Warwickshire

The Yorke Arms, Ramsgill in Nidderdale

Torre Abbey, Torquay, Devon

Townend House *, Troutbeck

Tunbridge Wells Museum, Kent

Ulster Museum, Belfast

Usher Gallery, Lincoln

Victoria & Albert Museum, London SW72RL

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford CT

Wallington Hall *, Morpeth

Warwick Castle, Warwick

Washington Old Hall *, Durham

Wells Cathedral, Somerset

West Berkshire Museum, Newbury

Weston Park Museum, Sheffield S102TP

Wiltshire Heritage Museum, Devizes

Winchester City Museums

Winslow Crocker House, Yarmouth, MA

Winterthur Museum, USA

Worcester Art Museum, MA

Worshipful Company of Pewterers, London

Worthing Museum & Art Gallery

Yale University Art Gallery, CT

York Castle Museum

York Minster Cathedral Treasury, York