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The British Red Cross museum and archives contain a fascinating portrait of our humanitarian work. The collection spans from our beginnings in 1870 to our vital contribution to today's society.
Find out more about the collections in this section or browse our online catalogue.
If you're a researcher, find out about our archives, audio visual collection, historical publications and museum items.
Find out more about the tremendous role our volunteers and staff have played throughout history.
We regularly highlight some of our collections online. Come back often to see our new exhibitions.
Got a question about the history of the British Red Cross? Find out what kinds of resources we have to help your search.
We have loads of information for researchers, but there are also other organisations who can help with your research.
Find information about visiting our museum and archives for research purposes and FAQs.
During the Second World War, and in an act of defiance, female prisoners of war stitched secret messages to their loved ones.
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Get a more personal view of how our volunteers have been helping people for 140 years.
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British Red Cross, UK Office, 44 Moorfields, London EC2Y 9AL Phone: 0344 871 11 11. Fax: 020 7562 2000.
The British Red Cross Society, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949), Scotland (SC037738) and Isle of Man (0752).
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