The Crystal Palace Foundation specialises in the 1851 Great Exhibition, the Sydenham Crystal Palace and Crystal Palace Park

Preserving the history of the Crystal Palace

The Crystal Palace Foundation

The Crystal Palace Foundation is a voluntary organisation established in 1979 and is a leading authority on the Crystal Palace. It aims to keep alive the memory of the Crystal Palace and its major role in the story and social development of Victorian and Edwardian England.  → More
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  • Welcome to our new website specialising in the 1851 Great Exhibition, the Sydenham Crystal Palace and Crystal Palace Park
  • "tis but a Crystal Palace" Punch editor Douglas Jerrold first gives the iconic name to the Great Exhibition Building in Hyde Park
  • Visit our shop for hundreds of books, DVDs, postcards, prints and greetings cards about the history of the Crystal Palace
  • Use our resources with plenty of information and articles about both Crystal Palace sites; we can help with your research too
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