Heritage may refer to:

History and society

  • History, "heritage" refers to events or processes that have a special meaning in group memory
  • National heritage site, a site having a value that has been registered by a governmental agency as being of national importance to the history of that nation
  • Historic site an official location where pieces of political, military, cultural, or social history have been preserved due to their historical importance
  • Cultural heritage, the legacy of physical artifacts and intangible attributes of a group or society: man-made heritage
  • Natural heritage, an inheritance of fauna and flora, geology, landscape and landforms, and other natural resources in a specific geographical area
  • Virtual Heritage, an ICT work dealing with cultural heritage
  • Inheritance of physical goods after the death of an individual; of the physical or non-physical things inherited
  • Heritage science, cross-disciplinary scientific research of cultural heritage
  • Heritage studies, interdisciplinary field paying particular attention to tangible heritage of societies.


  • Heredity, biological inheritance of physical characteristics
  • Kinship, the relationship between entities that share a genealogical origin

Arts and media


Other uses in arts and media


Political parties


Other organizations

Other uses

People with the surname

See also