LGBTQ+ history

During Pride Month, find queer stories and cultural heritage from around Europe


Neue Erzählungen

women take part in the harvest of wheat in a Ukrainian field. A child holds a baby in her arms on the side of the field. A backdrop of gently sloping hills and a blue sky dappled with a few clouds constitute the background.
Solidarity with Ukraine

Die Europeana Initiative steht solidarisch hinter den Menschen in der Ukraine.

A woman with curly hair waving the pride flag while walking down the street in a crowd of people.
LGBTQ+ rights in Spain

Opening the future to the dreams of the past

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thumbnail early radios
Early Radios

How radios went from handcrafted machines to mass-marketed products in every home

Das Jean-Monnet-Haus

Ein Zuhause für Europa

Photograph of Magnus Hirschfeld, who is sitting on a sofa
Magnus Hirschfeld

Pioneering German sexologist who was one of the earliest LGBTQ+ rights activists

map of Europe showing the routes of the Orient Express
The Orient Express

Explore the history of 'the king of trains, and train of kings'

Comb in the form of two dragonflies
Nature crafting fashion

Explore the relationship between fashion, nature and craft

cover of a booklet with title 'The Olympic Games and the Duke of Westminster's Appeal for £100,000'
An Olympic appeal

When the Duke of Westminster aimed to raise £100,000 for amateur athletes in the early 20th century


Projekte zum Mitmachen und Spaß mit Rätseln und Spielen

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Digital Storytelling Festival

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black and white photograph of a young woman holding a horn-like musical instrument and a bag with an image of the horn
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Die eigenen Geschichten erzählen

Wir freuen uns auf Ihre Geschichten zu den Themen Migration, Sport, Arbeitsleben oder erster Weltkrieg.

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Portrait of Alphonse Leroy, seated at a writing desk in red garb and wearing a blue and red turban. Alphonse is holding a quill and stares directly at the viewer.
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Jüngste Nutzergalerien
Camille Saint-Saëns

Collections relating to the French composer, organist, conductor and pianist
Clara Schumann

One of the most distinguished pianists of the Romantic era

Slovenian tourism in the 1980s

How Slovenia’s tourist gems promoted sustainable tourism and local cuisine in the 1980s

colour illustration of three yellow and silver fish swimming above a coral reef
Ein Konto erstellen

Lieblingsobjekte speichern und eigene Galerien erstellen

Aktuelle Objekte


Finnish Heritage Agency

Cashel Bell

Hunt Museum, as part of the Art of Reading in the Middle Ages project.

The Hunt Museum

Bildnis des Historienmalers und Kunstpolitikers Anton von Werner (1843-1915)

Stiftung Stadtmuseum Berlin

Wooden Candlestick


Hunt Museum, Limerick