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Explore artists and art movements, and discover stories about the history of art and its paintings, drawings, engravings and sculptures.

Explore historical and contemporary fashion and how it influences our clothing, footwear, accessories and style. Discover sketches, designs and garments as well as catwalk photographs, catalogues and videos.

Explore the history of technology and industry, from the industrial revolution to stories of industrialists, economists and ordinary working lives.

Explore hand-crafted written materials from papyrus to paper. Discover texts, illuminations and the people behind them from antiquity to the early print era.

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With Khalili Foundation, discover stories of cross-cultural exchange, under-represented cultures and European culture

Find your crayons! Sharpen your coloured pencils! And enjoy adding colours in one of the books we have prepared for you.

Explore the histories of Black people in Europe

a black and white photograph of a man sitting behind a loom-like device that has multiple threads coming down into the spine of a book. The man is in the process of threading a new page through the threads to add to the book.

Heritage showing how artisans and crafters have shaped and remade culture through the ages

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The first bicycle was brought to Hungary in 1878 by an engineer from Lincoln in the United Kingdom. The first bicycle excursion was organised in Easter 1881. The group of cyclists set off from Városliget, not far from the centre of Budapest, at 6 a.m. and…

Silent movies for digital storytelling activities

International Children's Day is celebrated in many countries around the world on different days of the year. In Hungary, it was celebrated from 1950 to 1953 on the first Sunday in June and since 1954 on the last Sunday in May every year. Children'…

There are many things to compete in. You can win in any sport, but there are also competitions in different activities. There are hairdressing competition, waitressing competition and even table setting competition. In former socialist countries there we…

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