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a double exposure black and white picture of the same entrance of a Chinese palace.

Discovering China through European heritage collections

How Riga Jesuit College's books found their way from Latvia to Sweden

A man, in frame on the right, twiddles knobs on a large IBM computer, while a mirror on the left shows the rest of the office, filled with computers of varying sizes, in its reflection.

Read about groundbreaking 20th-century inventions in transport, industry, media and everyday life

Read about the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought and the European Parliament’s commitment to safeguarding human rights around the world.

Illustration of the view of Danube river

Explore the River Danube, which has inspired musicians, artists, engineers and holders of political and military power for centuries.

Follow the European beaver on its journey to from Norway to Sweden in 1922.

The Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union turns 20!

Explore different family concepts and discourses, looking back at the 20th century.

Explore an introduction to European archaeology.

Read about 3 October 1990 when German unification was achieved, effectively transforming the future of European integration.

Learn about the psychoactive plants and fungi

Learn about a peaceful revolution: the August 1980 shipyard strike in Poland.

Explore images of Byzantine instruments found in manuscripts and objects from daily life.

Learn about rose specialist, François Crépin, and his studies on ‘the queen of flowers’.

Join on a travel outward from Byzantium’s epicentre in Constantinople to emergent sites in Ravenna, Crete and Mount Athos.

On 9 May 1950, against the backdrop of the Cold War, Robert Schuman issued a declaration which marked the beginning of the process of building the European Community.

Discover how Christopher Columbus's journeys greatly influenced Europe's eating habits.

Explore a variety of customs and traditions across Europe in this online exhibition.

Learn about the importance of music in World War I - before, during and after battle.  

Observe Europeans portrayed in real-life situations to showcase the principles of the European Pillar of Social Rights.