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Uncovering Hidden Stories

Explore an introduction to European archaeology.

It was 30 years ago

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

Magical, Mystical and Medicinal

Learn about the psychoactive plants and fungi

Solidarity: A Peaceful Revolution

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

Echos of an Empire

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

François Crépin and the Study of Wild Roses

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

The Silk and the Blood

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

70th anniversary of the Schuman Declaration, 9 May 1950

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.

Ameriketako landare jangarriak

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

Celebrations in Europe

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

The Sound of the Trenches

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

Still a Working Title?

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

Blue Skies, Red Panic

Go on a photographic journey through 1950s Europe between east and west, and liberty and repression.

The Rise of Literacy in Europe

Read how a passion for the written word moved out of the Church and into society at large.

Heritage at Risk

Explore the natural and man-made threats to cultural heritage, from ancient times until today.


Let's celebrate the historical contribution of innovative women to human knowledge and culture

An Eye for Detail

Discover photos full of intricate detail and learn how visually complex images challenge the viewer.

People on the Move

Explore enriching effects of migration - we’ve hand-picked stories of inspiring individuals and communities who have made their mark.

Greek song in the 19th and 20th century

Delve into a unique collection of Greek songs and observe their evolution from the 19th century until today.

Les Couturiers

Read stories about acclaimed fashion designers from Elsa Schiaparelli to Christian Dior to Cristobal Balenciaga.