Ontdek de tentoonstellingen
An illustration of the Arc de triomphe, in Paris. A frontal view of the monument on a sunny day. There are some people walking around it, and a few of them are horse-riding.
Napoleon and urbanism in the 19th century

Discover the emergence of the modern city driven by the changes in urban planning across Europe under Napoleon I

a closeup picture of a white round medical pill on a black background. On the pill the words 'the pill' are embossed.
The pill

How revolutionary medicine changed the course of history

black and white photograph of female athletes in a race
Heroes of the Olympic Games

Histories of the Olympics and Paralympics

Illustration of four types of parrots by Graceanna Lewis. Depicts a macaw, lory, ground parrot, and cockatoo (the last is a reproduction of an illustration by John Gould)
Women writing birds

Learn about the pioneering American ornithologists

Louise Weiss at the European Parliament
Louise Weiss: een betrokken Europese vrouw

Let's look back at the life of a journalist, feminist activist, writer, filmaker and elected MEP.

colour medieval illustration of a man in blue robes who sits at a desk
De kunst van het lezen in de Middeleeuwen

Een reis door de samenleving van middeleeuws Europa

artwork of Juan de Pareja by Diego Velázquez, photograph of Nellie Cooman running and illustration of Toussaint Louverture
Black lives in Europe

From fighting for freedom and rights to inspiring the arts and athletic fields

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

Discovering China through European heritage collections

Looted Library, Reconstructed Library

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.
A century of technology

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

De Sacharovprijs, het Europees Parlement en de mensenrechten in de wereld

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
The Danube: connecting Europe

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

The Beaver’s Journey

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

Het Handvest van de grondrechten van de Europese Unie is 20 jaar oud!

Het Handvest van de grondrechten van de Europese Unie is 20 jaar oud!

Family Matters

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

Uncovering Hidden Stories

Explore an introduction to European archaeology.

30 jaar geleden

Het Europees Parlement, de val van de Berlijnse Muur en de hereniging van Duitsland

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.