Europe's culture - collected for you.

Europeana Collections brings you material from the famous and the not-so-famous (but always fascinating) libraries, museums, galleries and archives of Europe. Books and manuscripts, photos and paintings, sculpture and sheet music, videos and sound recordings, diaries and maps - they’re all here. No need to travel the continent, either physically or virtually!

Explore, discover, watch, listen, read, download... Enjoy!

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Share your migration story with Europeana Migration


We all have objects and tales that tell stories of where we’ve come from and what’s shaped our lives. For many of us, that involves our family’s stories of...


Artistic impressions of World War One – online exhibition Visions of War


Auberive 1916 –  Un puits en tranchée Alphonse Robine, Europeana 1914-1918 / Madame Nicole Robine, CC BY-SA We are delighted to announce the launch of...


Pictures in Focus: Street view in Amsterdam by George Hendrik Breitner


Today, Pierre-Edouard Barrault, Data Ingestion Specialist at Europeana and keen  photography enthusiast , talks about a striking photo taken in Amsterdam at...


#ColorOurCollections and Europeana EYCH Colouring Book


Find your crayons. Sharpen your coloured pencils. Arrange your felt pens. #ColorOurCollections is back! #ColorOurCollections is a week-long colouring fest...


If you have to ask what jazz is…


Art Blakey, drummer and leader of the Jazz Messenger, at the Umeå jazz festival in 1979. Riksantikvarieämbetet, CC BY “If you have to ask what jazz...

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