The Allard Pierson shares the collections of the University of Amsterdam with visitors and scholars.

From Egyptian antiquities to Blaeu atlases, and from medieval manuscripts to present-day graphic design.

Plan your visit

Tuesday to Friday 10.00 – 17.00,
Saturday and Sunday 13.00 – 17.00

Research room
Monday – Friday 09.30 - 17.00

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The Collections of the Allard Pierson

Internationally renowned collections in the areas of archaeology, the history of books, Jewish culture, church history, cartography, literature, graphic design and zoology make this one of the leading heritage collections in Europe.

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