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Europeana is the biggest European portal on digital cultural heritage, history and local studies. It links to 6 million digital items.

  • Images – paintings, drawings, maps, photos and pictures of museum objects
  • Texts – books, newspapers, letters, diaries and archival papers
  • Sounds – music and spoken word from cylinders, tapes, discs and radio broadcasts
  • Videos – films, newsreels and TV broadcasts

Some of these are world-famous, others are hidden treasures from Europe’s

  • museums and galleries
  • archives
  • libraries
  • audio-visual collections

Here is a list of the organisations that contribute content. is funded by the European Commission and the member states.