The Allard Pierson boasts collections ranging from Egyptian antiquities to Blaeu atlases, and from medieval manuscripts to the living archive of Arnon Grunberg. It includes over a thousand individual collections of Roman glass, plaster sculptures, rare and precious books, manuscripts, centuries-old beads, glass negatives and much more.

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.