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Academic Historical Museum

The University’s historical collection is housed in the Academic Historical Museum. The museum is situated in the Academy Building and can be visited by appointment only.

The museum has a collection of objects, photos and documentation about the history of the University and student life. A stroll through the building brings the history of the University to life in a unique way.

Access to the archives

The Academic Historical Museum cannot provide guided tours, but the museum does have an archive that can be visited by appointment. Please contact the curator of the Academic Historical Museum, Corrie van Maris.