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Event details of CROSS-POLLINATIONS // Guided visit Allard Pierson: Special Collections
11 April 2023
13:00 -14:00
Allard Pierson

Discover the Special Collections of the Allard Pierson Museum

The old collection of the Amsterdam Hortus Botanicus forms part of the University of Amsterdam's rich possessions in natural history. The Special Collections at the Allard Pierson contains outstanding items such as the hand-coloured books of Maria Sibylla Merian (1647-1717) and the Moninckx Atlas with 425 water colours of plants in the Amsterdam hortus, drawn between 1687 and 1750. This guided visit gives you the chance to see these marvellous works from up close and learn more about the stories behind them.

NB. Due to limited places registration for this event is mandatory.

What you need to know

  • What? Guided tour of the Allard Pierson
  • When? 11 April 2023, 13:00-14:00
  • Where? the Allard Pierson Museum, Oude Turfmarkt 127-129
  • Costs? Free!
Allard Pierson

Oude Turfmarkt 127-129
1012 GC Amsterdam