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5 May 2017 - 31 May 2018


Across the centuries, what has brought people in Europe together?

What traces can we find of these past interactions in our lives today?

"INTERACTIONS" reveals stories about people moving and meeting, about travelling ideas and goods, about encounters and exchange, into a kaleidoscopic view of Europe's cultural history.

“INTERACTIONS” is a meeting place: It invites you to interact in...

Yellow poster with black and white images of young people

Restless Youth

1 Mar 2019 - 29 Feb 2020


In the past 70 years, young people in Europe have gone from being a group to whom history happened, to a group that actually makes history. This exhibition looks at four generations of such young people who came of age at key moments in the European story: the late 1940s, the 1960s, the 1980s and the 2000s. It...

History in the Making: Documenting Covid

1 May 2020 - 31 Aug 2020

In early 2020, the House of European History started a project collecting evidence of life in Europe during the COVID19 pandemic, focusing on the phenomena of solidarity, hope and community building. The galleries below show a range of objects documented and donated to our collection.

A selection of these have been put on display in the ‘Fables Room’ of the museum...