Special collections

Special Collections

Special Collections of Wageningen University & Research - Library holds, mainly printed, collections of rare and old books and journals, old and modern maps and atlases, nursery catalogues, garden and landscape designs, agricultural machinery brochures, illustrations and images and (digital) aerial photographs.

Special Collections closed. Limited service available.

Update 26 March 2020. To avoid the further spreading of the Corona Virus, Forum Library, Leeuwenborch Library and Special Collections are closed for all visitors until 1 June. Limited services are available for WUR staff and students at the Pick Up & Go Desk in Forum Library, open from Monday to Friday from 10am till 12 noon. Read more

Opening Hours

Special Collections is located in Forum. Admission to Special Collections is free to all.

  • Monday - Friday: 9.00 - 13.00
  • Saturday - Sunday: closed
  • Public holidays: closed


In the afternoon you can work in the reading room or visit the exhibition by appointment. You can make an appointment by calling 0317-482701 or email. If you have an appointment, please announce your visit at the Information Desk of the Forum Library.

Address and contact

Droevendaalsesteeg 2, Building 102
6708 PB Wageningen
Courier number: 39

Telephone: 0317-482701
Email: speccoll.library@wur.nl

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