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.

Corona measures: Special Collections open by appointment

Update 28 May 2021. The Special Collections reading room is open by appointment for WUR staff and students. To make an appointment please email speccoll.library@wur.nl. Unfortunately, we can’t welcome external visitors yet. This is in keeping with the WUR's corona policy. For more information see this webpage on the corona measures of WUR Library.

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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