This page gives access to the collections of the Meertens Institute. Key issues in the collections are variational linguistics and Dutch ethnology.
Over 70.000 books, 4.000 journal titles, over 180 digital collections, thousands of hours of audio-recordings and more than 500 paper collections and archieves together form a unique source of information about Dutch language and culture:
Paper and analogue collections are stored in the Meertens Institute, where they are available for everybody who is interested in the research themes of the institute. If you make an appointment before visiting the institute, we will put the material ready for you.
If you have any questions or remarks, you can contact:
Douwe Zeldenrust (manager collections)