Mapping Netherlands: Cultural Heritage

This mapping provides a brief overview of the Dutch cultural heritage sector.
De Digitale Stad (The Digital City) was a rudimentary social-media platform, launched in Amsterdam in 1994. The Amsterdam Museum is trying to reconstruct this one of the first virtual public domains, a project that is raising questions over how to preserve humanity's digital heritage.

Its starting point is the basic infrastructure, the structural funding system of the Dutch Ministry of Culture.

You will find basic information on funding and policy institutions, research and education facilities, as well as selected museums, collections and archives. The Netherlands have one of the densities of museums worldwide. Dedicated specialist provide singular knowledge on handling and exhibiting heritage. From marine archeology to handbags, from windmills to intangible heritage and craftsmanship.