European Museum of the Year

Naturalis Biodiversity Center has been named European Museum of the Year 2021. This is the oldest and most prestigious museum award in Europe. Previous winners have included the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam and Rijksmuseum Boerhaave in Leiden. The international jury chose Naturalis, calling the museum the largest of its kind, with an impressive research record and diverse collections that focus on topics with universal appeal.