Heirlooms. European Stories

Heirlooms. European Stories. Illustration: Tobias Schrank © Goethe-Institut

Cube sugar, cooperatives, postcards: these inventions and achievements not only originated in Europe but also through European exchange.

On the occasion of the European Cultural Heritage Year 2018, we are collecting such European “heirlooms” – an tell their stories.


The most important questions regarding cultural heritage

Erbstücke. Europäische Geschichten © Goethe-Institut


Stories, cultural goods and everyday objects that have arisen in the course of European exchange: Find more “heirlooms” under goethe.de/heirlooms.