Investigation into the provenance of museum collections in connection with the theft, confiscation and sale of objects under duress between 1933 and 1945.

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Artis Geologisch Museum

Plantage Kerklaan 38-40 1018 CZ Amsterdam www.artis.nl

Investigation results

None of the objects in this museum have problematic provenance.

Result of this investigation

The museum declined to take part in the investigation explaining that its collection consists almost exclusively of natural history.

Information from previous research (report Museum Acquisitions 1940-1948)

View reaction of Artis Geologisch Museum in the report Museale acquisitions 1940-1948 which was published in 1999 in response to the previous museum research.

About this museum and its collection

The Museum closed on 1 January 2013. Parts of the collection are earmarked for the planned Groote Museum, other sections for NCB Naturalis in Leiden.