Come out, play and win!

Updated on 15 Dec 2020 | Published on 23 Nov 2020

Enjoy some of the amazing images from our extensive Special Collections, from animals, plants to illustrations from the Golden Age. Complete a game each week and win one of amazing prizes.

In the midst of the coronavirus outbreak

Many of us are encouraged to work and study from home if we can. Our home has now become our life; our workspaces, classrooms, and places for entertainment. Join this challenge to switch off from your work and study.


More information on the challenge

  • Duration: 4 weeks – each Friday a new game will be available at 19.00 hour (7 PM) (from 20 November 2020 up to and including 11 December 2020)
  • The person who has the fastest time at the end of the challenge wins: total time of the player in all 4 rounds, the fastest one will win (so each week you have a new chance to improve your total time!)
  • 3 winners will be picked out of all players
  • The winners will be announced on Wednesday 16 December 2020



Winner 1 – Special Collections umbrella and a VVV voucher worth €25
Winner 2 – Special Collections umbrella
Winner 3 – Special Collections postcards set of 10

What to do

1. Complete the game
2. Make a screenshot (including the time) and send an email to, including your name and the screenshot

!! Deadline of submitting all screenshots is Tuesday 15 December 2020 9.00 hour (9 AM)

Memory games:

Week 1 – available as from 20 November 2020:


Week 2 – available as from 27 November 2020:


Week 3 – available as from 04 December 2020:


Week 4 – available as from 11 December 2020:

Add the iCal calendar .ics file , so you will be alerted each Friday during this challenge.

Good luck and have fun!

Author: Souhaïlla Koudan, Special Collections team


This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) License.


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Last updated: 15/12/20

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