Utrecht Psalter

Discover a unique masterpiece with an exciting story behind it.

Get to know a special bit of UNESCO World Heritage, the Utrecht Psalter. The Utrecht Psalter is a richly-illustrated psalm book that dates from the 9th century. Today, it is kept in the University Library in Utrecht. The book was originally made near Reims, in France, and arrived in Utrecht via England. It has been part of the University Library collection of Utrecht University since 1716 and received UNESCO World Heritage status in 2015.