The museum's scientific library contains about 25,000 titles.

Open Tuesday through Friday 

  • The library is open from Tuesday through Friday between 12.00 and 16.00.
  • From 11 July until 22 August 2016 the library is closed.
  • Books can not be loaned out, but the library offers some workspots for consulting the collection.
  • Visitors should apply to the museum's office building at Papengracht 30. Thety will be asked to show a valid identity card. Preferably visits should be announced beforehand via the museum's Service Desk.


In the library you can consult a catalogue of the entire library collection. An online digital catalogue is available on the Dutch website.

Contact Service Desk

For more information, please contact the museum's library at 071 - 5163 159 or 071 - 5163 124 or send an e-mail.