Visit the reading room in the Van Gogh Museum library for free and without prior appointment. The library is located on Gabriël Metsustraat 8 in Amsterdam.
You are welcome to view the extensive collection of books, magazines and documentation in the museum’s reading room.
The library is home to in excess of 35,000 books and articles and it also subscribes to more than 40 magazines and auction catalogues. The library acquires around 1,000 new publications every year.
The library has moved to Gabriël Metsustraat 8. The facilities are temporarily limited due to the move. In order to help you the best we can, please send your request to: Bidoc@vangoghmuseum.nl.
The museum library is located at Gabriël Metsustraat 8, right at the Museumplein.
Monday to Friday: 10 am-12:30 pm and 1:30-5 pm.
The library is closed on the following days:
- Easter Monday
- King’s Day (27 April)
- Liberation Day (5 May)
- Ascension Day
- Whit Monday
If you would like to confirm whether a particular book is available to view in the reading room, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. The library staff will be pleased to assist you.
Gabriël Metsustraat 8, Amsterdam
1070 AJ Amsterdam
T+31 (0)20 5705 978