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Behind-the-scenes tour

What goes on in a historic preservation library? Find out during our behind-the-scenes tours.

Individual visitors:

Saturday 20 April 2024 from 10:00 to 11:30
More dates
Saturday 27 April 2024 from 10:00 to 11:30
Saturday 4 May 2024 from 10:00 to 11:30
Saturday 11 May 2024 from 10:00 to 11:30
Saturday 18 May 2024 from 10:00 to 11:30
Saturday 25 May 2024 from 10:00 to 11:30

Join us on a walk through the Heritage Library Hendrik Conscience – from the magnificent Nottebohm Hall, past the impressive warehouses to the reading room. Doors will open that would otherwise remain closed and you will see for yourself how 1.5 million books are cherished, preserved and made available.

Practical

  • Saturdays from 10 to 11.30 a.m. 
  • Standard ticket: € 12
  • Max. 15 participants
  • Guided tour in Dutch
  • Our guide will wait for you 15 minutes before the start at the Heritage Library desk, entrance via Hendrik Conscienceplein 4.
  • New dates spring 2024 available:
    • 20 January
    • 3 February, 17 February, 24 February
    • 2 March, 9 March, 16 March, 23 March
    • 13 April, 20 April, 27 April
    • 4 May, 11 May, 18 May, 25 May
    • 1 June, 8 June

Behind the scenes