Medieval manuscripts in Dutch Collections
Medieval manuscripts in Dutch Collections

Amsterdams Historisch Museum

Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 357
Kalverstraat 92

P.O. box 3302
1001 AC Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Phone: +31(0)20 523 18 22
Fax: +31(0)20 620 77 89
Visiting hours:
Monday-Friday 10.00-17.00
Saturday, Sunday and public holidays: 11.00-17.00
Amsterdams Historisch Museum
Willet-Holthuysen Museum
How to reach us?

The two museum entrances can be accessed from Kalverstraat 92, Sint Luciënsteeg 27 and Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 357. The museum is a twelve-minute walk from Amsterdam's Central Station, via Damrak, Dam Square and Kalverstraat.
Parking facility 'De Kolk' at the Nieuwezijds Kolkis recommended. There is a busstop at the Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal, and you can take the following trams: Trams 1, 2, 5 (stop at Spui) and trams 4, 9, 14, 16, 24 and 25 (stop at Rokin).  

Contact person

Nel Klaversma (Curator old books),, phone: +31 (0)20 523 17 61
For general information please address to

Procedure for ordering manuscripts

The books may be examined by appointment.

Extra information

One of the manuscripts is located in the museum Willet-Holthuysen, that is part of the Amsterdams Historisch Museum.

Copyright information

Copyright must be requested from this institution

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