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Opening hours
Monday to Friday
10.00-12.30 and 13.30-17.00

Closed for holidays:
1 January, 30 April, Good Friday, Easter Monday, Ascension Day, Whit Monday and 25and 26 December. Other closures will be posted on the homepage.

Contact Us
For questions, comments, reservations or orders please contact:

Stichting Bibliotheca Philosophica Hermetica
Bloemstraat 13-19
NL-
1016 KV Amsterdam
The Netherlands
Telephone:                             +31.20.625.8079
Fax:                                         +31.20.620.0973
Email:                                      bph@ritmanlibrary.nl
URL:                                       www.ritmanlibrary.com

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How to find the library
The library is located on Bloemstraat 13-19, a side street of Prinsengracht at the intersection of Prinsengracht and Rozengracht. We are easily reached via public transport from Amsterdam Central Station: tram lines 13 and 17 stop at Westermarkt, from where you cross the bridge and turn right: Bloemstraat is the first street on your left. Please note that the entrance is at Bloemstraat 15.

Directions
The library is located on Bloemstraat 13-19, a side street off the Prinsengracht at the intersection of Prinsengracht and Rozengracht. We are easily reached via public transport from Amsterdam Central Station: tram lines 13 and 17 stop at Westermarkt, where you cross the bridge over the Prinsengracht and turn right: Bloemstraat is the first street on your left. The entrance is at Bloemstraat 15.

Admission fees
Admission is free for friends, patrons and ambassadors of the Bibliotheca Philosophica Hermetica.

Ticket Prices:

One day ticket € 5,00
Guided tour € 10,00
Group Tour* € 100,00
BPH Annual ticket € 30,00
BPH Annual ticket for students € 17,50

*  (max 15 persons, advance booking through our website is required) 

Access for disabled people
Due to the restrictions imposed upon the historical building, the Bibliotheca Philosophica Hermetica has limited access for disabled visitors. However, we will do our best to assist all readers with specific interests. Please contact us before your visit by email or by phone.

The exhibition room and parts of the library on the ground floor are accessible to wheelcair users, but not the first floor with the main reading room. There are no toilet facilities for disabled people.

Bank details
Rabobank Amsterdam – Dam 16 – 1012 NP Amsterdam – The Netherlands

The Netherlands:                    International:
11.87.97.425                           IBAN NL80RABO0118797425
                                                  BIC    RABONL2U