The Special Collections are situated in the centre of Amsterdam, at Oude Turfmarkt. The zoological and botanical collections can be found in the Artis Library, near the Zoo, at Plantage Middenlaan.
How to get there
Oude Turfmarkt 129 | 1012 GC AmsterdamGo to detailpage
+31 (0)20 525 7300
Opening hours Special Collections
The Reading Rooms are closed on 1 January, Good Friday (14 April), Easter Sunday and Easter Monday (16 and 17 April), King’s Day (27 April), Ascension Day and the day after (25 and 26 May), Whitsun and Whit Monday (4 and 5 June), and from Christmas to New Year’s Day (25–31 December).
The exhibition is closed on 1 January, King’s Day (27 April), and Christmas Day (25 December). The exhibition is open, however, on Easter Sunday and Easter Monday, Ascension Day, Whitsun and Whit Monday, and Boxing Day.
|4 to 16 years||€5|
Up to 4 years
|Groups of more than 10 persons; per person||€7.50 pp|
|Students in groups (booking in advance); per person||€2.50 pp|
|Students (ISIC), Seniors, CJP||€5|
|Museumkaart, Stadspas, I AMsterdam Card, Holland Pass, 50%-reduction card||free|
|Friends of the Special Collections of the University of Amsterdam, Vereniging Rembrandt, VVAPM, ICOM||free|
|Employees and students of the UvA and HvA||free|
A ticket includes admission to both the Special Collections and the adjacent Allard Pierson Museum
How to get there
Plantage Middenlaan 45-45 A | 1018 DC AmsterdamGo to detailpage
+31 (0)20 525 6611
Opening hours Artis Library
The Artis Library is closed on 1 January, King’s Day (27 April), Labour Day (1 May), Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday, Ascension Day, the Friday following Ascension Day, Whitsun, Whit Monday and from Christmas to New Year’s Day.