Cuypers Library

The Cuypers Library is the largest and oldest art historical library in the Netherlands. Visitors, students and art historians alike are welcome to use the library to delve deeper into the Rijksmuseum collection. iPads are available for general use and there is free WiFi access both in the library and throughout the museum. The library is temporarily closed due to renovation.

Cuypers Library

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Cuypers Library

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Cuypers Library

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History of the Rijksmuseum

Our online collection contains many photographs of the Rijksmuseum throughout the years. This link shows, for instance, what the Cuypers Library used to look like.

Curious about the rich history of Rijksmuseum building and galleries? Take a look in the historical archive.

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