Collection of almost 60.000 books
Looking for information about non-European art, material culture and related objects? The library of Wereldmuseum Leiden has a collection of almost 60,000 books, more than 1,000 series of magazines (of which about 100 are still running), pamphlets and maps.
Everyone is welcome to consult this collection, but lending is unfortunately not possible. There are facilities for making copies.
Visiting the library
You are very welcome to visit the library. Your visit is possible during library opening hours: Tuesday through Friday, 13.00 - 17.00 hrs. If possible, we would like to know in advance which publications - books, magazines, etc. - you would like to consult.
Everyone is welcome to consult the library; lending is unfortunately not possible. However, there are facilities for making copies. We are currently renewing our online catalog. As a result, the online catalog is temporarily unavailable. Questions about our collection may be directed to email@example.com.
Research Center for Material Culture
Boerhaave building (located next to Wereldmuseum Leiden).
2312 BS Leiden
T. 088 0042 907