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Amsterdam Public Library

143 Oosterdokskade
| +31 20 523 0900
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The Library that IKEA Built Amsterdam  The Netherlands

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Sat, Sun 10am - 10pm
Mon - Fri 8am - 10pm

The Library that IKEA Built

Public libraries where I'm from do not stir any creative emotions. Not so around the world. The beautiful public library of Amsterdam is a must see tourist destination. From the whimsical children's floor to the futuristic musical collection to the top floor dining cafe, it's a great location in downtown Amsterdam. Escape the craziness of the city for a cup of coffee on a balcony overlooking the bay. It's worth the price of admission [which is free].