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Visiting address

Amsterdam Public Library (OBA)
Oosterdokskade 143, 3rd floor (IHLIA Plaza)
1011 DL Amsterdam

Public transport
Subways, trams and buses stop near the OBA. From the Amsterdam Central Station stop it is a few minutes walk. The OBA is located on the left side of the Central Station (if you stand with your back to the station). You walk past the trams and past the Double Tree By Hilton hotel. At the end of the Oosterdokskade you will see the Central Library.

If you come by car, follow the signs to the Oosterdokskade. You can park in the Oosterdok Parking. This parking garage is located next to the Central Station and is accessible from the A10. From the garage it is only a few minutes walk to the OBA.

Under the OBA there is a free covered bicycle parking facility that can accommodate 2,500 bicycles. You can store and pick up your bike here 24 hours a day.

Post address

Oosterdoksstraat 110
1011 DK Amsterdam

Telephone / e-mail

Tel: 020-5230837

Opening hours IHLIA Plaza

Exhibitions and the book department
All year round without appointment and free to visit. Follow the opening hours of the OBA.

Monday to Friday: 08.00 – 22.00 hrs
Saturday and Sunday: 10.00 – 20.00 hrs

Information desk (by appointment only!)
Monday to Friday: 10.00 – 18.00 hrs
Saturday and Sunday: Not available

Do you have a question about the IHLIA collection?

Our information service providers only work by appointment. Therefore first contact us via the above e-mail address and telephone number.


Visiting address IHLIA
OBA Oosterdok
Oosterdokskade 143, 3rd floor
1011 DL Amsterdam

Tel: 020-5230837

Exhibits on the IHLIA Plaza
Free to visit every day, follow OBA opening times