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30 Prinsessegracht
Den Haag, ZH, 2514 AP

Museum Meermanno | Huis van het boek (vroeger Meermanno-Westreenianum) is het oudste boekenmuseum ter wereld. Het is gevestigd in het voormalige woonhuis van de stichter van het museum Willem Hendrik Jacob baron van Westreenen van Tiellandt (1783-1848) aan de Prinsessegracht in Den Haag en richt zich op het geschreven en gedrukte boek in al zijn vormen, in heden en verleden. De ontwikkeling van de vormgeving van zowel oude als moderne boeken staat daarbij centraal.


Foundation Friends Museum Meermanno

Friends and books
The Friends Museum Meermanno Foundation supports projects and new acquisitions for the museum collection. 

Become our friend

Over a thousands friends support Museum Meermanno and share the love for books. Friends get free entree to the museum and invitations to special activities. Also become a friend? Please contact Frits Mulder for more information and registration by Phone on Tuesday mornings (+31 (0)70 – 3462700), by email or by post:
Foundation Friends Museum Meermanno
Antwoordnummer 10869
2501 WB Den Haag.

As a Friend, you will receive the following benefits:

  • free admission to the permanent collection and special exhibitions of the museum
  • twice a year the museum magazine Leeslint (only in Dutch),
  • invitation to a festive exhibition opening every year,
  • invitations to the annual Friends Day and New Year's reception,
  • monthly newsletter (initially only in Dutch).


Mrs. prof.dr. C. Chavannes-Mazel, chairman
Mr. F.A. Mulder, treasurer
Mrs. A. Broeren, secretary
Mrs. dr. M.T.G.E. van Delft, member
Mr. drs. J. Schipper, member

Mrs. drs. J.E. Scholten, member
Mr. drs. E. van Welie, member
the director of Museum Meermanno, hearer

"Sine amicitia vita non valet
(Without friendship, life has no value)" 

after Cicero


A special category Friends are our Patrons and Friends for life. They receive in addition to the existing Friends benefits annually a special bibliophile edition of a specially selected text that is associated with the collections of the museum.

For relationships with companies and / or organizations we will make separate arrangements to bring your needs and wishes carefully charted.


The general yearly admission is € 35, - for Friends, € 20, - for students and a minimum of € 60, - for Benefactors. You can also become a friend for life by a one-off sum of € 600, - to worry about.

The Friends Museum Meermanno has called ANBI status, making it possible to give and bequeath tax-friendly to the foundation. For further information,     contact the Museum.

We appreciate your application via or by sending a note to Friends Foundation Museum Meermanno Reply number 10869, 2501 WB The Hague.

For further information please contact the museum (070-3462700) or e-mail (Frits Mulder).

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