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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.


Support Museum Meermanno | House of the book

Museum Meermanno | House of the book is a national funded museum. For activities and special conservation and restoration projects, the museum itself must raise extra money.

Donations and bequests

Individuals seeking a meaningful destination for their financial resources, special books or other items from their collection can support the museum with a donation, bequest or a designated fund. For more information, please see Donations and bequests.

Rijmbijbel van Jacob van Maerlant, fotografie: Frank Jansen

Rijmbijbel van Jacob van Maerlant, fotografie: Frank Jansen


Tax purposes

For tax purposes, Museum Meernmanno has ‘ANBI’ (Public-benefit institution) status and is also recognized by the Dutch tax authorities as a Cultural institution. Under the Donation law, which has been in force since 1 January 2012, a contribution to Museum Meermanno can provide donors with a considerable tax deduction.

We like to encourage you to support the museum in a manner which is best-suited for you. We can assure you that your contribution will be most gratefully received. The account number for the Museum Meermanno in The Hague is: NL62INGB0000611459. For specific questions or advice concerning donations and bequests, please contact Sandra Bechtholt, Director, 070-3462700 or

Adopt a book

This year Museum Meermanno is continuing the action, Adopt a book, to ensure that there are sufficient funds to carry out essential conservation and restoration work. Book lovers can adopt a book from the collection. Learn more.....

For more information, please see Adopt a book. For questions concerning the action 'Adopt a book', please contact Aafke Boerma, Public relations/marketing, 070-3462700, or

Foto: Karen Polder

Foto: Karen Polder

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