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Visit the Library

Visit the Library

As of 1 November 2017 the Embassy of the Free Mind, the new home of The Ritman Library, is open for visitors from Wednesday – Saturday from 10.00 – 17.00 in the House with the Heads (123, Keizersgracht, Amsterdam). A ticket costs € 9,00, and there are guided tours at 10.30h and 14.30h. It is also possible to book a private guided tour.

The Embassy of the Free Mind is a place where you can find wisdom from all over the world, where images and texts will tell you centuries-old stories created by free thinkers.

It is a platform where you can discuss life questions with other people, irrespective of religion, culture or age.

It is a place where you can encounter history, science, art and spirituality all connected.

We offer you a journey through 2,000 years of wisdom, inspired by the collection of the Bibliotheca Philosophica Hermetica, which is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year.

Our new postal address is

NL – P.O. Box 11126
1001 GC Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Telephone: +31.20.625.8079

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