Prins Willem-Alexanderhof 5
2595 BE Den Haag
Koninklijke Bibliotheek (The National Library of The Netherlands) is in close proximity to Den Haag Central (the central railway station). The train journey from Amsterdam Schiphol airport to Den Haag Centraal takes around 40 minutes. The train ticket is around €7. There are trains approximately every 30 minutes in both directions.
About The Hague
Maps of the town:
Museums and other places to visit:
The Royal Picture Gallery Mauritshuis
Haags Historisch museum
Gemeentemuseum Den Haag (Municipal Museum) - art museum
Binnenhof - 'Inner Court'
Noordeinde Palace is one of the four official palaces of the Dutch royal family
Japanese Garden in Clingendael Park
Benedict de Spinoza (Baruch Spinoza), 1632-1677 - philosopher, one of the foremost rationalists of his time. Born in Amsterdam, moved to The Hague in 1670 where he spent his last years. Spinoza's grave is in the Nieuwe Kerk churchyard, 15 minutes walk from Koninklijke Bibliotheek
Christiaan Huygens, 1629-1695 - mathematician, astronomer, and physicist, who founded the wave theory of light, discovered the true shape of the rings of Saturn, and made original contributions to the science of dynamics: the study of the action of forces on bodies. Born and died in The Hague. Huygens grave is in the Grote Kerk.
When in The Hague you are only a short train journey from: