We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights

In the city center, near central Station you will find the municipality and The Hague Public... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
Roberto I
Always great.

I loved this library because it has everything. From all the books you can find, to cafes... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2018
Sao Paulo, SP
Read all 100 reviews
All photos (15)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“city hall”(5 reviews)
“richard meier”(2 reviews)
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Spui 68, 2500 DP, The Hague, The Netherlands
+31 70 353 4455
Improve This Listing
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around The Hague
from US$172,10
More Info
from US$276,10
More Info
from US$172,10
More Info
from US$40,40
More Info
Reviews (100)
Filter reviews
39 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews public library city hall richard meier newspapers and magazines the tourist information office whole building architect tourists collection exhibition
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 39 reviews
Reviewed 7 October 2018

In the city center, near central Station you will find the municipality and The Hague Public Library which are both worth a visit. The Library offers novels, informative books, newspapers and magazines, as well as movies and e-books, in many languages. Its collections range from...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Roberto I
Reviewed 6 October 2018

I loved this library because it has everything. From all the books you can find, to cafes, dedicated spaces for readers, or charging stations if you're using a laptop, facilities for wheelchair and the Tourist Information Office is there as well. It's right across from...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 138marianeb
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Tourist Infomation desk gives all infos for the taxi to tickets to concerts. If you need WIFI, this is the place! there is a WIFI chatting friendly floor on the 1st level.(there is a lift and escalator) You can read all kinds of newspapers for...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank igchos
Reviewed 9 June 2018

Meier's building is quite impressive. It houses this grand library as well as the modern City Hall. Go inside the atrium and take in the whole display. Quite impressive.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 10 October 2017

A friend convinced us that we should visit here and it was certainly worthwhile. The place will not detain you long, but the exhibition on miniature books was outstanding. There are exhibits of Greek and Egyptian artifacts as well. It is a quiet backwater of...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank CM_29
Reviewed 14 September 2017

designed by American architect Richard Meier. Interestingly, he also designed Den Haag City Hall. He used the colour "white" as a trademark.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank c m
Reviewed 27 May 2017

The Public Library is part of a big complex composed of the City Hall , the Municipal Archives , some business offices , the Tourist information Center and some restaurants . The whole building was designed by the American architect Richard Meier who is famous...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank belleretraite
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Every week I visit the The Hague central library either to pick a new book, study or give classes. This is a welcoming spacious public library, with quite a big collection of books, magazines, newspapers and movies. Free wifi available. Love the atmosphere, though many...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank mmvrvg
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

I'm Italian and I like to read books in original language, so I'm really happy about the library because I can always find books in Italian, Spanish, English and French. I'm learning Dutch and there is a place in which you can find books that...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank AuryKV
Reviewed 8 April 2017

This library can be a busy place, but you literally have the world at your fingertips. In books (including a large English collection), in food/drinks (good place to have lunch), in the local tourist office (the socalled 'VVV') inside the library and in using the...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank WorldTravelOne
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 69 nearby hotels
Mercure Hotel Den Haag Central
974 reviews
.17 km away
Novotel Suites Den Haag City Centre
604 reviews
.22 km away
Hotel Novotel Den Haag City Centre
821 reviews
.28 km away
Patten Hotel
176 reviews
.33 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 1 551 nearby restaurants
154 reviews
.10 km away
Seoul Garden
77 reviews
.12 km away
73 reviews
.12 km away
Balkan Grill
36 reviews
.11 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 374 nearby attractions
Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights)
991 reviews
.32 km away
House of Representatives
87 reviews
.18 km away
Nieuwe Kerk
19 reviews
.11 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Bibliotheek Den Haag staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines