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  Librije - Old Library
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  • Librije - Old Library - Zutphen
      Librije - Old Library
    by Pijlmans
  • Librije - Old Library - Zutphen
      Librije - Old Library
    by Pijlmans
 

The Librije is a 16th century library (1561), where the book were chained to the tables so they would not be stolen. There are only two other libraries like this remaining in the world, one in Italy and one in England.

Entrance is though the St Walburgis church and only with a guide.

2011 entrance fee: 4 euros per adult, 2.20 euro for 12-18 years, younger than 12 for free. This includes a tour of the St Walburgis Church.

Main season 2011 July-September: Tuesday-Saturday 10.30-16.30. CLOSED ON MONDAYS.

See the website for up-to-date information on the opening times ("openingstijden" in Dutch).

Address: Kerkhof, Zutphen
Directions: In the St Walburgis Church
Website: http://www.librije-zutphen.nl/

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jun 28, 2011
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