The Library is open 5 days a week: Monday till Friday from 09:00 a.m. - 17:00 p.m. The Library is closed during weekends. However, opening times may be extended during the sessions of The Hague Academy of International Law.

When visiting the Library, please bring with you a valid photo ID (Passport, EU ID Card or EU driver's license) and your Library Card. When you arrive at the Security Gate, please present your ID and your Library Card. In case you are a first-time visitor, you will have to present to Security the confirmation email of your Library Membership payment. Please inform the Security guard that you would like to visit the Library.

Visiting the Library upon Registration

The Library's Reading Room is open for visitors. A reservation for each visit will be compulsory.


Contact Information

Phone: +31  70 302 4125 (direct number)
Our Service Desk can be contacted via our feedback page: Contact | Peace Palace Library

Visit Us


Peace Palace Library
Carnegieplein 2,
2517 KJ  The Hague
The Netherlands

Public Transportation

From The Hague Central Station
Bus 24, direction Kijkduin, from the bus platform upstairs.
Bus 28, direction Den Haag Zuiderstrand, from the bus platform upstairs.

From The Hague Hollands Spoor
Tram 1, direction Scheveningen Noorderstrand.

To The Hague Central Station
Bus 24, direction Station Mariahoeve (from Stop Alexanderplein)
Bus 28, direction Den Haag Centraal
Bus 22, direction Duinzigt (from Stop Javastraat)

To The Hague Hollands Spoor
Tram 1, direction Delft Tanthof

You can plan your trip using 9292 ov, and you can find more information at The Hague public transport website (HTM).