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Bibliotheca Wittockiana - Bookbinding and Book Arts Museum

Bibliotheca Wittockiana - Bookbinding and Book Arts Museum
© Bibliotheca Wittockiana
Bibliotheca Wittockiana - Bookbinding and Book Arts Museum
© Bibliotheca Wittockiana
Bibliotheca Wittockiana - Bookbinding and Book Arts Museum
© Bibliotheca Wittockiana
Bibliotheca Wittockiana - Bookbinding and Book Arts Museum
© Bibliotheca Wittockiana

The Bibliotheca Wittockiana is the only museum in the world devoted to fine bookbinding. It is a prestigious collection and exhibition in Brussels.

The Bibliotheca Wittockiana, or the Museum of Bookbinding and Book Arts, is found in the Brussels area of Woluwe-Saint-Pierre.

Founded by Michel Wittock, an industrialist and passionate book-lover, it holds one of the most beautiful and prestigious bookbinding collections in the world.

What your visit has in store


  • A permanent collection comprising over 3000 fine bookbindings from the 16th to the 21st century
  • Temporary exhibitions on the theme of bookbinding and book arts


The Bibliotheca Wittockiana also has...


  • A unique collection of around 500 precious rattles from around the world
  • A reference library and a reading room open to the public
  • Guided tours which can be booked in French, English and Dutch
  • A bookbinding workshop with courses in bookbinding and gilding.


Some useful information


Opening times


  • Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 5pm
  • Closed Mondays and bank holidays

Also closed 31 March, 1, 9, 15 & 19 May, 21 July and 15 August.

Admission prices


Adults: €5
Senior citizens, students and groups: €3
Valid European youth card; €1 for students under 26.
Free entry on the first Sunday of each month.



FACILITIES FOR THE DISABLED CAR PARK Cafeteria CONFERENCE ROOM Library or documentation centre Shop RENTAL FOR COCKTAIL/RECEPTION

Information

  • tel. : +32 (0) 2 770 53 33
  • fax : +32 (0) 2 762 21 39
  • website : http://www.wittockiana.org
  • email : info@wittockiana.org

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