American Book Center

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American Book Center

Now located in a fancier location a mere two blocks from the old shop and an Amsterdam institution since 1972, the American Book Center stocks English-language books and magazines from the US and UK, mostly to bilingual Dutch customers.


Venue name: American Book Center
Address: Spui 12

Opening hours: Open 10am-8pm Mon-Wed, Fri, Sat; 10am-9pm Thur; 11am-6.30pm Sun.
Transport: Tram 1, 2, 4, 5, 9, 14, 16, 24, 25

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I lived in Amsterdam for almost six months and this was definitely my favourite store: I could spend hours in there! I miss this place and Amsterdam so much !