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Visitor Information: Exile Collections in Leipzig and Frankfurt am Main

The materials of the Exile Collection in Leipzig: Access and opening hours

The materials in the exile collections are available for use in the Reading room of the Anne-Frank-Shoah Library. The reference library comprises about 3,000 volumes of secondary literature. An appointment in advance is not necessary.

Address

Deutsche Nationalbibliothek
Sammlung Exil-Literatur 1933-1945
Deutscher Platz 1
04103 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 2271-410
Fax: +49 341 2271-512

Reading room

Monday - Friday 9:00 - 22:00
Saturday 10:00 - 18:00

Advice and information can be obtained during the service hours of 10:00 to 18:00, Monday to Friday. Orders are processed from 9:00 to 16:00, Monday to Friday.
The originals may be used outside the service hours, after prior arrangement

Guided visits

by appointment

The exhibition areas are accessible for the disabled and for persons in wheelchair.

Getting there by public transport or car

Using public transportation

Streetcar (Line 16) from the front of the main railroad station, Track 2, towards Lößnig; stop at the "Deutsche Nationalbibliothek" stop. Travel time approximately 15 minutes.
Streetcar (Line 2) from the Wilhelm-Leuschner-Platz towards Meusdorf; stop at "Deutsche Nationalbibliothek" stop. Travel time approximately 7 minutes.

By car

Autobahn to Schkeuditzer Kreuz, Radefeld exit; follow signs to the city centre ("Innenstadt") and the "Altes Messegelände". Road construction may cause temporary detours.
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The materials of the Exile Collection in Frankfurt am Main: Access and opening hours

The materials in the exile collections are available for use in aspecial reading room. Use of non-printed materials is by appointment only. Due to personal data protection and copyright considerations, special rules apply for such documents. Materials by or about living persons may be examined only with their approval.

Address

Deutsche Nationalbibliothek
Deutsches Exilarchiv 1933-1945
Adickesallee 1
60322 Frankfurt am Main

Phone: +49 69 1525-1900
Fax: +49 69 1525-1959

Reading room

Monday - Friday 10:00 - 18:00

Guided visits

by appointment

The exhibition areas are accessible for the disabled and for persons in wheelchairs.

Getting there by public transport or car

Using public transportation

From the main railroad station (lower level) U5 (underground) towards Preungesheim to "Deutsche Nationalbibliothek" station. Travel time approximately 10 minutes.
From the airport (local railroad station) S8 or S9 towards Hanau or Offenbach Ost to "Konstablerwache". Change to U5 (underground) towards Preungesheim to "Deutsche Nationalbibliothek" station. Travel time approximately 30 minutes.
The no. 32 bus goes to the stop "Deutsche Nationalbibliothek".

By car

Autobahn A 66 to the end of the Autobahn at Miquelallee; follow signs for Fulda/Hanau; turn right at the third traffic light onto Eckenheimer Landstraße towards the city center; signs point to the entrance to the underground parking area (liable for costs).

Autobahn A 661 up to the exit Eckenheim. Get into the lane for Innenstadt (City centre) / Eckenheim and drive straight on up to the third big junction with traffic lights. Cross this junction, the building on your right is the library. After about 100 m turn right into the underground parking area.
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Instruction leaflet on the use of archive materials / Request to use archive materials (PDF, 80KB, Barrier-free file)
Conditions of Use (PDF, 128KB, Barrier-free file)
Charges and fees (PDF, 90KB, Barrier-free file) (available only in German)

Last update: 26.05.2017

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