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German National Library in Leipzig

Deutscher Platz 1
D-04103 Leipzig

Opening hours

Reading rooms, Registration and check-out desk
Monday – Friday 9:00 – 22:00
Saturday 10:00 – 18:00

The German National Library in Leipzig is closed on Sundays, on national holidays, on the Saturday before Easter, on Reformation Day (31 October), on Day of Repentance and from 24 December to 1 January.

Information

Monday – Friday 9:00 – 19:00
Saturday 10:00 – 18:00

Music Reading Room

Monday – Saturday 10:00 – 18:00

Museum Reading Room

Monday – Saturday 10:00 – 18:00

Permanent exhibition of the German Museum of Books and Writing (Deutsches Buch- und Schriftmuseum)

Tuesday – Sunday 10:00 – 18:00
Thursday 10:00 – 20:00
On public holidays (except Mondays): 10:00 – 18:00

Restaurant / Cafeteria

Monday – Friday 8:00 – 18:00
Saturday 10:00 – 14:00

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 11 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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German National Library in Frankfurt am Main

Adickesallee 1
D-60322 Frankfurt am Main

Opening hours

Reading rooms, check-out desk
Monday – Friday 9:00 – 22:00
Saturday 10:00 – 18:00

The German National Library in Frankfurt am Main is closed on Sundays, on national holidays, on the Saturday before Easter, on Corpus Christi and from 24 December to 1 January.

Information

Monday – Friday 9:00 – 19:00
Saturday 10:00 – 18:00

Registration

Monday – Friday 9:00 – 21:30
Saturday 10:00 – 17:30

Deutsches Exilarchiv Reading Room

Monday – Friday 10:00 – 18:00
Saturday by arrangement

Restaurant / Cafeteria

Restaurant
Monday – Thursday 8:00 – 15:30
Friday 8:00 – 14:30
Menu

Cafeteria
Monday - Thursday 11 - 18
Friday 11 - 17:30
Saturday 10 - 16

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 car park or service area.

The German National Library in Frankfurt am Main has its own underground car park containing 100 spaces on the first underground level for library visitors. Opening hours: Monday - Friday 06:00 - 22:00, Saturday 08:00 - 18:00. The parking fee is EUR 1.00 per hour.
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Last update: 26.8.2015

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