Navigation and service

Opening hours and getting there by public transport or car


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

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

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

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 9:30 - 18:30
Friday 9:30 - 17:30
Saturday 9:30 - 16:30

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".

Please note the information provided by the local transport authority VFG regarding service delays at the "Deutsche Nationalbibliothek" underground (U-Bahn) station caused by reconstruction work.

By car

Due to the reconstruction work being carried out on the "Deutsche Nationalbibliothek" underground (U-Bahn) station, the underground car park of the German National Library can only be reached from 13 June to 15 August 2014 via a route which is otherwise not accessible.

Temporary destination address for navigation unit: Cronstettenstrasse 2. On arriving there, turn left and enter the underground car park or service area after a few metres.

Take the A 66 autobahn until it becomes Miquelallee. Follow the signs for Fulda/Hanau; turn right into Falkensteiner Strasse, cross Frauensteinplatz and turn left into Cronstettenstrasse; turn left at the end of Cronstettenstrasse into Eckenheimer Landstrasse and then immediately left again into the underground car park or service area.

Take the "Eckenheim" exit from the A 661, then turn right into Hügelstrasse. Turn left onto Eschersheimer Landstrasse and then left again into Adickesallee. Turn right into Falkensteiner Strasse, cross Frauensteinplatz and turn left into Cronstettenstrasse; turn left at the end of Cronstettenstrasse into Eckenheimer Landstrasse and then immediately left again 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. The parking fee is EUR 1.00 per hour.
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Last update: 17.7.2014

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