Reading room in the Zeughaus will be temporarily closed

Due to urgent repair work the reading room in the Zeughaus will be closed from 27 March to 29 March inclusive. During these days the Zeughaus will close at 5 pm. The opening hours in the reading room in the Augusta will be extended until 7 pm. Manuscripts can be used until 5 pm.

You may select up to three rare books you already have in the Zeughaus to be transferred for use in the Augusta. Please speak to the reading-room staff or the librarians at the information desk in the Zeughaus and the Augusta about making these arrangements or for other clarification.


For internal reasons the museum rooms in the Bibliotheca Augusta will close at 3 p.m. on Friday 31th March and Sunday 2th April 2017.

Please note that the Zeughaus and the Bibliotheca Augusta will open at 10 a.m. on Tuesday 4th April 2017.


Please see our new programme of events. It will now be published in this new format every four months and provide more detailed and up-to-date information on scholarly and cultural events at the Herzog August Bibliothek.