Temporarily changed opening hours


The Lessinghaus will close at 12.00 noon on 12.12.2023 due to an internal event.
The Zeughaus will close at 3.30 pm due to the same internal event.

Opening hours over the turn of 2023/2024:

The library areas in the Bibliotheca Augusta and the Zeughaus will be open until 22.12.2023 (inclusive).

The Zeughaus will reopen for use from 02.01.2024.

From 08.01.2024, the reading room and the open stacks of the Bibliotheca Augusta will also be reopened to users.

The museum in the Lessinghaus will be closed from 24.12.2023 to 26.12.2023 and from 31.12.2023 to 01.01.2024. It will be open from 27.12.2023 to 30.12.2023.

Bibliotheca Augusta

Reading room (manuscripts and special collections), catalogues and reference library (codicology, musicology and theology)

Information: 05331 808-114

Monday to Tuesday, Friday from 9 am to 1 pm, Wednesday to Thursday from 9 am to 4 pm
Use of the reading room is subject to registration no fewer than three working days in advance at ed.ba1701786987h@tfn1701786987uksua1701786987!



Reference library, lending desk and reading room

Information: 05331 808-312

Monday to Friday from 9 am to 6 pm

Lending desk (1st floor)

Monday to Friday from 10 am to 12 noon and from 2 to 4 pm


Museum areas

Bibliotheca Augusta

Closed until further notice


Tuesday to Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm (visits are currently only possible without a tour)

Before your visit, please check for further changes to our opening hours at the top of this page or on the homepage.