Reading Room opening hours and address

Reading Room opening hours
Monday to Friday, 9.00 – 17.00 hrs
It is preferred if you book in advance and pre-order the material that you require; to consult the holdings in the Graphics Collection, the Photographic Archives, the Paintingss or the Bongarsiana/Codices collection, this is essential.

Office opening hours
Monday to Friday, 8.00 – 12.00 and 13.00 – 17.00 hrs

Closing times 2017
Thursday, 13 April, from 16.00 hrs
Friday, 14 April (Good Friday)
Monday, 17 April (Easter Monday)
Wednesday, 24 May, from 16.00 hrs
Thursday, 25 May (Ascension Day)
Monday, 5 June (Pentecost)
Monday, 31 July, from 16.00 hrs
Thursday, 1 August (National day)
Monday, 28 August, from 12.00 hrs (internal)
Monday, 27 November, from 16.00 hrs (onion market)
Monday, 25 December 2017 to Thursday, 2 January 2018 (Christmas, New Year)

Address

Burgerbibliothek Bern
Münstergasse 63
P.O. Box
CH-3000 Bern 8

For parcels: Burgerbibliothek Bern, P.O.Box, Münstergasse 63, CH-3011 Bern

Finding us

You can reach us from Berne Central station

  • by tram, the “Zytglogge” stop on Line 6 (Worb), 7 (Ostring), 8 (Saali) 
  • by bus, the “Zytglogge” stop on Line 12 (Zentrum Paul Klee) 
  • by car, Casino car-park 
  • on foot, 10 minutes’ walk

Access: The newly renovated Burgerbibliothek of Berne is wheelchair-accessible. Go to zugangsmonitor.ch