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Opening hours

26 September is a sanitary day, the library and Observation deck are closed. Fitness center operates as usual.

Please wear personal protective equipment and keep a social distance (1–1.5 metres) when visiting the Library.

Day

Hours of operation

From September 1st to May 31st

Monday – Friday 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Every last Monday of a month there is a clean-up day

From June 1st to August 31st

Monday – Friday 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday – a day off
Every last Monday of a month there is a clean-up day

Reading rooms and departments having different hours of operation:

Rooms and departments

Hours of operation

Manuscripts, early printed and rare books reading room Tuesday, Wednesday: 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday – day off
Exhibition of new acquisitions Monday, Wednesday – Friday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Tuesday – day off
In summer time (June 1st – August 31th)
Monday, Wednesday – Friday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Tuesday, Sunday – days off
Inter-library loan Monday – Friday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday – days off
Individual loan Monday – Thursday: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
In summer time (June 1st – August 31th)
Monday – Thursday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday: – days off
Book Museum Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 10.30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Thursday, Saturday, Sunday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Monday – day off
In summer time (June 1st – August 31th)
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 10.30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Thursday, Saturday, Friday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday – day off
Excursions

For individuals (appointment in advance is required):
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 12 p.m., 3 p.m., 6 p.m.
Thursday, Saturday, Sunday: 12 p.m., 3 p.m., 5 p.m.
Monday – day off
For teams (excursion booking is made from the 5th of the current month for the next month):
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Thursday, Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Monday – day off
In summer time (June 1st – August 31th)
For individuals and teams, appointment in advance is required:
Monday, Thursday, Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday – day off

Art galleries


The opening hours of the Atrium, Rakurs, Labyrinth, Mobile Galleries corresponds to the Library's opening hours.

The opening hours of the Panorama Gallery corresponds to the Observation deck's opening hours.

Observation deck

Monday – Sunday: 12 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Last elevator ride at 10.30 p.m.

The ticket window is open: 12 p.m. –10.30 p.m.
Technical breaks:
2 p.m.–2.15 p.m.;
4 p.m.–4.15 p.m.;
6 p.m.–6.15 p.m.;
8 p.m.–8.15 p.m.

Fitness center Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Children’s room Tuesday – Saturday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Monday, Sunday – days off