Centifolium Stultorum: Büchernarr

The Collection of Manuscripts and Rare Books includes:

  • Manuscripts from all literate cultures, from late antiquity to the present day
  • Autograph documents and bequests from the 16th century onwards
  • Books dating from the earliest days of printing (incunabula) up to 1850, plus rare and valuable editions and numerous special collections (e.g. "Japonica", or pamphlets) right through to contemporary artists' books
  • Files from the ANL archive, the Broda archive and the Waldheim archive
  • Specialist literature about the different categories of holdings
Reading rooms at Heldenplatz and the departments

Due to maintenance work, the reading rooms at Heldenplatz and all departments will be closed from Thursday, July 25 to Monday, August 5, 2024.

Due to the shutdown of the ordering system, no media orders can be accepted from Wednesday, July 24, 2024, 4 pm to Friday, August 2, 2024, 4 pm. The first book collection will take place again on Monday, August 5, 2024.

State Hall

Due to an event, the State Hall will be closed on August 28, 2024.