Modern knowledge center
The site at Heldenplatz is the central service facility of the Austrian National Library. With seven reading rooms and over 400 individual places to read in a stimulating atmosphere, it provides the perfect place for students, researchers and interested individuals.
Here you can find printed material published from 1851. Furthermore, by buying a day ticket or annual membership card, you have complete access to our wide range of library services, to the Internet and to subscribed databases, as well as electronic magazines.
Whether researching for a hobby or scientific work, enjoy exclusive access to hundreds of years of knowledge in addition to a comprehensive range of modern-day literature. Our librarians will be happy to advise and provide support with scientific » research.
The reading rooms at Heldenplatz and the collections are closed on public holidays so as on April 7, 8, 9 and 10, 2023.
In the museums - despite of the State Hall - the regular opening hours are valid. The State Hall is open on Monday April 10.
Due to an employees meeting the Reading Rooms at Heldenplatz, the Department of Manuscripts and Rare Books and the Archives of the Austrian Folk Song Institute do not open before 11.30 a.m. on April 13. For the State Hall as well as the museums the regular opening hours are valid.