The BnF

Exhibition opening hours

Exhibition opening hours: François-Mitterrand Library

Open from Tuesday to Saturday (10.00 am to 7.00 pm) and Sunday (1.00 pm to 7.00 pm – closure of the pay desk: 6.00 p.m.)
  • except Monday
  • except public holidays :
    • 31 december and 1st of January
    • Easter Sunday
    • 1 and 8 May
    • Ascension Thursday
    • Pentecost Sunday
    • 14 July
    • 15 August
    • 1 and 11 November
    • 24 and 25 December

Annual closing of the BnF sites located in Paris (François-Mitterrand, Richelieu and Louvois, Arsenal and Opéra Libraries): During the annual closing of the BnF, various operations are achieved on the BnF premises and public spaces: repair, maintenance or cleaning work. Each year, the sites mentioned above are closed about ten days from the end of August to the beginning of September. The 2018 closing dates will be announced later.

Thursday, November 2, 2017