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Reading rooms opening hours

Reading room opening hours: Opera Library and Museum

'Attack level' Vigipirate plan
Until further notice:
  • Please bring a valid proof of identity to enter the library
  • The West entrance of François-Mitterrand library is closed
  • Voluminous luggages, suitcases and bags won't be accepted any longer within the BnF's sites.

Open every day from 10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. except Sunday

Closed on public holidays:

  • 1 January
  • Easter Sunday and Monday
  • 1 and 8 May
  • Ascension Thursday
  • Pentecost Sunday and Monday
  • 14 July
  • 15 August
  • 1 and 11 November
  • 25 December

Annual closure: from 29 August to 6 September 2015.

Documents from closed stack collections must be requested at least 30 minutes before the reading room closes.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015