Reading rooms opening hours
Open every day from 10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. except Sunday
Closed on public holidays:
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.
Documents from closed stack collections must be requested at least 30 minutes before the reading room closes.
Tuesday, November 21, 2017