Opening Hours

Current information

Modified opening and service hours

As of October 1, 2022, the Gotha Research Library will maintain its limited opening and service hours until further notice as part of energy conservation efforts. The lending desk and the reading area with the reference collection are open Monday to Friday 9 am - 5 pm. The special reading room in the castle is open Monday to Friday 9 am - 5 pm and the special reading room Perthes-Forum 9 am - 3 pm.

From 19 December 2022 to 13 January 2023, the library will be open 9am - 4pm, and the special reading room in the Perthes Forum 9am - 3pm.

Please note that the Gotha Research Library will be closed from 24 December 2022 to 1 January 2023.

Closing days of the library

Date Public holiday
15. - 18.04.2022 Easter
26.05.2022 Ascension Day
06.06.2022 Pentecost
20.09.2022 World Children's Day
03.10.2022 Day of German Unification
31.10.2022 Reformation Day
26. - 31.12.2022 Christmas, New Year's Eve, Company holidays