Opening Hours

Current information

Reduced opening hours of the Research Library from 7 June 2022 to 15 July 2022


In the period from 7 June 2022 to 15 July 2022 the Gotha Research Library has changed opening hours:

Monday to Friday
Lending: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Reading room / special reading room: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

There may also be disruptions in the reading room gallery during this time. We ask for your understanding.

Further information on use during this period.

Please note that the protective measures to contain the pandemic and the current conditionsof use continue to apply.

If you have any questions, we will be happy to help you by phone at +49 (0) 361 737-5540 or by e-mail at

Closing days of the library

Date Public holiday
01.01.2021 New Year
02.04.-05.04.2021 Easter
01.05.2021 Labour Day
13.05.2021 Ascension Day
24.05.2021 Pentecost
20.09.2021 World Children's Day
24.12.–25.12.2021 Christmas
31.12.2021-01.01.2022 New Year's Eve and New Year's Day