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Book Museum

Welcome to the SLUB Book Museum!

On the 2nd floor of the Central Library the doors open for you into the magical world of books and writings. In changing special exhibitions we give you an exciting insight into our extensive holdings.

Detailed information about our current exhibitions can be found here 

The famous Dresden Maya Codex is constantly on display in the treasure chamber. 

We are looking forward to your visit!


Book museum reopened

Your health is close to our heart! We therefore ask you to consider the following rules during your visit:

Please follow the signposted tour and do not touch anything.

  • Please keep a minimum distance of 1.5 metres - 2 metres to persons who do not belong to your household.
  • Please wear a mouth/nose cover during your entire visit for your own protection and that of your fellow men. 

 Thank you very much!

Opening hours of the treasure chamber

The treasure chamber can be visited by qualified personnel during the following times:

Monday to Friday from 10 a. m. to 5 p. m. 

Saturday: 2 p. m. within the public guided tours (please register online for the tour in advance and observe the current hygiene rules).

The Treasury is closed on Sundays and public holidays.

Admission and public guided tours on Saturday are free of charge. Donations for the Book Museum are very welcome.

Please store your wardrobe and luggage in advance in the lockers provided in the foyer of the SLUB.