Maps reading room

The holdings of the map department can only be consulted in the department's reading room Unter den Linden. The Benutzungsordnung - Gebührenordnung of the Staatsbibliothek apply.

The entire collection of old and new maps, atlases, views etc. is available in the map reading room Unter den Linden. Advance orders can be placed online (order button). In this reading room you will also find specialist literature on cartography and spatial reference works such as atlases, gazetteers etc.

Specialist literature with the shelfmark "KartLSHM" or "KartKS" with publication years from 1956 onwards can usually also be borrowed outside the library.

Opening times of the Maps Reading Room

Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9am – 5pm
Tuesday and Thursday 9am – 7pm