Library of the National Gallery in Prague

Address: Šternberský palác, Hradčanské nám. 15, Praha 1


The reading room is open Tuesday to Thursday from 9.30 am to 5 pm, Friday from 9.30 am to 4 pm. Opening hours July and August: Tuesday, Wednesday 9 am – 5 pm.

The library of the National Gallery makes accessible to its users rich collection of publications specialized in fine art – painting, sculpture, graphic art, architecture and history of art. The library collections have been collected since 1880 and they consist of 120,000 publications now. Readers can also use 700 specialized periodicals, which includes actual continuous acquisition of 56 periodicals. Exhibition, collection and auction catalogues represent a specific part of its collection; publications about oriental art are also an interesting part. The collection of the library is accessible for in-library use for the public.

Library online catalogue 

Subject Gateway Art and Architecture (ART): Art group catalogue

There are specialized databases Ebsco – Art Source and JSTOR available in the study room.

Permanent exhibitions

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