Knowledge to take away

Library

Naturhistorisches Museum Bern, Bibliothek, Blick in die Bücherreihen
The museum is also a library - the inventory comprises 23'000 books and 500 magazines. NMBE/Schäublin

The library, founded in 1962, possesses a stock of about 25'000 books and 500 serials in the domains geology, mineralogy, paleontology, zoology and cynology.

Open access library

Loan 1 month, free of charge; extensions of term are possible

Complete online catalogue IDS Basel Bern

Reading room with 6 work stations

Interlibrary loan: Be 156

Opening hours

Access only on appointment (call or e-mail)

Monday 2 – 5 pm

Tuesday to Wednesday 9 am – 5 pm