Library of the Ethnologisches Museum

Ethnologisches Museum
Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
Arnimallee 27
14195 Berlin

Opening hours
Mon.–Thurs. 9:00–16:00, or by appointment

Library information desk
Tel: 030 / 8301280

Public transport connections
U-Bahn U3 (Dahlem-Dorf)
Bus X11, X83 (Dahlem-Dorf); 101 (Limonenstraße); 110 (Domäne Dahlem)

Scope and holdings
Specialist library for museum-collection areas: Africa, American archaeology and ethnology, the Islamic Orient, East and North-East Asia, South and Southeast Asia, Polynesia, Australia, and ethnomusicology
Collection policy decider: Dr. Richard Haas
Collection areas: literature on ethnology and remote regions
Holdings statistics: 105,000 volumes, 288 currently subscribed periodicals (as of 2011)
Historical book collections: 7,100 volumes. See detailed description in the ‘Handbuch der historischen Buchbestände in Deutschland, Österreich und Europa

Reference library, reading room with 8 desks

Technical equipment
Black-and-white photocopier

The OPAC of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin contains the entire holdings of the Ethnologisches Museum’s library