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Library of the Münzkabinett

Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
Bodestraße 1–3
10178 Berlin

Opening times by appointment
Tuesday to Friday: 10 am to 12:30 am and 1 pm to 4:30 pm 

Library information

Valentina Schröder
Phone: +49 30 2664 5411

Scope and holdings

Reference library of numismatic-related literature

Collection policy decider: Elke Bannicke
Collection areas: literature on the history of coins and medals of all epochs and countries
Holdings statistics: approx. 20,000 volumes, 56 currently subscribed periodicals
Historical book collections: numerous important historical books are still missing as a result of the Second World War.


Use in the study room with 10 desks available, reference library

Be aware: The study room will remain closed from 1 March up to 31 May 2020

The study room of the Münzkabinett will remain closed until further notice. For more information please contact the secretariat of the Münzkabinett. We apologize for any inconvenience.


Electronic catalogues: OPAC of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (contains titles acquired from 2003 onwards); interactive online catalogue of the Münzkabinett (includes Münzkabinett exhibits)
Traditional catalogues: alphabetical card catalogue