Opening hours

Information regarding Covid-19

We encourage all visitors to keep at least 1 m. distance to each other, and to kindly make use of the automatic antibac-dispensers placed at the entrance.

The number of people visiting the exhibitions at the same time will be limited. There will also be a maximum of 15 people in each tour group, so we kindly ask you to register in advance. 

The Library

The opening hours includes the exhibitions (except for the Map Centre, see further down).

  • Monday–Friday: 10.00 a.m.–09.00 p.m.
  • Saturday 10.00 a.m.–04.00 p.m.

Kafé Å

  • Monday–Friday: 10.00 a.m.–09.00 p.m.
  • Saturday 10.00 a.m.–04.00 p.m.

The Map Centre

  • Monday–Friday: 01.00 p.m.–09.00 p.m.
  • Saturday 10.00 a.m.–04.00 p.m.

Film and Music library

  • Monday–Friday: 10.30 a.m.–02.00 p.m
  • Saturday: Closed

Please contact in advance: film@nb.no or musikk@nb.no

Special Reading Room

  • Monday–Friday: 10.30 a.m.–02.00 p.m
  • Saturday: Closed

The National Library is closed during national holidays.