National Library

Currently Open [Closes at 08:00 pm]
  • Address: Quai Francois Mauriac, 75013 Paris, France
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 08:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +33-153795959
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Library, Landmark, Family And Kids

The Bibliotheque nationale de France is the National Library of France, placed in Paris. It is proposed to be the storehouse of all that is distributed in France. The present president of the library is Bruno Racine. The library's accumulations swelled to an excess of 300,000 volumes throughout the radical stage of the French Revolution when the private libraries of privileged people and the church premises were seized. After the station of the French First Republic in September 1792, the Assembly proclaimed the Bibliotheque du Roi to be a national property and the organization was renamed the Bibliotheque Nationale. Four centuries later of control by the Crown, this incredible library has now turned into the property of the French individuals. The National Library of France is an open stronghold under the supervision of the Ministry of Culture. Its mission is to constitute accumulations, particularly the duplicates of works distributed in France.

  • By law, the artifacts stored there, are meant to be moderated, and make them accessible to general society.
  • It generates a reference list, collaborates with other national and universal foundations, and partakes in extra developmental activities.

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  • National Library Address: Quai Francois Mauriac, 75013 Paris, France
  • National Library Contact Number: +33-153795959
  • National Library Timing: 09:00 am - 08:00 pm
  • National Library Price: Free
  • Best time to visit National Library(preferred time): 05:00 pm - 07:00 pm
  • Time required to visit National Library: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 2.26% of people who visit Paris include National Library in their plan

  • 52.94% of people start their National Library visit around 4 PM - 5 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see National Library

Thursday, Friday and Saturday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting National Library

People normally club together Viaduc Des Arts and Promenade Plantee while planning their visit to National Library.

People also prefer to end their day with National Library.

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  • Fantastic place and space. Lots of lectures and also interesting for architecture travelers or architecture students good to see.

  • This is the 6th largest Library in the World. It contains about 40 million items-- of which 14 million are books! One of the locations has a "newish", modern building whose architecture is astounding!! From a distance the buildings resemble books located along the Seine!! If one has an interest in enhancing their knowledge of France this is an important place to visit! I hope that this Review has been helpful!

  • Absolutely enormous. Lots of space to sit and work. The beautiful reading rooms are not here though. Photos are misleading.

  • A very huge building with very kind and helpful people. The majority of them speaks English. The entry is 3.9€, but if you want to work with books you should do the library card and activate it (for 1 day it is 5€, 5 days - 20€, 1 year - 35€). It is possible to make the photos of the books.

  • Best spot to study. Great events and exhibitions. And as you can see good to chill and have break. Next to food trucks, cinema, many other facilities.

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