Visit the Library

Free visit

You can visit free of charge, the Library. See our Schedules and Agenda exhibitions, activities and events.

Audioguided visit

You can visit the BNE with the audioguides that you will access through different QR codes at the headquarters.

Guided visit to the library. Discover the BNE

This visit runs outside staircase, zaguán, the main staircase, the Room of the church and the Italian Chamber.Further information,.

Visits to exhibitions

These visits run through the different exhibitions organized by the BNE.Further information,.

Specialized visits

These visits are more specific and are organized an approach based on the best interests of a certain group. They are made at the Recoletos headquarters and are subject to the availability of the Library.

  • Visits for groups of university students, for an institutional nature, and for groups of professionals, archivística library and documentation. Applications: By telephone +34 91 580 78 94 or email (

Open door day

The Biblioteca Nacional de españa, at least once a year, its traditional open day: a visit that, in addition to a tour through the building, which includes spaces usually which access is restricted, are some of the unique works that guards the Institution.

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Information on times headquarters divisions, services and exhibitions. How to get to headquarters.