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You find us north of downtown Munich at Ludwigstraße 16 in the historic Maxvorstadt district, close to Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität and St. Ludwig church (Coordinates: 48.146503,11.582723). The underground stations Odeonsplatz and Universität are nearby.

If arriving by train at Munich Central ("Hauptbahnhof"), take the underground lines U4/U5 (towards "Arabellapark"/"Neuperlach Süd") and get out at "Odeonsplatz" station. From there it is just a five minutes walk northwards to the library building.

If arriving by plane at Munich Airport, take the suburban train ("S-Bahn", either S1 or S8) to Marienplatz station, change to the northbound underground lines U3/U6 (towards "Moosach"/"Garching Forschungszentrum") and get off at Universität station. From there it is just a two minutes walk southwards to our place.

If arriving by car, we strongly recommend to leave the car at your hotel parking lot and to make use of the Munich Transport System (Park & Ride facilities available as well), since public parking place nearby is very limited and only available at a fee. In exceptional cases please announce your arrival at an early stage in order to obtain a permission to access the non public parking lot of our house.

Please contact the information desk in our main entry hall for assistance.Parking place for disabled visitors ist available. Give us a call if you need any assistance on arrival.

Please see Google Maps for detailed Information. Consult the time tables of the Munich Transport System (MVV) and those of the German Railways (Deutsche Bahn).

Visitors Address:
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
Ludwigstr. 16
80539 München

Postal address:
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
Digitale Bibliothek
80328 München

What's New

Latest Additions to our Digital CollectionsLatest Additions to our Digital Collections

Updated daily: Latest additions to the Digital Collections of the Bavarian State Library. Items online: 2,528,875

[29.10.2020]

Sir Francis Drake's last voyage (1595/96)Sir Francis Drake's last voyage (1595/96)

Sir Francis Drake's last voyage (1595/96)

The manuscript Cod.angl. 2 is one of the most important English manuscripts of the Bavarian State Library. Among writings and letters on English seafaring from the 16th and 17th century, it contains a journal of Sir Francis Drake's last voyage, covering the period from August 28, 1595 to May 20, 1596, describing the course of one of the ships of this expedition to the West Indies. On page 13v from January 28 is a note about the death of Sir Francis Drake. The manuscript is available in an annotated version via our IIIF-viewer.
Open manuscript

[03.04.2019]

Virtual tour through the MDZ ScanningCenterVirtual tour through the MDZ ScanningCenter

Virtual tour through the MDZ ScanningCenter

In this five-minute film the MDZ provides an overview of digital production at the Bavarian State Library.

[28.11.2018]

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