About the Library

The Moravian Library in Brno is a research organisation whose main purpose is to carry out basic research, applied research or experimental development, and to disseminate their results by means of education, publications or transfer of technologies.

Founded in 1808 and with a national legal deposit status since 1935 it now serves as a regional library for the region of Southern Moravia. With its 4 million volumes it is the second largest library in Czech Republic. It also has valuable historical collections including an old map collection, incunabula, medieval manuscripts and old prints. The library staff of 157 is serving 21,000 registered users (about 60% of them students) lending 565,000 items per year. See video about Moravian Library.

Barrier-free access to the main entrance via sidewalk along the building from Hrnčířská street, two reserved parking places at the sidewalk. Reception on the ground floor and accessible café, two lifts to all floors (door 80, width 110, depth 140 cm). Barrier-free WC I. (width 175, depth 175 cm) located on the 1st, 3rd and 5th floor, cabin with changing table on the 1st floor (keys available at the desk on the ground floor).

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Opening Hours

Monday-Friday 08.30-22.00
Saturday 9.00-17.00
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Phone Number 541 646 201541 646 201 
E-mail mzk@mzk.cz



Poslední aktualizace: 16.02.2023, 11:57