Rococo Hall

Herzogin Anna Amalia Bibliothek

The Herzogin Anna Amalia Bibliothek is a public research library for literary and cultural history with a collection focusing on German literature from the period around 1800. It preserves literary documents dating from the 9th to the 21st centuries as sources of cultural history and research, indexes them according to form and content and makes them available for use. The library collection amounts to 1 million articles.

After being damaged by fire in 2004, the historic library building with the famous Rococo Hall has now been reopened and can be visited by a maximum 290 persons every day (except Mondays).