©Ville de Sélestat
©Ville de Sélestat
©Ville de Sélestat
©Ville de Sélestat
©Ville de Sélestat
©Ville de Sélestat
©Ville de Sélestat

The Humanist Library - Selestat

Discover the secrets of exceptional works... The Humanist Library invites you on a journey through medieval manuscripts and 15th and 16th century prints, in a building designed by the architect Rudy Ricciotti.

Follow in the footsteps of the famous humanist Beatus Rhenanus thanks to the precious testimony left by his library, which is listed in the UNESCO Memory of the World Register.
The interactive devices offered throughout the tour allow everyone to enter the heart of the books and understand the richness of Rhenish humanism. Spend an unforgettable moment in this heritage facility ideally located at the crossroads of Alsace's tourist routes.

Animals allowed: guide and assistance dogs.

1 place Docteur Maurice Kubler
67600 Selestat

TEL 03 88 58 07 20

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  • Video


Disabled access: Yes

Animals accepted: No

Capacity of the meeting rooms: Capacité totale des salles de réunion : 130

Length of visit/event: 1h30 min

Size of group: Maxi : 25, Mini : 2

Enfants (âges) concernés: 3-6 years, 7-12 years, 13-18 years

Equipment meeting rooms: PA system, Micro, Video projector, Screen, Stage, Air conditioning

Equipements de loisirs à proximité: A moins de 500 mètres d'une piste cyclable

Weekly closing on: Monday

Languages spoken: French, German, English

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Audience concerned: Adults (individuals), Children (individuals), Couple, Families, Groups, Groups of children, Schools

Themes: Archaeology, Architecture, Graphic arts, Fine Arts, History, Literary heritage, Temporary exhibition spot

Type of site to visit: Museum and planetarium


Acrivité en :: indoor

Facilities: Air conditioned site, Toilets

Equipements/services vélos: Parking ou arceaux à vélos

Package visits offered: Free visit, Self-guided visit with documents in French, Visit with guide tool, Visit with educational sheets/pack, Guided tour for individuals, Guided tour for groups, Guided tour for groups with reservation

Protective measures: The service provider declares to respect the sanitary protocols, Hydroalcoholic gel available, Contactless payment highly recommended

Opening, proposed sales service (after lockdown) and modalities: Open to the public

Services for individuals: Workshops/classes

Practical services (museums): Shop, Postcard, Exhibition catalogue, Exposition

Practical services: Group reception, Children's reception, Shops /Sale of goods, Left luggage, Local tourist information, Open to individual clients

Stationnement pour véhicules: Less than 200 m from a free public car park, Less than 200 m from a paying public car park

Opening days

Opening hours: May - September / December: Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 12.30pm and from 1.30pm to 6pm. February - April / October - November: Tuesday to Sunday from 1.30 pm to 5.30 pm. Annual closure: Mondays and from 1 to 31 January, 1 May, 25-26 December.


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