Library

ISTVÁN DOBÓ CASTLE MUSEUM

HU / EN / PL / DE

3300, Eger, Vár 1.
Tel.: +36/36/312-744
E-mail: varmuzeum@egrivar.hu

Egri Programok

The library is a public reference library with limited access. It can only be accessed on site by researchers. There is no membership fee.

The library's history is closely tied to the museum's history. Its collection has been increasing since 1950 with donations and from the 1960s also through exchanges and purchases. Currently there are 35,000 publications in the collection (books, periodicals, exhibition catalogues). The most valuable books found of the collection: 7 handwritten documents from the second half of the 18th century, 15 library documents dating before 1701, as well as 343 books published before 1851 in Hungary and abroad.

Our collection consists of 23,696 books, 8,674 periodicals and 3,751 exhibition catalogues.

A separate collection is Pál Pátzay’s estate that consists of 774 books and 193 catalogues. Another collection, János Győző Szabó’s estate contains 1,069 books.

The library's services include the book lending, information provision and literary research.

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