Visiting NSZL

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We inform our visitors that, as of May 2, 2022, with the exception of the exhibition space of National Széchényi Library, any visit to NSZL’s building is allowed only on previous arrangement, at a pre-arranged date and time, in the presence of a guide. During visiting NSZL, our guests are provided with information about the history of Hungary’s national library, it collections as well as the main tasks of the institution. At the same time, visitors have the opportunity to visit and have a look at the various floors and Reading Rooms of National Széchényi Library. 


Current fees of visiting the NSZL
Guided tour for adults HUF 1,200/person

Guided tour for students and pensioners

HUF 600/person
Guided tour fee including a visit to the library HUF 3,000/group


Pre-arrangement for a guided view of exhibition or for visiting NSZL can be made by email: