The most comprehensive library of archaeology in Northern Germany

The library of the Archaeological Museum Hamburg and Town Museum Harburg houses the most comprehensive collection of literature on the archaeology of Northern Germany, the regional history and the history of the town of Harburg. It contains more than 60,000 volumes and 150 current journals. It is a public library accessible to the general public. Copying and scanning are available.

You can search in the following online catalogues:


OPAC Archaeological Museum Hamburg (the museum’s Online Public Access Catalogue)

Catalogue of the museum libraries of Hamburg

GVK (combined online catalogue for eight federal states of Germany)

beluga – Katalog der Hamburger Bibliotheken


Opening Hours

Opening Hours Tuesday until Friday, 10.00 - 13.00 and by arrangement


Library of the Archaeological Museum Hamburg

Silke Kopton
Museumsplatz 2
21073 Hamburg

 +49 (0)40 42871 3681